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Two NY Clubs Among Youth Grant Recipients

USATF Foundation announces 23 Youth Grant recipients


INDIANAPOLIS
– The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and
Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced Thursday it has awarded 23
youth grants to track & field clubs throughout the country.  The
grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as
travel to meets, equipment, uniforms, awards and facility rental.
 

‰ÛÏIt’s
a good feeling to end the year by making these youth grants to so many
deserving clubs, schools and other track & field-related
organizations,‰Û said Jackovic. ‰ÛÏIt’s through these groups that the
Foundation fulfills its mission.”
 

USATF Foundation grants were made to the following clubs:

  • 1st Coast Track Club (FL), $1500
  • Austintown Community Track Club (OH), $1500
  • Charles County Elite Track & Field Club (MD), $1500
  • E-1 Track Club (GA), $1500
  • Eastern Jackson County Track Club (MO) $1500
  • Elite Track Club (TX), $2000
  • Evergreen Storm Track Club (WA), $1500
  • Fast Start Management, Inc. (FL), $1500
  • God‰Ûªs Speed Track Team (NY), $1500
  • Hurdles First Track Club (NC), $1500
  • J.U. Blacksher School (AL), $2000
  • Marion C. Early R-V (MO), $1500
  • Midas Track Club (PA), $1500
  • Rate of Motion Elite Track Club (GA), $1500
  • Runnin‰Ûª Mustangs Track Club (GA), $1000
  • Southern Oklahoma Track Club (OK), $1500
  • Staten Island Express Track Club (NY), $1500
  • Team Onalysis (CA), $1500
  • Titans Track Club, Inc. (GA), $1500
  • Valley Speedsters (PA), $1500
  • Valley Track Club (NM), $1500
  • West Coast Throwers (CA), $1500
  • You‰Ûªre On Athletic (MI), $1500

 Additionally,
the Foundation awarded a $1000 matching grant to U.S. Mountain Running
(CO), which will be used to create a DVD for coaches to introduce
Mountain Ultra-Trail running to kids.
 

The
USATF Foundation provides a means to attract and guide funds to new and
innovative track and field programs with an emphasis on providing
opportunities for youth athletes, emerging elite athletes, distance
training centers and anti-doping education. The Foundation depends upon
donations from its Board of Directors and from generous fans of track
& field.
 

For more information or to contribute to the USA Track & Field Foundation, visit www.usatffoundation.org.

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