NEWS & NOTES - January 9

USATF Virginia Facebook Page 
Have you liked the new USATF Virginia Facebook page yet?  If not, here is the link to the most up-to-date happenings at USATF Virginia.  

Click Here and then click on the "Like" button

Like us today and stay informed on all of our events and programs via Facebook. 

Upcoming Championships
Date Event/Website Location
Feb. 8 USATF Virginia Open & Masters Indoor T&F Champs. Winston-Salem, NC
Feb. 8 USATF Southeast Region Masters Indoor T&F Champs. Winston-Salem, NC
Feb. 22 USATF Virginia Half Marathon Champs. Williamsburg, VA
March 7 USATF East Region Masters Indoor T&F Champs.# Landover, MD
March 20-22 USA Masters Indoor T&F Champs. Winston-Salem, NC
 # Virginia members compete as non-scoring guests

Coaching Education - Level 1 Certification School
January 23-25, 2015    Episcopal HS Alexandria, VA 

Reasons To Attend
  • The Level 1 curriculum has been accredited by NCACE, the National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education. This generally makes it eligible for Continuing Education Credit for Strength and Conditioning Coaches as well as medical (sports medicine specialists, trainers, massage therapists etc.) and educational professionals. 
  • A complete introduction to the science and technique behind successful track & field coaching
  • An excellent springboard for the beginning coach
  • New ideas and thoughtful review for more experienced coaches
  • Seminar format provides outstanding opportunity to meet and interact with other T&F and CC coaches.
  • Level 1 is the prerequisite for the advanced USATF Level 2 Certification
  • Join the ever-expanding USATF Level 1 coaching community
  • Enjoy a great weekend of Track & Field education, networking, and professional development
  • Presented by trained USATF Lead Instructors
Click here for more information and to register.

USA Half Marathon Championships 
The USA Half Marathon Championships will be held next Sunday (January 18) in Houston, Texas.  Several Virginia athletes are entered and scheduled to compete. Click here to see the current list of Virginia entries.