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Course Measurement and Certification Procedures

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  • manual.pdf (The Manual itself, 1.0 MB, last updated Feb 20, 2013)
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Tools

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:

Bob Baumel
Tom Benjamin
Ted Corbitt
George Delaney
Gabriel Duguay
Tom Duranti
Len Evens
Tom Ferguson
Jim Gerweck
Bill Grass
David Katz
Tom Knight
Glen Lafarlette
Bob Langenbach
Bob Letson
Jim Lewis
A.C. Linnerud
Ken Loveless
Dale Matty
Wayne Nicoll
Al Phillips
David Reik
Pete Riegel
Fred Shields
Bob Thurston
Carl Wisser
Jennifer Young
Ken Young

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.

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