Youth Track Clubs Receive USATF Foundation Grants

05-15-2008

Contact:
Tom Jackovic
USATF Foundation Executive Director
USA Track & Field
317-261-0500

INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation announced it has awarded several youth club grants to deserving clubs.

"The Foundation isdelighted to award these grants tohelp support and encourage competitive and fitness opportunities for young people," said USATF Foundation board member Paul Lilly. "I encourage other fans to join us in helpingAmerica's youth athletes discover their potential."

The following clubs/organizations were awarded grants:

New York Road Runners Foundation (New York, NY): $5000 grant, 2008 NYC DOE Track & Field Series

Sonic Track & Field Club (Celina, OH): $2000 grant, equipment, scholarships, coaching and travel

Superior Track & Field Club (Superior, CO): $1500 grant, facility rental, T-shirts, awards and equipment

Future Stars Track Club (Pittsburgh, PA): $2000 grant, travel, equipment

Allegiance Athletic Club (Portland, OR): $2000 grant, equipment

Ann Arbor Track Club (Ann Arbor, MI): $1500 grant, travel, coaching

The USATF Foundation depends on donations from its board of directors and from generous fans of track & field. The Foundation assists people of all ages, all walks of life, and all ability levels in finding enjoyment and accomplishment and achieving fitness through our inclusive sport.

For more information on the USATF Foundation, visit USATFFoundation.org