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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, 

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