The 50 or so athletes lined up for tomorrow morning’s Midlands Half Marathon will tell you there is a local value to USATF. Coach Gerber reached out to us on November 18th about the NAIA National Marathon Championships requiring qualifying performances be achieved on USATF Certified courses. A shift in protocols, and we were under the gun, two weeks to get’r done. NE19021GM. Nebraska USATF Long Distance Running Chair Tristan Nelson and I got’r done.
USATF. Its bigger than me, its bigger than you. Bigger than any single club. Its all about them, the athletes. As long as we keep them at the center of our efforts and programs, there will always be a Local Value.