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Welcome to the USATF Colorado Masters T&F Pages
Please take a look at all of our materials and return from time to time to view updated information.

Colorado Association Masters Committee
Committee Chair - Jerry Donley, 

*****2017 Rocky Mtn. Masters & MID AMERICA MASTERS T&F CHAMPIONSHIP NEWS*****

**Our historic host site for the masters championship held each August is under construction and we will not have access to that venue this year. The masters committee and board are dilligently searching for an alternate location. Please check back often and stay tuned for updated information regarding this meet.**                


Resources for Masters Athletes
USATF Masters T & F Committee
USA Masters Track & Field Website

RESULTS - Go to the "Results" page, under the "Events & Calendar" tab

March 2016  

Sep 2016

Colorado Masters Indoor Meet records, 1979-2016
USATF Mid-America Region Indoor records, 2003-2016
Rocky Mountain Senior Games records, thru 2016

USATF National Masters Outdoor Championships
Colorado athletes earned numerous medals at the national masters championship meet in Grand Rapids, MI, Jul 14-17:
Sharon Raham - Gold medals - Hammer Throw & Weight Throw; Silver - Javelin, Discus, Shot Put, Long Jump, & High Jump; Bronze - Triple Jump; W 70-74
Marianne Martino - Gold - 5K & 10K race walks
Christel Donley - Gold - Javelin & High Jump; Silver - 100m, Shot Put & Triple Jump; Bronze - Hammer Throw; W80-84

Ronald Gray - Gold - 100m; Silver - 200m; M80-84
Debbie Flzitto - Gold - Discus, Silver - Hammer Throw; W 50-54
Steve Gettel - Bronze - Shot Put; M55-59

Jerry Donley - Bronze - Shot Put & High Jump; M85-89

USATF Athletes of the Year
The USATF Masters Committee announced selections of Athletes of the Year for 2015, and Colorado brought home two winners: Jerry Donley in the Men's 80+ category, and Christel Donley in the Women's 80+ category.  This is the first time a husband & wife have won the honors in the same year.  During the year, Jerry competd in 5 different events and won a silver medal in the Masters World Championships; Christel set 2 world and 6 American records, and earned 3 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze medal at the world competition. 

2015 Mid-America Region & Colorado Assn Masters & Open Outdoor Championships
Great competiton at this meet Aug 29 & 30, 2015 resulted in 45 Mid-America and 38 Rocky Mountain Masters Games records being broken.  Results and updated records ae posted below.

2015 WMA World Masters Championships, Lyons, FR
Colorado Medalists:
Marianne Martino (65-69)  2nd - 5K RW, 10K RW, & 20K RW; team silver & gold, (American Record)
Michael Blanchard  (50-54) 20K RW team silver
Rita Sinkovec (75-79)  2nd 10K RW; team silver
Jerry Donley (85-89)  2nd PV
Christel Donley (80-84) - 1st HJ (American record); 2nd Hep, TJ; 3rd Javelin; 1st 4x100 and 4x400 relay (World Records)

2015 USATF National Masters Indoor Championship, Winston-Salem, NC, Mar 20-22, 2015  

Colorado Medalists:
James McCrimmon (50-54) 1st - Pentathlon
Steve Gettel (55-59) 1st - SP
Christel Donley (80-84) 1st - TJ (American Record), HJ (American Record), SP; 2nd - 60m HH (World Record)
Jerry Donley (85-89) 1st - PV, 2nd - SP, HJ

2015 Results

    >  Colorado Assn & Mid-American Region Indoor Championships
    >  Colorado Assn, Mid-America, & Rocky Mtn Region Outdoor Masters Games

USA Masters World Record 4x400m Relay Members - Colorado's Christel Donley, with Irene Obera, Fei-Mei Chou, & Mary Harada

US Masters World Record Relay

Randy Hanson, M53, Nebraska, winner - Jerry Donley award for most outstanding valuter (3.35m)
Randy Hanson - Donley Award