Mile News Tagged Usatf Foundation

Rebecca Mehra receives USATF Foundation Adopt-an-Athlete grant

August 16, 2020

“I am very grateful to the USATF Foundation for this opportunity, and all that they do to support elite athletes in our sport."

From USATF Foundation

PITTSBURGH – The USATF Foundation has announced the newest member of the Adopt-an-Athlete grant program, 1500m / Mile runner – Rebecca Mehra....

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Shannon Osika Awarded Second Memorial USATF Foundation Grant

April 02, 2020

"To continue to be able to train and compete as a Memorial Grant recipient in honor of Fred Lambert fuels me every single day."

From USATF Foundation

Middle distance runner Shannon Osika was recently awarded a second USATF Foundation Grant in memory of Frederick W. Lambert. The original grant...

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Catching Up with Ben Blankenship

July 11, 2018

I can't wait to return to the Liberty Mile! From the course to the crowd, the event management team and sponsors to my competitors, it is always one of the highlights of my racing season. Pittsburgh is a great place to run.

From GNC

Rio Olympian Ben Blankenship is a current co-world record...

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USATF Foundation Announces 9 Inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman Grant Recipients

March 18, 2013

2012 U.S. Olympian and Mile ace Morgan Uceny one of the grant honorees for the Road to Rio 2016

 INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation has named the 9 inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman elite grant recipients, announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld...

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