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Jul 06, 2017, 15:38 ET 50th Annual USA Track & Field National Masters Championship in Baton Rouge at LSU July 13-16 Features 900 Best USA Athletes 30-101 Years Old (Yes 101!), World Champions

The historic 50th Annual USA Track & Field National Masters Championships will be held at LSU July 13-16, with 900 of the best USA athletes 30-101...


Dec 07, 2016, 04:36 ET Rex Harvey Elected Chair Of USA Masters Track & Field; Redfield, Iowa Native, Now Prescott, AZ

Rex Harvey, 70, a Redfield, Iowa native, now resident of Prescott, AZ, has been elected Chair of USA Masters Track & Field, the organization that...


Nov 09, 2016, 01:57 ET USA Wins 70 Golds At Perth World Masters Track, 168 Total Medals, 2nd Of 92 Teams

Team USA won 70 gold and 168 medals overall at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Perth, Australia over two weeks concluded Sunday. Team...


Oct 12, 2016, 03:57 ET 244 Team USA Athletes, Age 35-90+, Headed To Perth To Compete In World Masters Track Oct. 26 To Nov. 6; Team Includes 16 Returning World Champions And 20 National Age Group Winners

244 Team USA athletes, age 35-90+, are headed to Perth, Australia, to compete in the World Masters Athletics Championships October 26-November 6. The ...


Jul 07, 2016, 12:28 ET Nation's Best to Compete at USA Masters Track Championships in Grand Rapids July 14-17, Grand Valley State University

The nation's best will be competing at the USA Track & Field Masters Championships at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI, Thursday...


Mar 14, 2014, 06:17 ET Masters Track Day One: Women's 80 World Mark Smashed by 20 secs, US Mark by 30 secs

At the 2014 USA Masters Indoor Track & Field Championships, Irene Obera (Fremont, Calif.), on the meet's first day, obliterated the world W80 400...


Mar 07, 2014, 05:15 ET 100-Year-Old Leland McPhie Ready To Set World & National Marks At USA Masters Track Indoor Championship In Boston March 14-16; Over 900 Others Including World's Best Athletes 35 To 100 Including 47 World Champions And Boston Area Stars

Leland McPhie of San Diego, a former San Diego sheriff captain who turns 100 March 10, is ready to set world and national marks at the USA Masters...


Oct 15, 2013, 05:29 ET 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

240 Top USA masters track and field athletes, including 22 defending world champions, will be competing at the World Masters Association...


Jul 27, 2012, 01:37 ET 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

WORLD CHAMPIONS ENTERED INCLUDE ATHLETE OF YEAR JAZZ GREAT NOLAN SHAHEED (LEAD TRUMPET FOR COUNT BASIE, STEVIE WONDER, ARETHA FRANKLIN, DIANA ROSS,...


Jul 25, 2011, 04:58 ET 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

WORLD CHAMPIONS ENTERED INCLUDE JAZZ GREAT NOLAN SHAHEED (PLAYED LEAD TRUMPET FOR COUNT BASIE, STEVIE WONDER, ARETHA FRANKLIN, DIANA ROSS, MARVIN...


Feb 28, 2011, 09:00 ET Now the Masters Take Over Fri.-Sun. March 4-6 in Albuquerque - 77 Reigning Indoor World Masters Champions Among 800+ Athletes 35-96 Years Old Including Olympians

Last weekend it was the open athletes, but now the masters take over. 77 reigning indoor world masters champions, 34 current outdoor world masters...