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Masters Invitational Program - Drake Relays Entry Information

April 27, 2013 – Des Moines, IA – 11:10 am

A historic event for the USATF Masters Invitational Program as it is the first Women’s Masters event to be run at the Drake Relays in its 104 years of competition!

Women age 40 and up who are U.S. citizens may apply to compete in the Masters Women's 800m as part of the USATF Masters Invitational Program. You must be a 2013 USATF member to compete in the meet. If you do not have a 2013 membership, please complete a membership application first. You must also be a U.S. citizen and meet the qualifying standards.

Qualifying Standards

To apply for entry into Masters Invitational Program events, you must have met the following standard during the 2012 or 2013 seasons:

Event Standard* Ages Field Size**
Masters Women's 800m 2:30.00 40+ 10

*Must be a verifiable time from a 2012 or 2013 USATF sanctioned event or a collegiate meet that utilized FAT timing.
**Up to two (2) alternates will also be selected; no more than two (3) athletes can represent the same club for the Master's Women’s 800m.

Application Deadline and Entry Fee

The application deadline is April 10, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. PT.  The entry fee is $25 (athletes not selected to compete will be refunded 50% of the fee).

Application Process

  • Athletes interested in competing must submit an entry with the $25 entry fee before the entry deadline (April 10 at 11:59 p.m. PT.)
  • Completion of an Application Form does NOT mean an athlete is entered in the meet.  USATF will review the entries and, based on qualifying marks in rank order, select the athletes who may compete in the invitational events
  • Athletes not selected to compete will be refunded 50% of the entry fee.
  • Athletes do not need to declare themselves through the elite athlete process.

Entry Form

•  Online Entry

Status of Entries

•  Entries

Housing Information

Please contact Mark Cleary at for housing information prior to doing so on your own accord. 



2013 USATF Masters Invitational Program

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