USATF Mid-Atlantic Youth Athletics News


Youth Indoor Championships Will Be on Jan. 18

The 2015 USATF Mid-Atlantic Youth Indoor Championships will be on Sunday, Jan. 18, at the Schwartz Athletic Center at Widener University in Chester, Pa. The registration deadline is 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15. Entries and payment will be accepted online only at the Coach O website. For more information, please click here.


Junior Olympic Cross Country Results

Results are posted here for the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Association Junior Olympics Cross Country Championships, which were held on Nov. 8 at the Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia. About 140 young athletes participated in the championships.


New Maps Show XC Courses at Belmont Plateau

A new set of maps has been created for the cross-country courses run at the Belmont Plateau. The courses include 2K, 3K (two versions), 4K, 5K and 8K races. Our local course certifier extaordinaire, Bill Belleville, certified and mapped the courses. Dave Thomas, Mid-Atlantic's LDR cross country coordinator, managed the process.


Background Screening Process Changes

USATF has changed its background screening processes and criteria for our youth volunteers and coaches, in an effort to make the process more transparent and easier to follow. TC logiQ, Inc. as its youth national background screen provider. TC logiQ will continue to provide the screening, the cost will not change. Click on the link for more details on the new background screening process.