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MASTERS TRACK & FIELD MEDIA COVERAGE
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  •     2016

  • See USATF calendar for complete list
  • Feb. 21 - USATF Masters 8 km Championships
  • Mar. 4-6 - USATF Masters Indoor Championships, Alburquerque NM - Web site
  • Apr. 23 - USATF Mas ters 10 km Championships
  • Jul. 14-17 - USATF Masters Outdoor Championships, Grand Rapids MI - Web site
  • Oct. 2 - USATF Masters 5 km Championships
  • Oct. 29-30 - USATF Masters 15 km Championships

  • August 12, 2016 -- "Reaching for new heights" -- features masters high jumper Bruce McBarnette -- on WJLA-TV 7, Washington DC | Video -- on YouTube | MP4 (34 mB) | Original
  • August 7, 2016 -- "Senior athletes: Going the distance" -- features masters athlete Dixon Hemphill -- on CBS News | Video -- on YouTube | MP4 (115 mB) | Original
  • July 6, 2016 -- "Nation’s best to compete at USA Masters Track Championships in Grand Rapids MI July 14-17, Grand Valley State University -- 1018 athletes in 2560 events includes 104 from Michigan in 187 events; many Grand Rapids area stars" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • July 6, 2016 -- Grand Rapids 2016 Masters Entries, including Name, City, Age, Affiliation, Best Marks -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • July 20, 2016 -- Compilation of media coverage -- on www.usatfmasters.org
          • July 17, 2016 -- Videos from USATF Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Grand Rapids MI -- on USATF.org
          • July 17, 2016 -- "91-year old Dixon Hemphill wins three events, TNT beats SoCal Track Club for team title as Masters Outdoor Champs conclude" -- on USATF.org | Original
          • July 16, 2016 -- "Palacios, Montieth break American records on third day of USATF Masters Champs" -- on USATF.org | Original
          • July 15, 2016 -- "Woodard breaks 400m world record on second day of USATF Masters Outdoor Champs" -- on USATF.org | Original
          • July 14, 2016 -- "Long-standing American records fall on first day of USATF Masters Outdoor Championships" -- on USATF.org | Original
          • July 15, 2016 -- "National Masters Track and Field Championships underway at Grand Valley" -- on MLIVE Michigan | DOC
          • July 15, 2016 -- "USATF Outdoor Masters Championships being held at GVSU" -- on WOOD TV8 Grand Rapids / Holland / Kalamazoo, Michigan | MP4 | Video -- on YouTube
          • July 14, 2016 -- "Back in the game: Grand Valley record holder returns 13 years later for USATF Masters Championships" -- on MLIVE Michigan | MP4 | Video -- on YouTube
          • July 13, 2016 -- "GVSU record holder to compete in the Masters National Championships" -- on Fox 17 West Michigan
          • July 14, 2016 -- "Track & Field Masters celebrates lifetime fitness at GVSU" -- in West Michigan Sports Commission | PDF | Original
  • July 3, 2016 -- "Masters history made at Olympic Trials" -- press release by Mark Cleary, Masters Invitation Director
  • July 1, 2016 -- "Olympic Trials masters 1500 races feature men and women record holders – Hayward Field, Eugene 5 PM, Sunday, July 3" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • July 1, 2016 -- Reprinted -- on PR Newswire
          • July 1, 2016 -- Reprinted -- on www.usatfmasters.org
  • March 6, 2016 -- "Forty-four World and American records broken in three days at USATF Masters Indoor Championships" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • Selected Local TV Coverage
          • March 7, 2016, 4:55 AM -- KOB-ABQ (NBC) Eyewitness News Today
          • March 6, 2016, 10:32 PM -- KRQE-ABQ (CBS) KRQE News 13 at 10
          • March 6, 2016, 5:14 PM -- KOB-ABQ (NBC) Eyewitness News 4 @ 5
          • March 6, 2016, 8:16 AM -- KOAT-ABQ (ABC) Action 7 News More in the Morning
          • March 6, 2016, 7:15 AM -- KOAT-ABQ (ABC) Action 7 News More in the Morning
          • March 6, 2016, 6:15 AM -- KOAT-ABQ (ABC) Action 7 News More in the Morning
          • March 5, 2016, 10:18 PM -- KOAT-ABQ (ABC) Action 7 News Live at 10
          • March 5, 2016, 1:33 AM -- KRQE-ABQ (CBS) KRQE News 13 at 10
          • March 4, 2016, 10:34 PM -- KRQE-ABQ (CBS) KRQE News 13 at 10
          • March 4, 2016, 10:30 PM -- KRQE-ABQ (CBS) KRQE News 13 at 10
          • March 4, 2016, 7:57 AM -- KOAT-ABQ (ABC) Good Morning America
          • March 4, 2016, 6:56 AM -- KOAT-ABQ (ABC) Action 7 News More in the Morning
          • March 4, 2016, 6:15 AM -- KOAT-ABQ (ABC) Action 7 News More in the Morning
          • March 4, 2016, 5:49 AM -- KOAT-ABQ (ABC) Action 7 News More in the Morning
          • March 4, 2016, 5:15 AM -- KOAT-ABQ (ABC) Action 7 News More in the Morning
          • March 4, 2016, 4:47 AM -- KOAT-ABQ (ABC) Action 7 News More in the Morning
          • March 2, 2016, 7:40 AM -- KASA-ABQ (FOX) 2 KASA This Morning
          • March 4, 2016, 6:00 PM -- Video on KOAT-ABC TV, Albuquerque-Santa Fe NM -- Lead: "Also going on tomorrow, the Convention Center is hosting the 2016 US Masters Track Championships. Hundreds of athletes will be competing, including some former Olympians. This is only the second time the meet has been held in Albuquerque."
          • March 4, 2016, 5:00 AM -- Video on KOAT-ABC TV, Albuquerque-Santa Fe NM -- Lead: "We are off to the races this weekend in Albuquerque. The convention center is hosting the 2016 US Masters Track Championships. Hundreds of athletes will be competing, including some former Olympians. Action 7 news reporter Mike Springer takes a look at how the event is a jolt for some local businesses."
          • March 4, 2016 -- "USA Masters Track and Field Masters day 1" -- on KRQE News 13 TV | MP4 | Original | Transcript
          • March 4-6, 2016 -- Selected photos by Rob Jerome | Content and usage instructions
          • March 6, 2016 -- "Runner has emotional homecoming at USA Track & Field" -- in Albuquerque Journal | Original
          • March 6, 2016 -- "80-year-old sets American record in event at ABQ Convention Center" -- on KOB-4 TV Albuquerque | Original | Video | MP4 (22 mB)
          • March 6, 2016 -- "Orville Rogers captures 15th career world age group title" -- in Sportsday Dallas News | Original
          • March 6, 2016 -- "Even at age 70, Assink is still running" -- in Albuquerque Journal | Original in Press Reader | Original in Albuquerque Journal
          • • includes 16 additional photos:
          • • 1: Ty Brown2: Bill Collins3: Bill Jankovich4: Bill Collins5: Steven Ross6: Roger Assink7: Assink and others8: Assink910
          • • 11: Ellen Hart1213: Stuart14: Ellen Hart15: Wolski16: Wolski
          • March 5, 2016 -- "Jazz trumpeter Shaheed runs double time at U.S. Masters meet" -- in Albuquerque Journal | Original
          • March 5, 2016 -- "Burke sets world record at U.S. Masters T&F" -- in Albuquerque Journal | Original
          • March 4, 2016 -- "Indoor Track: Senior standout Mike Young joined by son Alex at Wisconsin meet" -- in The Telegraph (Alton IL) | Original
          • March 4, 2016 -- "Masters athletes in town for U.S. meet" -- in Albuquerque Journal | Original
          • March 2, 2016 -- "USA Masters Track Championship at Albuquerque Convention Center Friday-Sunday, March 4-6: Five Olympians including ’84 flagbearer, two entertainers, 30+ World Champions, many New Mexico star athletes; media and public are welcome" -- updated press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 4, 2016 -- "USA Masters Track Champs Comes to Albuquerque Today" -- in Broadway World | Original
          • March 2, 2016 -- "The USA Track & Field National Masters Indoor Championships Comes to Albuquerque, 3/4-6" -- in Broadway World | Original
          • February 25, 2016 -- "The USA Track & Field National Masters Indoor Championships Comes to Albuquerque, 3/4-6" -- in Broadway World | Original
          • February 24, 2016 -- "USA Masters Track Championship at Albuquerque Convention Center Friday-Sunday, March 4-6: Four Olympians including ’84 flagbearer, two entertainers, 30+ World Champions, many New Mexico star athletes; media and public are welcome" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • Reprinted -- on PR Newswire
          • Reprinted -- on USATF
          • February 24, 2016 -- "800 headed to ABQ for indoor nationals, 44 from New Mexico" -- coverage of Media Committee release on Mastertrack.com
  • January 15, 2016 -- "Weekend Warriors: How 55-year-old sprinter Daphne Sluys became a world champion -- in ESPN W | Original

