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Eligibility Requirements

Athletes

  • Only citizens of the United States or resident aliens are eligible to compete in these Championships.  However, only U.S. citizens may score or win championship medals.
  • Athletes must be 40 years or older on the day of competition.
  • All athletes must be 2017 members of USATF in good standing. USATF memberships may be purchased online, or through your local Association Office.
  • Club affiliation: Athletes must be bona fide members of a 2017 USATF club in order to represent a club and score team points. All athletes entering as part of a club must be affiliated with that club as part of their USATF membership (an athlete's current affiliation can be viewed in his/her membership profile and as part of the online entry process). Athletes wishing to change affiliations can make such a request by sending an email to the USATF Membership Dept.
  • There are no performance standards to participate.

Clubs

  • All clubs must be registered with USATF for 2017. Please submit your club application to your local Association office.
  • All athletes entering as part of a club must be affiliated with that club as part of their USATF membership (an athlete's current affiliation can be viewed in his/her membership profile and as part of the online entry process). Athletes wishing to change club affiliations can make such a request through their local Association (note that this request must be made by the athlete--see Regulation 4 in the USATF Governance Manual).
  • The formation of club teams must meet all of the parameters as noted in Regulations 4 and 6 in the USATF Governance Handbook, Section III and the USATF Rules of Competition, specifically Rule 314.8. This will be strictly enforced. Please note that in Masters Long Distance Running “teams shall represent current member clubs of USATF, verified through the national office. USATF Association, Regional, or National “all-star” teams are not eligible to compete in Masters Long Distance Running Team competition. Team members shall be affiliated with the club they are representing on their USATF membership record prior to entering the competition. One athlete per team (i.e., Club M50+ team) who is a non-resident member of an Association is eligible to compete for a team in that Association.”

 

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