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Hershey’s Extends USATF Partnership

Hershey’s has extended its partnership with USA Track & Field, a deal that will keep the candy maker as the presenting sponsor of the national governing body’s Run Jump Throw program through 2024. Hershey’s has sponsored the Run Jump Throw program since 2015. The effort is a hands-on learning program for children ages 7–12 to […]

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Atlanta to Host 2020 Olympic Marathon Trials

Atlanta will host the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials—Marathon for both men and women, USA Track & Field and the U.S. Olympic Committee have announced. The Atlanta Track Club will serve as the local organizing committee. The trials will be staged February 29, 2020, in conjunction with the Atlanta Marathon, which will be run the following day. […]

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Max Siegel

Max Siegel has had many noteworthy accomplishments since taking over as CEO of USA Track & Field in 2012. But significant achievements have followed him throughout his career, as the first African-American to graduate with honors from Notre Dame law school, as an athlete representative, as president of global operations for Dale Earnhardt Inc. and as the founder of Rev Racing. His role at USATF, however, has led to an 84 percent increase in annual revenue, a slate of new sponsors and a new approach to events In April, his leadership helped Eugene, Oregon, secure the 2021 IAAF World Championships without even submitting a bid, the first time the event will be held in the United States. In this interview with SportsTravel’s Jason Gewirtz

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