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USATF MTF Hall of Fame
This is the nomination form for USATF Masters Track & Field (MTF) Hall of Fame (HoF). Nominations are accepted all year but must be submitted before September 1st to be considered for this year. Anyone can nominate an athlete or administrator and a combination of both who has a minimum of 10 years involvement with Masters Track & Field.
Athletes must have achieved at least three (3) of the following:
Set WMA Record (even if the record has since been broken it would still be eligible for Hall of Fame consideration);
Set USATF MTF Record (even if the record has since been broken it would still be eligible for Hall of Fame consideration);
Earned Individual World Championship (gold medal in non-relay event at a WMA Indoor or Outdoor Championship Meet);
Earned Individual World Medal (silver or bronze in non-relay event at a WMA Indoor or Outdoor Championship Meet);
Earned Individual National Title (gold medal in non-relay event at any USATF Masters National Indoor or Outdoor Championship meet);
Received Athlete of the Year, including Event or Age Group, award from USATF Masters Track and Field.
Administrators include anyone who has dedicated many years to Masters Track and Field in the area of Meet Director, Administrator, Association and/or Regional Coordinators, or otherwise have made a significant impact on the progress and function of Masters Track and Field.
Anyone receiving USADA, WADA, USATF or WMA sanction or violated USATF’s Code of Conduct is not eligible.
David Pain Outstanding Service Award
The David Pain Outstanding Service Award is presented annually to an individual who has exhibited exceptional support and service to USATF Masters Track and Field.
Carol Finsrud Award
The Carol Finsrud Award is presented annually in honor of Carol Finsrud (1957-). Carol is an outstanding masters throwers with numerous World and American Records and championships to her credit. It is presented each year to an outstanding American masters thrower who:
Exhibits consistent excellence in performance (world and American records and championships), not just in the year in which the award is presented but over time;
Consistently encourages and assists fellow competitors;
Sets a standard both in throwing and in sportsmanship that others seek to emulate.