        2015

  • December 4, 2015 -- Media Committee 2015 Annual Report to USATF Masters Track & Field meeting, Houston TX -- by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • November 10, 2015 -- "You can be a high-level athlete whether you’re 20 or 70. These competitors are proof." -- in The Washington Post -- Original by Mike Plunkett, The Washington Post, November 10
  • September 21, 2015 -- "100 Years Old. 5 World Records" -- in The New York Times -- Front-page story with photo
          • September 20, 2015 -- "Dash of History: 100-Year-Old Sets 5 World Records -- in Times of San Diego
  • September 6, 2015 -- Video by Jay Jacob Wind: Bob winning age-group gold medal in meet-record time at Potomac Valley Games, 2000 Meter Steeplechase, T.C. Williams High School, Alexandria VA | Original (MP4)


  • World Masters Championships, Lyon France, releases and coverage

  • August 18, 2015 -- "USA World Masters Team Wins 57 Golds, 160 Medals, Sets 6 World Records at Lyon WMA Championships" -- on PR Newswire
          • August 11, 2015 -- "World Masters Track First Week In Lyon, France: USA Scores 24 Gold, 62 Overall Medals; Five Break World Records In Lyon" -- on PR Newswire
          • August 1, 2015 -- "USA To Compete For Gold At Lyon, France World Masters Track Championships Aug. 4-16, USA Team Has 426 Athletes" -- on PR Newswire
          • August 4, 2015 -- "Team USA boasts 426 entrants for Lyon worlds starting Tuesday; Finally! USATF Masters has Twitter, Facebook, Instagram feeds" -- in MastersTrack.com -- quotes Bob Weiner, chair, USATF Masters Media Committee
          • September 30, 2015 -- "Hanover Park woman a Dist. 54 bus driver and world track champ" -- in Illinois Daily Herald | Original | Video | MP4
          • August 31, 2015 -- "San Diegans Recall Joy, Heartbreak of World Masters Track Meet" -- in Times of San Diego CA
          • August 30, 2015 -- "North grad wins world masters athletics title" -- in The Republic, Columbus IN
          • August 26, 2015 -- "Local Trkac Racing Team impresses at World Championships" -- in The Union serving western Nevada County CA
          • August 25, 2015 -- "Kids, a miscarriage, hysterectomy and now a silver medal at Worlds" -- in Lohud, The Journal News, A Gannett Company, Westchester NY
          • August 25, 2015 -- "KDMC Trainer Wins Second in World Event: Clark ranked 14th in World in 100 meter" -- in DailyLeader.com, Bookhaven MS
          • August 14, 2015 -- "Tuff World Masters luck for Ryston Runner Malcolm" -- in The Mercury Track and Field, Pottstown PA
          • August 14, 2015 -- "Pottstown grad back on track after beating cancer" -- in Lynn News, Lynn UK
          • August 20, 2015 -- "Wayne woman earns gold medal at World Masters Track and Field Championships" -- in Mainline Media News, serving the Main Line from Bala Cynwyd PA to Malvern PA
          • August 20, 2015 -- "Darien Runner Wins Silver Medal At Masters World Championship" -- in Darien Daily Herald, Darien CT
          • August 27, 2015 -- "Bellingham woman wins world title after battling injuries" -- in The Bellingham Herald, Bellingham WA
          • August 15, 2015 -- "Sluys wins gold at world championships" -- in The Bellingham Herald, Bellingham WA
          • August 18, 2015 -- "USA's World Masters Team wins 57 golds, 160 medals, sets 6 world records at Lyon WMA Championships" -- press release by USATF
          • August 18, 2015 -- USA Relay Team Winners, Final Day, World Masters Championships - Photo by Mary Trotto
          • August 13, 2015 -- "Age-Defying Athletes: Racing a Clock While Scoffing at Time at the World Masters athletics Championships, Competitors in their 60's, 70's, and 80's gave new meaning to peak performance" -- in The New York Times | Slideshow -- Photo-essay by photographer Angela Jimenez - click "next" through the TEN photos and captions with Flo Meiler, Rita Hanscom, Cristel Donley, and several others
          • PHOTO: Rita Hanscom high jumps en route to breaking W60 World Heptathlon Record. Photo by Rob Jérôme
          • PHOTO: Flo Meiler high jump en route to W80 world heptathlon record, World Masters Championship, Lyon, France. Photo By Rob Jérôme
          • PHOTO: Bruce McBarnette jumps to win his 12th world high jump title in Lyon, most of any high jumper in history. Photo by Rob Jérôme


