USA Track & Field National News

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia -- For the third year in a row, Olympian Molly Huddle took home top prize at the .US National 12K Sunday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, running away from the field early, while men’s champion Sam Chelanga used a late kick to the finish to edge Tyler Pennel for the title.
A three-time champion crowned and three Masters records fall at .US National 12K
Transcript from today's .US National 12K pre-race press conference
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia -- Top Masters athletes converge on Alexandria, Virginia, for the .US National 12K, which concludes the 2015 Masters Grand Prix circuit, awarding up to $10,000 in prize money in addition to Grand Prix points.
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia -- Top Masters athletes converge on Alexandria, Virginia, for the .US National 12K, which concludes the 2015 Masters Grand Prix circuit, awarding up to $10,000 in prize money in addition to Grand Prix points.
Transcript from today's .US National 12K pre-race press conference
Council examined this matter very thoughtfully, fully aware of the extraordinary action we ultimately decided to take. The WADA report was clear in its evidence and unequivocal in its recommendations. From Council’s perspective, in light of the evidence, suspension was the only proper course of action. The IAAF has an obligation to protect athletes, and this action sends a clear message to clean athletes that protecting them and protecting the sport, with a culture of accountability, is our top priority. It is my hope as a Council member that this process also will spur a review of the IAAF governance structure, and that we will act to implement WADA’s recommendations of instituting an ombudsman and compliance officer. Although this is a difficult time, in the long term, the sport ultimately will be stronger for it.
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia -- The 2015 USATF Running Circuit concludes this Sunday, November 15, at the .US National 12K in Alexandria, Virginia, as standings leaders Molly Huddle and Jared Ward seek to cement their overall leads and capture part of the $100,000 prize purse.
Council examined this matter very thoughtfully, fully aware of the extraordinary action we ultimately decided to take. The WADA report was clear in its evidence and unequivocal in its recommendations. From Council’s perspective, in light of the evidence, suspension was the only proper course of action. The IAAF has an obligation to protect athletes, and this action sends a clear message to clean athletes that protecting them and protecting the sport, with a culture of accountability, is our top priority. It is my hope as a Council member that this process also will spur a review of the IAAF governance structure, and that we will act to implement WADA’s recommendations of instituting an ombudsman and compliance officer. Although this is a difficult time, in the long term, the sport ultimately will be stronger for it.
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia -- The 2015 USATF Running Circuit concludes this Sunday, November 15, at the .US National 12K in Alexandria, Virginia, as standings leaders Molly Huddle and Jared Ward seek to cement their overall leads and capture part of the $100,000 prize purse.
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