Bid Application Process
The MLDR Committee will consider any and all Championship bid application forms.
Submitting the MLDR Championship Bid Application Form
Electronic copies of the completed bid application form must be returned to the Event Department at the USATF National Office and to the Chairman of the MLDR Committee, or their designees, generally no later than 60 days prior to the USATF Annual Meeting of the year that the event will be awarded. This is usually around October 1st as the USATF Annual Meeting is held annually on the first weekend in December.
Presentation at meetings
Presentation by or on behalf of each bid application may be made at a regular meeting of the MLDR committee or a duly appointed subcommittee. In most cases, this meeting will take place at the USATF Annual Meeting. The role of the local Association, any assignment of responsibilities to another entity, and any provisions for profit-sharing or minimum guarantees shall be stated as part of the presentation. Contact the MLDR Chairman to make arrangements.
Bids will be recommended for acceptance by a majority vote of by the MLDR Committee. Upon approval by the MLDR committee, after consultation with USATF National Office, the Championship event shall be duly awarded.
If bids are not awarded for certain events at the USA Track & Field Annual Meeting, the MLDR Executive Committee can act between Annual Meetings under exceptional circumstances and recommend bids for acceptance contingent upon the approval the USATF President or CEO.
Complete information about USATF National MLDR Championship Bidding process is found at: http://www.usatf.org/Products---Services/Championship-Bids.aspx
The calendar of MLDR Championship events and the MLDR Championship bid application forms are found at: http://www.usatf.org/groups/EventDirectors/bids/openBids.asp
Specific questions regarding USA Masters Long Distance Road Running Championships should be directed to either:
Masters LDR Chairman Don Lein at:
Phone: (919) 542-4790
Masters LDR Championships Coordinator Bill Quinlisk at