  • July 30, 2015 -- "Feed Sandy: Masters T&F Social Media Program" -- press release by Bob Weiner, chair, USATF Masters Media Committee
  • July 20, 2015 -- USA National Masters Track Championships July 23-26 at Univ. of North Florida, Hodges Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla. include World Champions, Olympians, NFL Great, Local Stars Among 1000 Athletes 30-98 from USA and World | PDF -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • July 27, 2015 -- "Masters athletes reunite on track" -- in The Florida Times-Union | Original
          • July 27, 2015 -- "The world's fastest 78 year old visited the First Coast" -- on First Coast News | Original | includes video interviews:
                • • Bob Lida | Original (MP4)
                • • John Brittain | Original (MP4)
                • • Bob Weiner, Ahmad Faheem Shabazz, Jo Phelps, and Dixon Hemphill | Original (MP4)
                • • Dixon Hemphill | Original (MP4)
          • July 26, 2015 -- "Back on track for Elk Grove-area teacher" -- in Elk Grove (CA) Citizen
          • July 24, 2015 -- "USATF Master Outdoor Championships" -- on Fox 30 Action Sports JAX -- includes interview with Dixon Hemphill | Original (MP4)
          • July 23, 2015 -- "USATF Masters Outdoor Championships Resume with Impressive Field Performances" -- press release by USATF
          • July 23, 2015 -- "UNF hosts National Masters Track Championships" -- in First Coast News, Jacksonville FL
          • July 23, 2015 -- "Middle distances kick off 2015 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships" -- press release by USATF
          • July 23, 2015 -- "Big track events to be in area spotlight: Thousands of athletes coming to UNF for USA Masters, Junior Olympics" -- in Florida Times Union -- front page lead sports story
          • July 19, 2015 -- "USA National Masters Track Championships July 23-26 At Univ. of North Florida, Hodges Stadium, Jacksonville Include World Champions, Olympians, NFL Great, Local Stars Among 1000 Athletes 30-98" -- on PR Newswire
          • July 23, 2015 -- Jacksonville National Masters Home Press Calls -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
          • July 23, 2015 -- Live Results
          • July 24, 2015 -- Team Scoring, final
          • July 23, 2015 -- Jacksonville 2015 Masters Entries, including Name, City, Age, Affiliation, Best Marks -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • July 23, 2015 -- Team USA Lyon 2015 Masters Entries, including Name, City, Age, Affiliation, Best Marks -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • July 23, 2015 -- Lyon World Masters Home Press Calls -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
  • June 30, 2015 -- "Masters Invitational 3000 Meters At USATF Championships June 28 Fastest On American Soil In History And First Time Eight Under Nine Minutes – Race Held At Hayward Field During Open Championships" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • April 23, 2015 -- "World Renowned Drake Relays Includes Women's Masters Invitational 800 Meters with Stars: Sat., April 25, 11:17 AM, Des Moines" -- on PR Newswire | Original | DOC

  • March 20-22, 2015 -- 2015 USATF Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships, Winston-Salem NC
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    Complete results and USATF videos
          • April 28, 2015 -- "90-year-old track team runners" -- on WGHP Fox 8 News (Winston-Salem NC) | MP4 (20 mB) | Original
          • March 24, 2015 -- "Relay team of 90-year-olds breaks record" -- on WXII 12 (NBC TV Greensboro / Winston-Salem / High Point NC) | MP4 | Original | Transcript
          • March 23, 2015 -- "Five nonagenarians helped Washington-DC based Potomac Valley Track Club win the USATF National Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships" -- in The Washington Post | Original (scroll right past football and tennis)
          • March 23, 2015 -- "90+ world relay champions set 2 records by completing 4-man events at USATF Masters Indoor Championships" -- on KETK Sports (NBC TV Tyler TX) | PDF | Mobile version | PDF | Reprinted in Dallas Sun Times | Reprinted in Pets' Station | Reprinted on KETK's Facebook page | Reprinted in Scoop.it
          • March 22, 2015 -- "Team Of 90-Year-Olds Run Into The Record Books" -- on WFMY News (CBS TV Greensboro / Winston-Salem / High Point NC) | MP4 | Original
          • March 22, 2015 -- "More records fall at Masters Indoor Championships" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • March 22, 2015 -- "Eight World Records, 30 American Records at USATF Masters Indoor Championships this week in Winston-Salem" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 22, 2015 -- "Potomac Valley Track Club Wins National Team Title Over 87 Teams At USA Track & Field Indoor Masters Track Championships In Winston-Salem, 900 Competitors" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | Team photo by Greg Coats, USATF | Men's team photo
          • March 22, 2015 -- "World Record Runs for Team of 90-Year-Olds -- on WFMY 2 (CBS Winston-Salem / Greensboro / High Point NC) | MP4
          • March 21, 2015 -- "90+ world-record relay champions return to set two more records at USATF Masters Indoor Championships in Winston-Salem; Obera sets another world 80+ record" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 21, 2015 -- "Ninety-plus World relay champions set two records by completing four-man events at USATF Masters Indoor Championships in Winston-Salem; Obera, Ty and Kenton Brown set World records -- on Noodls.com
          • March 21, 2015 -- "Ninety-plus World relay champions set two records by completing four-man events at USATF Masters Indoor Championships in Winston-Salem; Obera, Ty and Kenton Brown set World records (USATF - USA Track & Field)" -- in WorldNews (WN) Network
          • March 20, 2015 -- "Masters Track Championships" -- on WXII 12 (NBC Winston-Salem / Greensboro / High Point NC) | MP4
          • March 20, 2015 -- "Masters Indoor Track Nationals" -- on WGHP 8 (Fox News Winston-Salem / Greensboro / High Point NC) | MP4
          • March 20, 2015 -- "Track Championships Begin" -- on WXII 12 (NBC Winston-Salem / Greensboro / High Point NC) | MP4
          • March 20, 2015 -- "Indoor Masters coming to JDL Fast Track" -- on WXII 12 (Winston-Salem / Greensboro / High Point NC) | MP4 | Original
          • March 20, 2015 -- "81-year old Irene Obera breaks world and American age records on first day of USATF National Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships, Winston-Salem NC" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | Reprinted -- by USATF.org | Photo | Photo | Photo | Photo | All 4 photos by Gregory Coats, Sr.
          • March 18, 2015 -- "Winston-Salem's JDL Fast Track to host Masters indoor meet" -- in Winston-Salem Journal -- coverage generated by USATF Masters Media Committee | Original
          • March 20, 2015 -- "Relay team of 90-year-olds among Masters track meet features" -- on WRAL.com
          • March 18, 2015 -- "World, U.S., & Local Stars Set For Winston-Salem USATF Masters Track Indoor Championships March 20-22 At JDL Fast Track; City Becomes First Ever To Host Back-To-Back Outdoor And Indoor National Championships" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 11, 2015 -- Reprinted on PR Newswire
          • Complete information
          • Complete Results, by event
          • Schedule of Events
          • Spreadsheet: 2416 Athlete-events, 873 athletes, 87 clubs (XLS)

  • March 1, 2015 -- "Masters Invitationals at USA Track Championships may set world & US records with Olympian John Trautmann & World Champion Anselm Lebourne in men’s 1500m, National Champions Maurelhena Walles & Latricia Dendy in women’s 300m: Sunday, March 1, 2:35 PM, Reggie Lewis Track, Boston MA" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • February 25, 2015 -- "Masters Invitationals at USA Track Championships, Boston March 1, May Set World Records with Olympian John Trautmann & World Champion Anselm Lebourne in Men's 1500, National Champions Maurelhena Walles & Latricia Dendy in Women's 300" -- in PR Newswire
  • In memory of Alan E. Price: d. January 7, 2015 -- "What a champion and an inspiration! All of us in the track and field community will miss him deeply." -- Bob Weiner, USA Track & Field National Masters Media Chair, and member, Potomac Valley Track Club
  • January 5, 2015 -- "Joy MacDonald dies at 73; held WRs in vault, was MTF treasurer" -- in MastersTrack.com -- quote Robert Weiner of RWA
  • January 1, 2015 -- "Klee: On New Year's Day, Colorado Springs Woman Christel Donley Celebrates By Defying Calendar" -- in The Gazette -- coverage generated by USATF Masters Media Committee | Original

