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Event Sanctioning

A USATF event sanction is an official designation issued by USATF, through a local Association, which approves and licenses the holding of a competitive track & field, long distance running or race walking event in the United States. The sanction is also a contract, which evidences the event's commitment to follow national and international rules and regulations of the sport and to provide a safe environment for the participants and spectators.
All MLDR Championship events are required to obtain a USATF event sanction.
All MLDR record performances must be run in USATF sanctioned events.
To learn more about the benefits of sanctioning an event with USATF go to:
All sanction applications will be completed online.
To learn more about our online process and access webinar tutorials, FAQs and other tools to help you process your sanction successfully visit our sanctions help page at:
Optional event insurance is also part of the sanctioning process at a minimal charge.
For further assistance with the sanction process please contact the Sanction Chair from your local USATF Association, the USATF National Office, MLDR Race Liaison assigned to the event or the MLDR Championships Coordinator.

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