USATF Niagara Half Marathon Championships


Tisia and Meyer garner Niagara Half Marathon Crowns

Kip Tisia, (M25, Rochester, NY) and Krista Meyer, (F33, Fairport, NY) topped the field at the 2014 USATF Niagara Association Half Marathon Championships held on October 12th in Jamestown, NY. The host race was the Lucy Town Half Marathon.

Tisia ran 1:09:30 to top Greg Selke, (M24, N. Chili, NY) who ran 1:14:04. Jim Park, (M48, Buffalo, NY) was the top Master in 3rd with his 1:16:03.

Meyer’s 1:21:34 topped all Women finishers and was 4th overall. She bested Trisha Byler, (F30, Rochester, NY) who ran 1:23:40 for 5th overall/ 2nd Woman. Master Women’s champ was Melissa Senall, (F42, Fairport, NY) who finished 9th overall/ 3rd woman in 1:28:11.


The next USATF Niagara Association Championships will be…

Nov. 2  Masters Cross Country Championships in Ithaca, NY

Nov. 9 Junior Olympics Cross Country Championships

Dec. 27 Indoor Track & Field Championships featuring the USA 5000m Race Walk National Championships and the Messenger Masters Mile

Complete information will be posted soon.



2014 USATF Niagara Open Cross Country Championships

2014 Niagara Open Cross Country Championships

Scheduled for Sept. 27 at The McQuaid Invitational at Genesee Valley Park

The 50th Annual McQuaid High School Cross Country Invitational Alumni Challenge race will serve as the 2014 USATF Niagara Association’s Open Men & Women XC Championships. The Championships will feature $2750 in individual and team prize money.

Complete race information HERE

Team declaration forms  HERE

The race starts at 5:30 p.m. Team forms are due by 5:00 p.m. on race day. 

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Details will be published soon for the USATF Niagara Masters Cross Country Championships on November 2nd and the USATF Niagara Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships on November 9th to be held at Pirozzolo Park in Elmira, NY

Summer Heat Ignites USATF Niagara members


Molly Huddle
 (Elmira, NY) continues to dominate! On July 18th, Huddle breaks her own American record in the 5000m at the Monaco IAAF Diamond League Meet. Huddle finished 6th overall in 14:42.64 Elmira Star Gazette  Runners World 

This past week, USA Masters National Championships were held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  Full Results  

This week coming up, USATF Junior Olympic National Championships will be held in Humble, Texas, look for updates throughout the week on the Youth page.  Full Results 

July 19th, #TrailsROC held their 0SPF Trail Half Marathon, which hosted the USATF Niagara Trail Championships. A 300% improvement in Niagara member participation indicated a step in the right direction for Trail Running in the Niagara Association. It also proved to be a winning combination as the top 4 male Niagara members finished below the previous course record, with the 5th place member missing by 5 seconds. Kip Tisia (Stotan Racing) continues to dominate 1:36:25, while Dan Serianni (GVH) finished 2nd, and Josh Perks (Roadkill Racing) finished 3rd, Daven Oskvig finished 4th, and Paul Glor (RnR) finished 5th. On the Women's side, GVH showed their strength as Sarah Loerch (GVH) won in 2:00:37, Liz Matthews (GVH) finished 2nd, and Erin Toner (GVH) finished 3rd.

August 9th, the Bergen Road Race will host the USATF Niagara 5km Road Championships. Annually, one of the most competitive 5km races in the Niagara Association, this year looks to be the same. If you want to set a new PR, this is the race with the right competition to do so.

USATF Niagara is proud to announce a Youth Cross Country Series, designed to get youth prepared for the Junior Olympic XC Nationals. TheEast and West CC Series is being hosted by USATF Niagara at two locations Sprague Brook Park (West) and Prizzolo Park (East) every other week starting August 3rd. Individual meet and series race awards available. Online Registration Only  

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David Reinhardt
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