       2014

  • November 26, 2014 -- Media Committee 2014 Annual Report to USATF Masters Track & Field meeting, Anaheim CA -- by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • September 26, 2014 -- "Attorney fights fraud, chases fast times" -- in The Daily Transcript, San Diego CA -- quotes Rita Hanscom | Photo | Photo
  • August 24, 2014 -- Photo by Rob Jerome of Team USA in San José, Costa Rica, at North, Central American, and Caribbean World Masters Athletics (NCCWMA) 2014 Track & Field Championship
  • August 19, 2014 -- "Age No Limit for Masters Track and Field Athletes" -- by Lindsey Holden in SB Nation
          • August 19, 2014 -- Video -- on Medill News Service
  • August 14, 2014 -- "Bohemia club members don't let age keep them off track (and field)" -- in Newsday | Original

          2014 USATF Masters Outdoor Championships in Winston-Salem NC -- How The Press Was Generated -- A Team Effort

  • September, 2014 -- "4 Million Viewers, 59 TV Stories at Winston-Salem National Masters Championships" -- in National Masters News | PDF
  • July 17-21, 2014 -- Winston-Salem National Masters Championships Media Coverage | PDF

          Videos
          • July 21, 2014 -- "90-Year-Olds on Relay Team" -- on WGHP-8 Fox TV, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem NC | Original
          • July 21, 2014 -- "Track and Field Competitors in their 90s" -- on WFMY CBS TV, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem NC | Original
          • July 20, 2014 -- "90-Year-Olds Team For World Records" -- on ESPN | Original | Original | Original
          • July 20, 2014 -- "USA Track & Field Masters at Wake Forest" -- on WXII-12 TV | Original
          • July 18, 2014 -- "USATF Masters Outdoor Championships" -- on N14G TV, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem NC | Original
          • July 17, 2014 -- "USATF Masters Outdoor Championships" -- on N14G TV, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem NC | Original
          • July 17, 2014 -- "Great Grandma Competes in Track Meet" -- on WFMY-2 CBS TV, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem NC | Original
          • July 17, 2014 -- "National Masters Track and Field Championship held in Winston-Salem" -- on WGHP-8 Fox TV, Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem NC | Original

          Audios
          • July 22, 2014 -- "USA Track & Field Masters Outdoor Championships" -- on WGN-AM, Chicago IL
          • July 18, 2014 -- “Let the Games Begin Again: 74 Year-Old Olympic Flagbearer Ed Burke Competes in National Track Competition" -- on 88.5 WFDD Radio (NPR affiliate) | Original (begins about 1:00 into broadcast)

          Printed in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17-20, 2014 -- Day-by-day photos | Thursday, July 17 | Friday, July 18 | Saturday, July 19 | Sunday, July 20 -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 21, 2014 -- "Rouser relishes his chance to compete" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 20, 2014 -- "USATF Masters Outdoor Championships: Nailing the approach McBarnette gets steps right to set high-jump record" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 20, 2014 -- "Hamilton: Masters friendships as important as the races" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 18, 2014 -- "Weiner enjoys multitasking" -- in Winston-Salem Journal | Original | Original Photo
          • July 18, 2014 -- "Notes: Greensboro's Sowerby staying quite busy" -- in Winston-Salem Journal | Original
          • July 18, 2014 -- "Hamilton: Shaheed living the life he loves" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 18, 2014 -- "90-year-olds still have sprinters’ legs" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 18, 2014 -- "Long Island realtor Martin continues to thrive on track" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 18, 2014 -- "Schmanski took unconventional path to fitness" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17, 2014 -- "Great-grandmother, 80, entered in 14 events at Masters track meet" -- in Winston-Salem Journal | Original
          • July 17, 2014 -- "Notes: Holland second in 800; eyes 1,500 on Saturday" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17, 2014 -- "Ellard, ex-NFL star, is ready for first Masters Championship" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17, 2014 -- "Former Olympian Burke still has competitive fire burning at 74" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17, 2014 -- "Shannon, 57, still loves to run" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17, 2014 -- "Four-day Masters track meet to begin Thursday at Wake Forest" -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17-20, 2014 -- "USATF National Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships" -- in Winston-Salem Journal

          Printed in other newspapers (includes links to some videos)
          • July 22, 2014 -- "All this team of ninety-year-olds does is set records in track" -- in The Washington Post
          • July 23, 2014 -- "Track Team is Peerless and, Seemingly, Ageless" -- in The New York Times | Original
          • July 24, 2014 -- "Ex-NFL, Fresno State, Hoover star Ellard wins Masters triple jump" -- in The Fresno Bee
          • July 18, 2014 -- "Fresno's Dennis Duffy wins USATF national title in 400 meters" -- in The Fresno Bee
          • July 23, 2014 -- "Sterling man soars to high jump record" -- in Loudoun Times-Mirror | Video | Original
          • July 17-19, 2014 -- Day-by-day photos by Gregory Coats | Thursday, July 17 | Friday, July 18 | Saturday, July 19
          • July 17, 2014 -- "Track and Field Championships Race Off in Winston-Salem" -- on Time-Warner Cable News Triad -- Note: print story available to all, but video available only to Time-Warner Cable subscribers
          • July 22, 2014 -- "90s hits on the track" -- in ESPN
          • July 22, 2014 -- "Over-90 relay team sets world records at USATF Masters Championships" -- in SI.com
          • July 22, 2014 -- "All this team of ninety-year-olds does is set records in track" -- in eWallstreeter
          • July 21, 2014 -- "90-plus-year-old men set 3 world relay records at USATF Masters" -- in Albuquerque Express
          • July 21, 2014 -- "90-and-Over Relay Team Sets Three World Records" -- in Runner's World
          • July 21, 2014 -- "90-Year-Olds Set World Record for Relay" -- in M.Bwwfitnessworld.com
          • July 21, 2014 -- "Concord man wins National Javelin Championship at 2014 USA Track & Field Masters Championship" -- in Union Leader
          • July 21, 2014 -- "Men in their 90s set 3 world relay records at USATF Masters" -- in Kgw.com (AP)
          • July 21, 2014 -- "‘Treasure of masters track’ Carroll DeWeese shares gems in talk" -- in Masterstrack.com
          • July 20, 2014 -- "Here’s a relay team of 90+ year old dudes being more active than you" -- in Next Impulse Sports
          • July 20, 2014 -- "First relay team of 90-plus-year-olds set 3 World Records, So Cal wins team championship at USATF Masters Outdoors" -- in USA Track & Field
          • July 20, 2014 -- "USA Track & Field Masters at Wake Forest | Sports - WXII Home" -- in WXII12.com
          • July 20, 2014 -- "USATF Masters: Greensboro's Latiffia Taylor eyes another title" -- in News-Record.com - Blogs
          • July 20, 2014 -- "USATF Masters: Friendships as important as the races" -- in News-Record.com - Blogs
          • July 19, 2014 -- "More records fall as Harvey, Obera, McBarnette, Ellard highlight Day Three at USATF Masters Outdoor Championships" -- in USA Track & Field
          • July 18, 2014 -- "Brad Barton, 48, Misses Milestone Sub-4 in 1500 by Whisker" -- in Times of San Diego
          • July 18, 2014 -- "Party time follows record-setting day at North Carolina nationals" -- in Masterstrack.com
          • July 18, 2014 -- "Records fall, champions crowned on Day 1 at USATF Masters Outdoor Championships" -- in Noodls-USA
          • July 16, 2014 -- "Records fall, champions crowned on Day 1 at USATF Masters Outdoor Championships" -- in USA Track & Field
          • July 18, 2014 -- "USATF Masters: How area runners fared" -- in News-Record.com - Blogs
          • July 18, 2014 -- "USATF Masters: Former NFL star Henry Ellard retains his health" -- in News-Record.com - Blogs
          • July 18, 2014 -- "Henry Ellard, former NFL All-Pro receiver, competes at USATF Masters" -- in OlympicTalk - NBC Sports
          • July 16, 2014 -- "A 65-year-old woman ran a half mile in 2:42" -- in SI.com
          • July 16, 2014 -- "USATF Masters track and field begins Thursday in Winston-Salem" -- in News-Record.com - Blogs
          • July 16, 2014 -- "JDL Fast Track owner part of USATF Masters meet in Winston-Salem" -- in News-Record.com - Blogs
          • July 17-20 -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17-20 -- in Times of San Diego
          • July 17-20 -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17-20 -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17-20 -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17-20 -- in WFDD (NPR Affiliate)
          • July 17-20 -- in Greensboro News & Record
          • July 17-20 -- in Greensboro News & Record
          • July 17-20 -- in Time Warner Cable - Channel 14
          • July 17-20 -- in WFDD (NPR Affiliate)
          • July 17-20 -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17-20 -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17-20 -- in Charlotte Observer
          • July 17-20 -- in NBC Olympic Talk
          • July 17-20 -- in Greensboro News & Record
          • July 17-20 -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • July 17-20 -- in Winston-Salem Journal
          • Complete results
          • Complete list of athletes and events (Make a copy to select and sort) | CSV
          • July 10, 2014 -- "USA National Masters Track Championships July 17-20 At Wake Forest University Kentner Stadium, Winston-Salem NC, Include World Champions, Olympians, NFL Great, Top Jazz Artist, Local Stars Among 1100+ Athletes 30-95+ From US And World -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | On USATF web site

