David Reinhardt New USATF Niagara President

David Reinhardt of Jamestown, NY was elected as the new USATF Niagara Association President at the Annual Meeting on September 8th in Rochester, NY. Past President Bill Quinlisk was elected as the new 2nd Vice-President and Masters LDR Chairperson.

New USATF Niagara Association Board of Directors (9/08/2013 to 9/2015)

President                            David Reinhardt        

1st Vice-President            Chad Byler                         

2nd Vice-President           Bill Quinlisk

Secretary                          Rob Liebers       

Treasurer                          Missy Senall                      


Sports Committee Chairpersons


Race Walking                     Erin Talcott                         

Cross Country                    Mike Reif                            

Track & Field                      Perry Jenkins                    

Youth Athletics                 Demetrius Bennett        

Masters LDR                       Bill Quinlisk                        

Masters Track & Field     Lawrence Guilford          

Men’s LDR                          Eric Boyce                           

Women’s LDR                    Trisha Byler                        

M.U.T. (Acting)                  Jessica Snyder                  

Officials                              Kathy McLymond            


The Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame of Fame presented its inaugural set of new annual awards at their annual awards banquet held in Rochester, NY on Saturday, 07 September 2013. These awards recognize performances and accomplishments from the 2012-2013 school year. In attendance for the occasion were US Olympian Don Paige, USATF President Bill Quinlisk and renown Jim Ulrich, Bob Bradley and Jack Daniels who all presented awards.

The 2013 Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame of Fame Annual Awards were presented in conjunction with the induction into the Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame of our Class of 2013 (Ivan C. Dresser, Cornell '19; Thomas F. Keane, coach at Syracuse University from 1906 to 1945; Shannon L Smith, Fairport HS 1996, Boston College 2000; and Leander J. "Lee" Talbott, Jr., Cornell and Penn State University).

The Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame is a separate New York State Not-For-Profit corporation. The USATF Niagara Association will be working cooperatively to ensure the success of the Hall of Fame and to coordinate activities in order to avoid conflicts between the programs of each organization. The Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame, its program and Corporation have the full support of the Niagara Association of USA Track & Field.The complete list of award winners is available at: Niagara Hall of Fame Award Winners



Suhr, Huddle & Melville represent USA at Moscow

Jenn Suhr wins Silver in PV at World T&F Championships in Moscow

2012 Olympic Women's Pole Vault Champion and Indoor World record holder, Jennifer Suhr (Churchville, NY), will be bringing home the Silver Medal from the 2013 IAAF World Track & Field Championships from Moscow, Russia. Jenn jumped 4.82m and finished second to Outdoor World record holder Elena Isinbayeva of Russia who jumped 4.89m.
Another 2012 Olympian and 5k American record holder Molly Huddle (Elmira, NY) finished 6th  in the final of the Women's 5000m in 15:05.73. She was the top US finisher. Her splits were 79.33-77.30-70.69-72.65-74.96-75.73-71.86-71.19-70.02-70.04-70.10-69.86-32.00.
That's a 4:40.02 1600m between 3600m and 4800m of her race. Wow!
Race Walker Miranda Melville (Rush, NY) was one of four athletes DQ'ed from the finals of the 20 km Race Walk for violation of Rule 230.6(a). Her splits were 23:34 at 5k, 46:54 at 10k and 56:38 at 12k where she was DQ'ed.

USA's Jennifer Suhr

USATF Niagara Gives Back to Members

Upcoming USATF Niagara Association Championships.  Cross Country season is kicking off, with Indoor Track right behind.  The Bid process for 2014 Association Championships will begin soon.

  Bergen 5km, August 10th5km Road Championships Open and Masters                     
                     Niagara Championships recap

                     2013 USATF Niagara Annual Meeting at RIT

  Pete Glavin Series, October 13th at Akron Falls Park – 6km XC Championships Masters
  Pete Glavin Series, November 10th at Cornell Golf Course – 8km and 6km XC Championships Open

  Upstate Holiday Classic, December 28th at RIT – Indoor Track and Field Championships  


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David Reinhardt
Association President
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