Official Site of D.C. Express Track Club
Official Site of D.C. Express Track Club
Madison, D.C. Express 2019 Express Scholar-Athlete Award recipient for having the Highest Overall GPA (4.48) for the third consecutive year.
Madison was also D.C. Express 2019 Express Athlete, this honor, the highest that can be presented to an athlete in the D.C, Express Track program, is accorded that special person, who exhibits the highest qualities of this tradition rich program, including impeccable integrity, sportsmanship, and a stellar academic record, to go along with a highly competitive attitude and unquestioned dedication.
USATF CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) INFORMATION PAGE
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – June 16, 2020 - With its motto “Opening Doors to the World Through Track & Field,” the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation has been the leader in high school track & field for over 3 decades. Since the first national indoor meet in 1984, the Foundation has created and managed the finest national championship events in scholastic sports. Most of America’s greatest high school track & field athletes have competed in the NSAF’s championships over the past 37 years, including 323 who later competed in the Olympics, winning 148 Olympic Medals.
Thus, it is with great sadness that the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation has made the decision to cancel the 2020 NSAF Outdoor Nationals, which had been tentatively scheduled to take place July 30-August 2 at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls, S.D., due to the continued impact of COVID-19.
May 21, 2020
To: Member Schools
From: James R. Hines, Jr.
Re: Returning to Conditioning
The Georgia High School Association will open up conditioning for its member schools on June 8, 2020. The plan is restrictive and provides for conditioning only. As the data related to COVID-19 continues to improve, restrictions may be reduced after input from our health care professionals and guidance from our Governor.
Please make every effort to follow the recommendations and restrictions included in the guidance provided. As you return to conditioning, keep in mind that the majority of your athletes have “deconditioned” the past two months and need to work into what would be normal for this time of year. Reduce the work and gradually increase the workouts with time.
Finally, ensure that your school and system leadership are aware of this guidance and have the opportunity to provide input into your plan to move forward with conditioning and for preparing and maintaining your facilities. Keep in mind that member schools may be more restrictive than the guidance but may not be less restrictive. There has never been a time more critical for athletic departments, school administration, and system level administrators to work together.
Thank you for all you do for your athletes and please follow the guidance appropriately and keep everyone safe.
INDIANAPOLIS — The USATF COVID-19 Working Group has approved an update to its Event Hosting guidance. The update modifies what events are able to be considered for a sanction when the meet locality meets the criteria for Phase 3.
By USATF's guidance definition, in Phase 3 state or local public health authorities allow small group activities that are limited in number, typically ranging from 10 people to as high as 250 people. In this Phase, most public training facilities remain closed or have limited access.
In Phase 3, with permission from local health authorities and agreement with an appropriate venue, USATF's Event Hosting guidance has allowed "micro-events" to be considered for sanction. The updated guidance now allows the total number of individuals who enter the facility for an event to be up to, but not exceeding the state / local guidance for gathering size limits.
USATF has also clarified that all relay events on the track fall under the Moderate Risk category for risk stratification.
In all phases, USATF stresses personal hygiene and social distancing. Until a vaccine is developed, long-term immunity can be confirmed, or a cure is found, there is no way of completely eliminating the risk of fatal infection. This should always be in the forefront when considering return to training or event hosting decisions.
As more information is discovered about COVID-19, the guidance will be amended accordingly. Athletes and coaches are encouraged to visit usatf.org/covid19 regularly for updates.