  • March 25-30, 2014 -- Video coverage of World Masters Championships, Budapest, Hungary

  • March 14-16, 2014 -- USA Masters Track & Field Indoor Championships in Boston -- selected media coverage
          • March 26, 2014 -- "Athletes aging gracefully: Age is just a number, especially for these fit seniors who prove athletics is a lifetime journey" -- on Al Jazeera America | Reprinted in Tumblr
          • March 23, 2014 -- "What They Were Thinking: A Leap of Faith" -- in The Boston Globe
          • March 20, 2014 -- "Snook's Lewis Edmonson Wins Double Gold at USATF Masters Championships" -- on KBTX TV Bryan/College Station TX
          • March 15, 2014 -- "Centenarian Competes in Track and Field" -- in The Boston Herald
          • March 14, 2014 -- "Update: 3-Time Olympian Ed Burke Sets World Record in Special Night Session at USA Masters Track" -- in PR Newswire
          • March 14, 2014 -- Reprinted in BroadwayWorld.com
          • March 14-16, 2014 -- Selected TV Coverage
          • March 14, 2014 -- "Athletes As Old As 100 Compete In Boston Track Event" -- on WBZ CBS Boston MA | Video | AVI | Video
          • March 14, 2014 -- "Breaking Records" -- on WFXT Fox Boston MA | Video | Video
          • March 14, 2014 -- "McPhie, 100, leads Masters" -- in The Boston Herald
          • March 7, 2014 -- "100-Year-Old Leland McPhie Ready To Set World & National Marks At USA Masters Track Indoor Championship in Boston March 14-16;  More than 900 Others Including World’s Best Athletes 35 to 100 including 47 World Champions And Boston Area Stars" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | DOC

       2013

  • November 23, 2013 -- Media Committee 2013 Annual Report to USATF Masters Track & Field meeting, Indianapolis IN | DOC
          • 41 NBC TV Action News report featuring Mary Trotto | AVI video | MP4 video | WMV video | YouTube
          • 41 NBC TV Action News report featuring local Olathe athlete Kevin Miller | AVI video | MP4 video | WMV video | YouTube
          • KMBC ABC TV News report featuring Nolan Shaheed | AVI video | MP4 video | WMV video | YouTube
          • KMBC ABC TV News report with Media Committee chair Bob Weiner previewing Day Two since no one else showed up for 5AM for 6AM live trackside interview despite requests -- begins two hours of live regional ABC-TV coverage with our athletes and organizers) | AVI video | MP4 video | WMV video | YouTube
          • KMBC ABC TV news report featuring Ken Ferguson, meet sirector and now national USATF board member | AVI video | MP4 video | WMV video | YouTube
          • USATF.TV and RunnerSpace.com interview with Nolan Shaheed | Video
  • From WMA World Masters Championships, Brazil, October 2013, Brazil TV GLOBO (Includes interview arranged by Media Committee with six-gold medal winner Phil Raschker) -- coverage generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • November 4, 2013 -- "Allie named world’s Best Masters Athlete for 2013" -- by USA Track and Field
  • October 16, 2013 -- "240 Top USA Athletes Including 22 Defending World Champions Set To Compete At World Masters Championships In Brazil October 16-27; Hope For Masters Track & Field World Titles And Medals"
  • July 8, 2013 -- "1000 Including 30 World Champions, 5 Olympians At USA National Masters Track Championships July 11-14, At Olathe District Schools Activity Center, 20925 W. 159th St., Olathe KS; Athletes 30-95+ Will Prove Lifetime Fitness Possible at USA Championships" -- by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • July 11, 2013 -- Olathe KS National Masters Home Press Calls -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF | Names of newspapers nationwide
          • July 11-14, 2013 -- Selected Media Coverage | PDF
          • July 12, 2013 -- Photo by Jeff Brower: Bob winning Bronze Medal at USA National Masters Track & Field Championships, 2000 Meter Steeplechase, Olathe KS, July 12, 2013
  • June 22, 2013 -- Kansas and Missouri athletes at Olathe National Masters July 11-14 -- by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • June 19, 2013 -- "Dallas’ 95-year-old record setter strikes again; Area results" -- in Dallas News
  • May 18, 2013 -- "DeCock: 90-year-old former Ranger takes aim at track record" -- in Raleigh News Observer -- includes photo of Robert Weiner | Photo Gallery
  • April 27, 2013 -- "Drake Relays Historic First Masters Women’s Race Sat. April 27 11:20 AM, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa Women’s Masters 800 Meters Has World’s Best" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • Friday-Sunday, March 22-24, 2013 -- 2013 USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships -- Landover MD | Selected Media Coverage
          • Webcast in its entirety: | Day 1A (starts at 4:26) | Day 1B | Day 1C | Day 2 | Day 3 | These files range in size from 0.62 gB (Day 3) to 2.61 gB (Day 2)
          • March 25, 2013 -- Coverage -- in The Washington Post -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 24, 2013 -- "Masters wrap up USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships at PGSLC with World and American Records" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
          • March 23, 2013 -- "World Records continue at PGSLC on Saturday, led by Oscar Peyton, 60 meter dash & Bruce McBarnette, high jump" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
          • March 22, 2013 -- "3-Time Olympian & Olympic Flagbearer Ed Burke sets World Record at Prince George's Sports Complex to open National Masters, meet thru Sunday" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
          • March 23, 2013 -- PHOTO: World-record holder Orville Rogers, 95, of Dallas TX -- photo courtesy of Orville Rogers
          • March 22, 2013 -- PHOTO: 1984 Olympic USA flagbearer, 3X Olympian Ed Burke, 73, of Los Gatos CA sets record in Landover MD in M70 superweight throw -- photo by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 8, 2013 -- "2013 USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championship Draws All-Time Record of 1044 Athletes to Prince George’s Sports Complex in Landover MD; Meet March 22-24 Features 30 World Champions, 10 Olympians, Many Local Stars" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
          • Entries by Name
          • Entries by State and City
          • Teams
          • Long video | Short video | Live web cast by producer Joel Harris and host two-time Olympian Lacy O’Neal
          • Athletes' Survey
  • January 20, 2013 -- Bruce McBarnette sets American M55-59 high-jump record at Prince George’s Sports Complex in Landover MD -- Video by Jay Jacob Wind of RWA | Original

