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MASTERS TRACK & FIELD MEDIA COVERAGE

   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

    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 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
  • 2013 USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships, Friday-Sunday, March 22-24, 2013 -- Landover MD | March 22-24, 2013 -- 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

       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 | Roster (Alpha) | 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
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