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WV USATF Open and Masters Meet June 11

 

City Striders is sponsoring an Open and Masters Track and Field Meet on June 11 at Laidley Field in Charleston, WV to be conducted with the Junior Olympics Meet which qualifies youth ages 4 to 18 to proceed to their USATF Regional Meet.  Registration is open on athletic.net.  Information may be found here: 

 https://www.capitalcitystriders.com/-2022-usatf-jo-qual.html


NSGA: NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES

The Senior Games was held May 10 to May 23 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Results may be found here:   https://nsga.com/track-field/.  Information for qualifying this year for next year may be found here: https://nsga.com/nationalgames/.  National NSGA meets are always DEFINITELY the largest track meet for master athletes.  Your competition for this meet is much greater than for all other meets due to the number and quality of athletes attending.  The WV Senior Sports Classic (WVSSC) meet in WV is scheduled for July 23 and can qualify you for the 2023.  Registration for this event begins April 15 and the registration link is https://westvirginia.fusesport.com/registration/1479/.  


WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS 

2022 Outdoor Championship


The WMA Masters outdoor Championship is scheduled for June 29 – July 10, 2022 for athletes aged 35 and over in Tampere, Finland.  Registration was closed Wednesday, April 27.  All the information may be found here:  https://wmatampere2022.com/.  


2022 USATF Outdoor Masters Championships


Our Masters Outdoor National Meet is scheduled for July 28-31 in Lexington, KY. Information is here:  https://usatfmasters.org/2022-usatf-masters-outdoor-nationals-tf-championships.


2022 State and Regional Meets


USATF, AAU and several other organizations organize meets throughout the year.  Local and regional meets for masters may be found on USATF.org, on AAUsports.org, and on the USATF Masters site at https://usatfmasters.org/.  The AAU has begun to run masters-only meets in the last few years.  Hun Tasman Senior Games in Utah every October is a very papular meet for senior athletes.  There are also several new series of meets which have begun in the last 10 years.


Masters KY USATF Indoor Classic


Tim King, USATF-KY President, ran a KY USATF Indoor Classic on Saturday, March 20 in Louisville, KY at the Norton Healthcare Sports and Learning Center, 3029 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, KY 40212.  


Future Events 



WMA Indoor Championships 2022 

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


WMA Outdoor Championships 2023

Gothenburg, Sweden


WMA Indoor Championships 2022 

Spokane, WA


WMA Outdoor Championships 2025

Daegu, South Korea


USATF Anti-Doping Report 

 

Drug Testing


Athletes who participate in USATF Championships and Team USATF competitions are subject to drug testing performed by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in accordance with the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing.

Please review the USADA page to find information regarding drug testing and which medications may require a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) or are banned.


Masters athletes are subject to doping control testing both in and out of competition and may be sanctioned by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for violations. For more information about anti-doping and the processes involved, visit the USADA website. To check on whether any medications or supplements you are taking are banned, visit the globalDRO website. You can find the link to USADA suspensions here.