       2012

  • December 3, 2012 -- At Bruce McBarnette's annual party (video)
  • December 1, 2012 -- "Bob Weiner wins USATF Masters Track & Field Annual Award" -- press release
  • November 16, 2012 -- Media Committee 2012 Annual Report to USATF Masters Track & Field meeting, Daytona Beach, Florida | DOC | PDF
  • July 26, 2012 -- "Over 1100 World & Nation’s Best Athletes 35-95 To Prove Lifetime Fitness Possible At USA National Masters Championships Aug. 2-5 At Benedictine University, Lisle, IL; Over 30 Reigning World Champions Competing" -- Press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
          • Selected Lisle USA Masters 2012 Media Coverage | PDF | Covered by more than 100 news media
          • August 2, 2012 -- "More than 1,000 competing in masters track meet in Lisle" -- in The Daily Herald, Lisle IL | Original
          • July 17, 2012 -- "Masters Outdoor Track Championships Sprint into Lisle" -- in The Daily Herald, Lisle IL | Original
          • Video Biopic Robert Arledge
  • June 23, 2012 -- "Possibly Fastest Masters Fields Ever Compete At U.S. Olympic Trials 5:40 & 5:50 PM Sat. June 30 – M200 And W400 Hayward Field At Univ. Of Oregon, Eugene" -- Press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
  • April 17, 2012 -- "Ageless Raschker continues success" -- in The Marietta Daily Journal
  • March 27, 2012 -- "Top American Masters To Compete At World Masters Indoor Championships, April 3-8, Jyväskylä, Finland" -- Press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 16-18, 2012 -- Selected Press Coverage of 2012 USA National Masters Track and Field Indoor Championships, Bloomington IN, March 16-18, 2012 -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF | NYX Kathy Martin video
  • March 12, 2012 -- "USA National Masters Track & Field Championships, Bloomington IN March 16-18 at Indiana University to include world champions, Olympians, Super Bowl star among 800+" -- Press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 15, 2012 -- Bloomington National Masters Home Press Calls -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
          • March 16, 2012 -- "Hundreds of athletes visit Bloomington for track meet" -- in Bloomington Herald Times

       2011

  • November 20, 2011 -- Fleet Feet Sunday Fun Run -- photo provided by Shawn Fenty
  • November, 2011 -- Media Committee 2011 Annual Report to USATF Masters Track & Field meeting, St. Louis MO
          • MTF Estate Planning Gift Template Form
  • October 23, 2011 -- "What about the promise of a TUE after testing positive for PEDs?" -- in MastersTrack.com -- quotes Bob Weiner of RWA
  • July 26, 2011 -- "New World Masters Track & Field Champions Head for Baldwin Wallace College, Berea OH Thurs.-Sun. July 28-31, USA National Masters Championships; Over 1000 World & Nation's Best Athletes 35-97 To Prove Lifetime Fitness Possible" -- Press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | DOCx
          • July 28-31 -- Media Coverage of 2011 USA Masters Track and & Field Championships, Baldwin Wallace College, Berea OH | DOCx | PDF | (Also, at bottom: addendum to prior WORLDS media coverage)
          • July 25, 2011 -- on PR Newswire
          • July 27, 2011 -- Berea National Masters Home Press Calls -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee | DOC | DOCX
  • July 22, 2011 -- "USA Master Athletes who are new World Champions at the WMA World Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Sacramento, CA July 6-17, 2011 competing at the USATF National Masters Outdoor Championships in Berea OH July 27-30, 2011 (chart by Mary Trotto, USA MTF Active Athletes Chair) | DOCX
  • July 1, 2011 -- "Sacramento's World Masters Track & Field Championships have largest-ever USA team July 6-17, 1915 of 4804 from 93 Countries" | PDF
          • July 6-17, 2011 -- Sacramento World Masters Media Coverage" -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
          • July 10, 2011 -- Video: "World Masters Athletic Championship" -- on CBS Sacramento KOVR TV 13 | Original | On Metro Monitor
          • July 10, 2011 -- "Bulletin—Two Major Media Opportunities Sunday Night (Tonight) and Monday Night"
          • June 29, 2011 -- "USA Athletes registered for 2011 World Masters Athletics Championships in Sacramento"
  • May 15, 2011 -- "Masters meet full of second acts: The Hayward Classic brings together nearly 200 masters athletes -- in The Register-Guard (Eugene, Oregon)
  • March 16, 2011 -- "For track athletes aiming for Olympics, finding a place to train can be a hurdle" -- in The Washington Post
  • March 14, 2011 -- "Women's History Month: Elderly Bronx Woman Sprints To New Heights" -- in NY1.com -- about Ida Keeling
  • March 2, 2011 -- "USA Track & Field National Masters Indoor Championships March 4-6 in Albuquerque NM" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee |
          • March 3-6, 2011 -- Masters Track and Field Championship Albuqerque, NM Selected Coverage
          • March 3, 2011 -- "A Master at More than Trumpet -- in The Albuquerque Journal -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee | Original
          • March 2, 2011 -- Albuquerque National Masters Home Press Calls -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee | DOC
          • March 5-6, 2011 -- Albuquerque results in correct format
  • January 12, 2011 -- "The 3-Minute Interview: Bruce McBarnette" -- in The Washington Examiner
  • January 5, 2011 -- "Running, Jumping and Hardly Aging on the Track" -- in The New York Times, Page One

