Course Measurement and Certification Procedures
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See our Tools for Course Measurers page which explains how to purchase a Jones/Riegel counter, where to find topographic maps, and much more.
Contributors to the Manual
The following persons have contributed directly to the preparation of the USATF/RRTC Course Measurement Procedures Manual:
Revision History of this Manual
First Edition: © 1985 by The Athletics Congress (previous name of USA Track & Field); edited by Ken Young; printed by Electric City Printing Company, Anderson, South Carolina.
Second Edition: © 1989 by The Athletics Congress (previous name of USA Track & Field); edited by Pete Riegel; printed by Electric City Printing Company, Anderson, South Carolina.
Third Edition (present online version): © 1999-2013 by USA Track & Field; edited by Bob Baumel; originally posted at www.rrtc.net, now at www.usatf.org; launched June 14, 1999; last revised Feb 20, 2013.