USATF South Carolina told scrunners.com that the organization with help of Myrtle Beach has won its bid for the 2014 USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country National Championships.
The South Carolina USATF association is holding its annual meeting this Saturday at Dreher in Columbia. The meeting starts at 2 p.m. Interim state president Tim Tyler talks about USATF in the state and the past year.
Jimmy Stephens, a longtime individual involved in the sport in South Carolina, talks about bringing a set of youth meets to the state to grow the sport.
S.C. USATF Master Official Norman Venyah gives an inside look of his experience serving at the Olympic Trials.
Thor Newsome (Rineyville Elementary) earned All-American honors with his 12th place finish at the USATF Junior Cross Country Championships in the Sub-Bantam division.
Sydney Scott, right, raced to 26th and a time of 18:17.2 at Saturday's Foot Locker Nationals. Photo by Don Rich, Penn Track XC.
Winners table from Saturday in Myrtle Beach.
Angel Picarillo and Dustin Wilson take 13th in their respective races. At the course tour on Friday, PA athletes Dustin Wilson, Angel Piccirillo, Tori Gerlach and Meredith Speakman - Photo by Don Rich
MYRTLE BEACH -- USATF National Junior Olympics returns to the state Saturday at Whispering Pines golf course. The last year the meet was held in the state was 1999 at The Roger Milliken Center.
Chris Kling's introduction to the sport of track and field wasn't exactly a pleasant experience. As a freshman at Timken Senior High School, Kling ran the 800 and threw the discus, but it was a relay that left a sour taste in his mouth.
The USATF state association and City of Myrtle Beach are the hosts of world trials and U.S.A. Youth Championships that starts Tuesday at Doug Shaw Stadium.