       2010

  • December 3, 2010 -- Media Committee 2010 Annual Report to USATF Masters Track & Field meeting, Virginia Beach, Virginia | PPT | DOC | PDF
          • Selected Video from 2010 Masters Championship Meets Used by Media | Photo
          • Adam Schmenk's slide show at USATF Annual Meeting awards breakfast 12/10/2010 - a hidden jewel
  • December 2, 2010 -- "Bob Weiner wins USATF President's Award" -- press release
  • August 11, 2010 -- "SoCal Track Club Wears Out the Competition in the USA Masters Track & Field Championship" (PDF) -- in Folsom CA News Blaze | (Original)
  • July 22-25, 2010 -- Selected Press Coverage of 2010 USA National Masters Track and Field Outdoor Championships, Sacramento, California -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee | (PDF)
  • July 20, 2010 -- "USA Track & Field National Masters Outdoor Championships July 22-25 at Sacramento State University CA to Feature 12 Olympians, 113 Current World Champions Among 1400" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee | PDF
  • November 28, 2010 -- Olga Kotelko and Phil Raschker -- twins separated by time -- in The New York Times Magazine
  • June 22, 2010 -- "Drug-testing for masters athletes? Track officials grapple with question for the ages" -- in The Washington Post -- quotes Gary Snyder, Robert Weiner, Max Hamlyn, Ken Stone, Val Barnwell, other MTF members
          • June 22, 2010 -- Robert Weiner's response on-line and in www.masterstrack.com
  • May/June 2010 -- "Motivation Plus at National Masters Championships in Boston / Always on an up note: Nolan Shaheed" -- in New England Runner
  • April 11, 2010 -- "Essex sprinter gets better with age" -- in The Boston Globe
  • March 26-28, 2010 -- Selected Press Coverage of 2010 USA National Masters Track and Field Indoor Championships, Boston, March 26-28, 2010 -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 20, 2010 -- USA Masters Track in Boston March 26-28 includes Willie Banks, president of U.S. Olympians & former world record triple jumper; 47 new world champions among 800+ in meet with ages 30-96 -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 1-6, 2010 - Selected Press Coverage for U.S. Team from World Masters Indoor Track And Field Championships, Kamloops, Canada -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 5, 2010 -- "Masters drug-testing up and running" -- in The Kamloops Daily News
          • March 3, 2010 -- "Donley, Bates set world records at World Masters Championships" -- in The Kamloops Daily News
          • March 3, 2010 -- "Shaheed Finds Rhythm in Athletics" -- in The Kamloops Daily News
          • March 3, 2010 -- "Ogla has Great Day at Masters Event" -- in The Kamloops Daily News
          • March 2, 2010 -- "Raschker Masterful on the Track" -- in The Kamloops Daily News
          • March 2, 2010 -- "Masters notes: Falconer wins gold for Kamloops" -- in The Kamloops Daily News
  • March 1, 2010 -- "Largest USA Team Ever at Indoor World Masters Includes 46 Reigning World Champions, Two-Time Sullivan Finalist, Jazz Musician-World Mile Record Holder; March 1-6, Kamloops, BC, Canada"
  • World Masters Team USA by Event | Status
  •    2009

    Selected TV Videos:

    Masters Track & Field 2009 Outdoor Championships - Oshkosh, WI

  • Masterful Athletes in Oshkosh - Fox 11 WLUK Oshkosh, WI
  • Defying Time - Fox 11 WLUK Oshkosh, WI
  • Track & Field Contest Includes 95-year-old Competitors - ABC 2 WBAY Oshkosh, WI

    Masters Track & Field 2009 Indoor Championships - Landover, MD

  • CNN Headline News/Comcast 5-Minute Segment aired repeatedly March 2009, USA Masters Indoor Track Championships
  • Proving It's Never Too Late, Older Athletes Compete at Track & Field Championships - Channel 8 Washington, DC
  • 2009 USA Masters Indoor Track and Field Championships Summary - Sports Highlights with Deborah Green - Georgetown TV
  • 2009 USA Masters Indoor Track and Field Championships Day 1 - Sports Highlights with Deborah Green - Georgetown TV
  • 2009 USA Masters Indoor Track and Field Championships Day 2 - Sports Highlights with Deborah Green - Georgetown TV
  • 2009 USA Masters Indoor Track and Field Championships Day 3 - Sports Highlights with Deborah Green - Georgetown TV
  • December 12, 2009 -- USATF Masters Media Committee Report for 2009 to USATF Masters Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • July 9-12, 2009 -- USA Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships -- selected coverage
          • July 6, 2009 -- "Five Olympians, 45 Current World Champions among 1000+ at USA Masters Outdoor Track & Field Championships Thurs.-Sun. July 9-12" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • Athletes by State and City
  • March 20-22, 2009 -- USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships -- selected coverage
          • March 20, 2009 -- "Olympic Great Joan Benoit Breaks American W50-plus 3000 Meter Record at USA Masters Indoor Track Championships at PGSL; 1st Olympic Women's Marathon Champion" -- in PR Newswire
          • March 2009 -- "Older runners race to national event here" -- in The Beacon Newspapers
          • March 17, 2009 -- "USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championship now with All-Time Greats" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • CNN Headline News/Comcast 5-Minute Segment aired repeatedly March 2009, USA Masters Indoor Track Championships
  • Photos: Joan Benoit Samuelson 1 and Kathy Martin
  • Benoit 2 and Kathy Martin
  • Benoit 3 & Jay Wind
  • 11 Kathy Martin, Henry Rono, Phil Raschker
  • 12 Rono, Raschker, Benoit, Bob Weiner, Pat Berg, Harry Brooks, Eric Braschwitz
  • 13 Same
  • 01 Craig Chasse
  • 06 Rono and Bob Briggs
  • 07 Briggs and Rono
  • 08 Same
  • 09 Nolan Shaheed playing National Anthem and Chuck Williams
  • 010 Same
  • 012 Gary Snyder, Nolan Shaheed, Doug Logan
  • 013 Craig Chasse, Doug Logan, Gary Snyder
  • 017 Start of Mile
  • 018 Start of Smile
  • 019 Channel 8’s Glen Harris, Raschker, Shaheed, Rono
  • 020 Same
  • 021 Same

    Videos:

  • Summary of all three days
  • Day 1 long
  • Day 2 long
  • Day 3 long
  •    2008

    Three Model TV Clips

  • August 8, 2008 -- US Masters Track & Field Championships Start in Spokane at SFCC -- KXLY ABC-4 Spokane
  • August 8, 2008 -- Age Not a Factor for These Athletes -- KXLY ABC-4 Spokane
  • April 1, 2008 -- 2008 USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships at Boston Reggie Lewis Center -- WFXT Fox-5 Boston
  • October 4, 2008 -- Masters Media Subcommittee Report for Reno 2008 USATF Convention
  • August 4, 2008 -- "Six Olympians, 42 current world champions, among 1000 at USA Track & Field National Masters Championships Aug. 7-10 at Spokane Falls Community College, Washington" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • August 7-10, 2008 -- USA Masters Track & Field Championships press coverage
          • August 12, 2008 -- "Games give track its moment to shine" -- in Seattle Post-Intelligencer
  • June 30, 2008 -- "Olympic Trials Highlight Many of World’s Fastest Men and Women 40+ in Special 3000 and 200 Meter Races, Thursday and Saturday, July 3 and 5" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • Brief biographies of men and women 40+ in Special 3000 and 200 Meter Races
  • March 27, 2008 -- "USA Masters Indoor Track Championships at Boston’s Reggie Lewis March 28-30 to Feature Jearl Miles-Clark, Olympic Gold Medalist, among Olympians, World Champions 30-90+" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • Press coverage
  •    2007

