Niagara Masters runners honored by Runners World

3 USATF Niagara masters runners were recently honored by Runners World as National Caliber long distance runners.
In the Men's division 40-44 both Kevin Collins and Scott Weeks were selected as Honorable Mention for races in 2013.
In the Women's division 60-64, Coreen Steinbach was selected as Honorable Mention for races in 2013.

Each of the top 3 runners in each age group are listed with their top performance.
In addition, seven of those top performances came at the 2013 Syracuse (NY) Festival of Races 5k which served as the USA Masters 5k National Championship. The Festival will again host the USA Masters 5k National Championship on October 5th, 2014.

Read the full story here.
2014 USA Masters 5k National Championships

2014 USATF Niagara Championships Calendar

As the 2014 Championship season winds down, we are pleased to begin the application process to host a USATF Niagara Championship in 2015. Championship applications will be due November 30th at midnight to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We encourage all race directors to apply to host a Championships at their event. While we have historically held Championships at certain distances, the Championships committee would like to encourage races at other distances to also apply, we will be seriously considering all types of races for 2015. Questions about the process are strongly encouraged, please email the above Championships email.
2015 USATF Niagara Championships Bid Application

The 2014 USATF Niagara Championships Calendar is now available. We are proud to team up with these great races to help all of our members race their best to produce top times and recognize the best runners in Western New York. Look over the calendar and mark down where you want to race the best in our area. Facebook event pages have been set up to keep you up to date quickly. Join any event you are interested in, invite your friends. We'll share pictures, videos, and results afterward as well as recaps. Friend USATF Niagara on Facebook, follow
USATF Niagara on Twitter for day of updates from the Championships. See you at the Starting line in 2014!


Molly Huddle named USATF Athlete of the Week

Molly Huddle wins her second USATF: Athlete of the Week honor in two months. Huddle set a new women's 12km world record November 17th at the .US National Road Racing Championships in Alexandria, Va. Full story.

INDIANAPOLIS - Molly Huddle, of Elmira, NY, has been named USATF Athlete of the Week after her win at the USA 5 km Championships, hosted by the CVS Caremark Downtown 5k in Providence, R.I.

Capturing her second consecutive win at this event, Huddle’s (Providence, R.I.) burst of speed in the final 100 meters separated her from the field and the hometown favorite crossed the finish line victoriously in 15:29.6.

“It is a special win for me because of (the race) being in Providence,” Huddle said after the race. “Now that I have some points, I hope I can do the 12k that’s coming up. That’s an exciting twist to the US Road Racing Circuit that we have this year (.US Road Racing Championships), so I definitely want to show up for that and do a little longer race, so I’ll train through the season.”

Molly Huddle is the second Niagara Association member to be named USATF Athlete of the Week in 2013, Jenn Suhr won in March for her World Record Indoor Pole Vault record of 5.02m.

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