All USA Track & Field (USATF) members are invited to take part in the first US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) Webinar of 2019 on Tuesday, March 5th. Be sure to join this webinar to learn about testing protocols, therapeutic use exemptions, and best practices as it relates to anti-doping.
Don’t miss, Anti-Doping 101!
What: USADA Webinar entitled Anti-Doping 101
When: Tuesday March 5th, 11:30 a.m. MT, 1:30 p.m. ET
Why: In accordance with the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic movement testing, all athletes who participate in USATF Mountain, Ultra & Trail National Championships and Team USA competitions are subject to drug testing performed by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Please use the following link to register and secure your spot for the webinar:
Register for ANTI-DOPING 101 – Click Here
At the recent USATF 50 km Trail Championship winner Tim Tollefson was one of the six runners tested on site by the US Anti-Doping Agency and he applauded the inclusion of drug testing. “It’s wonderful. It’s a step in the right direction to promote clean sport. By having testing, it clarifies that it is important to us in this community.”
More USADA anti-doping tests are scheduled for 2019 Mountain, Ultra & Trail Championships.
Read more about what the American Trail Running Association is doing to further #CleanSport education among U.S. athletes and race directors in our five part series:
Part 1 – Clean Sport and Mountain, Ultra, Trail (MUT) Running
Part 2 – WADA / USADA, the anti-doping gold standard (coming soon)
Part 3 – Lower cost, custom testing services & race director experiences (coming soon)
Part 4 – Out-of-competition testing & US athlete experiences (coming soon)
Part 5 – Non-WADA compliant athlete testing programs (coming soon)