  • December 2, 2007 -- "Masters coming to District" -- in The Washington Times -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • November 20, 2007 -- "Raschker To Receive World’s Best Master Athlete Award In Monaco November 25" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • September 25, 2007 -- Raschker Wins 10 Gold Medals and Athlete Of The Games Trophy at World Championship Meet in Italy
  • September 1, 2007 -- Masters Media Subcommittee Report for Hawaii 2007 USATF Convention
  • August 2-5, 2007 -- USA Masters Track & Field Championships, Orono ME -- media coverage (5mB) -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee and University of Maine
          • August 1, 2007 -- "Seven Olympians, 32 Current World Champions, among 1100 at University of Maine Orono Aug. 2-5 for USA Masters Track And Field Championships" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • "Orono Event Proves Athletic Achievements are a Lifelong Pursuit" -- audio clip from Maine National Radio
  • May 9, 2007 -- "Fountain of Youth Masters Invitational Mile has many world’s best ever" -- 1:30 pm Saturday, May 12, 2007, Canby HS, Canby, Oregon" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • May 6, 2007 -- Seniors Run World-Record Miles -- in Raleigh News and Observer -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • May 1, 2007 -- "Reflections on Boston USATF National Masters Indoor Championships" -- in National Masters News -- features Bob Weiner of USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 23-27, 2007 -- Masters Track Boston 2007 National Championships Coverage -- generated by USATF and USATF Masters Media Committee; host USATF-NE
            • Link to audio clip -- WBZ Radio
  • March 23, 2007 -– USA Track & Field National Masters Championship Boston -- host USATF NE -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
            • Biography of Phil Raschker | Photo with 101 year-old Everett Hosack | Phil Raschker hurdling
  • February 20, 2007 -- "The Aging Athlete" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner of USATF Masters Media Committee
  •    2006

  • August 7, 2006 -- "Media man Weiner reflects on Mathews resignation" -- in www.masterstrack.com by Ken Stone
  • August 3-6, 2006 -- "Media Coverage of USA Masters Track and Field Championships Charlotte" -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee and Charlotte Reg. Visitors Auth.
          • Charlotte Masters Fox TV transcript
          • 96-year-old Shot Putter: Trent Lane (Flash video)
  • August 2, 2006 -- "The Dream Of Pure Sport: Events at UNC Charlotte show clean competition can exist" -- in The Charlotte Observer -- by Robert Weiner of USATF Masters Media Committee
  • August 2, 2006 -- “43 Current World Champions, 10 Olympians Among 1400 in Charlotte for USA Masters Track and Field Championships Aug. 3-6; Athletes 30-95+ Include Charlotte Area Stars” -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 24-27, 2006 -- National Masters 2006 Boston Coverage -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 27, 2006 -- "Masters Show How It's Done" -- in Runners World -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 25, 2006 -- National Masters Boston CBS TV 4 Coverage -- CBS 4 Boston TV -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee -- As HTML -- Original
          • March 24, 2006 -- "U.S. Masters Track Indoor Championships, March 24-26" -- in Runners World -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 21, 2006 -- "U.S. Masters Track Indoor Championships March 24-26 in Boston Features 11 Newly-Crowned World Champions" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
          • March 24, 2006 -- Boston National Masters Home Press Calls -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee
  •    2005

  • August 4-7, 2005, and before and after -- USATF Masters Championships press coverage -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee and Hawaii Champs
  • July 29, 2005 -- "USA Masters Track & Field Championships In Honolulu, Hawaii Aug. 4-7 to Showcase World Record Holders, Olympians Among 800 Of Nation’s Best Athletes 30-95+" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • May 10, 2005 -- "'Fountain of Youth Masters' Invitational Mile to Feature America's Best 35-plus at Canby HS, Oregon 12:15 p.m. May 14" -- in U.S. Newswire -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 30, 2005 -- USA Masters Track & Field Championships in Honolulu to Draw Nearly 2000 of Nation’s Best Aug. 4-7, 2005 -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 14, 2005 -- 2005 USA Masters Indoor Track National Championships press coverage -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 12, 2005 -- Results of 2005 USA Masters Indoor Track Championships, Jackson Track, Idaho Center, Nampa ID -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 11, 2005 -- "Nation's Best At Jacksons Track at 2005 USA Masters Indoor Track Championships March 11-13, in Nampa, Idaho" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 11, 2005 -- Home Press Call for 2005 USA Masters Indoor Track Championships March 11-13, in Nampa, Idaho -- prepared by USATF Masters Media Committee
  •    2004

  • August 10, 2004 -- "USATF Masters Media Committee Home Press Honor Roll" -- for National Masters News -- commentary by Bob Weiner of USATF Masters Media Committee
  • June 10, 2004 -- "2004 U.S. Olympic Trials To Include Masters 800 Meters Women's And Men's Exhibition" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • April 13, 2004 -- "First 'masters' Sullivan finalist Raschker, 57, seeks lifetime fitness for aging Americans; in top five for America's top amateur athlete, breaking age stereotype" -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 31, 2004 -- "National Masters Meet Includes Former NFL All Star, Body Builder, And More" -- Runner's World Magazine -- by Robert Weiner, USATF Masters Media Committee chair
  • March 26-28, 2004 -- U.S. Masters Track Indoor Championships, March 26-28 in Boston -- selected Media Coverage -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • January 2004 -- "Robert Weiner Named Chair, Other Members Named, to Masters Media committee" -- in National Masters News
  •    2003

  • December 3, 2003 -- Robert Weiner Comments on Masters Media Subcommittee -- statement by Robert Weiner of Masters Media Committee
  • October, 2003 -- "Increasing Masters Press Coverage" -- in National Masters News -- by Robert Weiner of USATF Masters Media Committee
  • August 5, 2003 -- "Home Press for Athletes: A Hands-on Forum for Athletes to Get Home Press from Your Masters Nationals Performance" -- workshop by Robert Weiner of USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 29-31, 2003 -- Media coverage, press releases, and photos from 2003 U.S.A. Track & Field Masters Indoor Championship -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 14, 2003 -- "Rodgers, Benoit to Run in Masters" -- coverage in Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, and Washington Times -- generated by USATF Masters Media Committee
  • March 14, 2003 -- "Marathon Hero Bill Rodgers, Women's First Olympic Marathon Champ Joan Benoit Samuelson Among Many World's Best Ever at US Masters Track Indoor Championship March 28-30 in Boston; Hurdles/NFL Star Willie Gault, Sprint Record Holder Larry Colbert, Hurdle Record Holder Barbara Jordan, 10x Irish Decathlon Champ Val McGann, NFL Star "White Shoes" Johnson among Others -- press release by USATF Masters Media Committee
  •    2002

  • September 28, 2002 -- Pushing for PR: An interview with media guru Robert Weiner -- by Ken Stone, masterstrack.com
          • Story in masterstrack.com
  • Want Press for Your Race? -- statement in National Masters News, June, July, & August 2002

  • Biography of Gary Patton
  • For more information on masters track and field, go to:
  • USATF Masters Media Contact: Bob Weiner, Chair, USATF Masters Media Committee (will assist media with information) 301-283-0821 / cell 202-306-1200, weinerpublic@comcast.net; or
  • National Masters News, publishers Amanda Scotti and Tish Ceccarelli
  • www.masterstrack.com, editor Ken Stone

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