|FOR THE WOMEN:
||World Title from 2012
||800m, 1500m (and first woman over 75 to break
7 minutes in mile)
|FOR THE MEN:
||60, 200, 400m
||60, 200, 400m
Nolan Shaheed, M64, Pasadena CA, jazz great and 800M and 1500M world record holder, who played lead trumpet for Count Basie, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and Marvin Gaye and recently played studio trumpet on the Emmys, the Voice, and other top programs
Charlie Allie, Pittsburgh PA, selected as the World’s Outstanding Masters Athlete in 2013 after winning five gold medals at last year’s World Masters Track Championships in Brazil: the individual 100, 200, 400, and two relays.
Bruce McBarnette, M55, Sterling VA, nine-time world champion, high jump
Oscar Peyton, M60, Accokeek MD, multiple 100-200 world champion, in the 60-200
Lorraine Jasper, F55, Birchrunville PA
Kathy Martin, F64, multiple world and American record holder and a Bengay outstanding athlete winner, 800, 1500, mile, 3000 meters, and more
Irene Obera, F80, 100-200-400 sprinter (birthday 12/7/33), multiple world champion and track Hall of Famer who two-time Sullivan award finalist Phil Raschker says “is a beautiful sprinter we only see every few years,” from San Bernardino CA
Emil Pawlik, M75, Jackson MS, record holder in the pentathlon and heptathlon
*** BOSTON AREA STARS ENTERED: ***
Roger Pierce, M69, Essex MA, 60-200-400 sprints, who holds many national and world masters titles, a member of the USATF Masters Hall of fame.
Diane Pomeroy, F45, Essex MA, 200, 400, 800M, Bronze medalist at 2013 Brazil worlds
Sarah Lawson, F50, Wayland MA, multiple medalist at 2013 World Outdoor Championships
Craig Fram, M55, Derry NH, mile, 3000M, M45 American record holder 3000M
Antonio Palazzo, M85, Providence RI, Weight and SW, American record holder SW
Elizabeth Palmer, F50, Waltham MA, a silver medalist in both the 100 dash and 80 hurdles at the 2011 world outdoor masters (Sacramento); she is also the current American indoor record holder for F50 in the 80 hurdles
The meet is returning to Boston after four years. It is the 14th time the national indoor masters championship has been held in Boston, the most of any city in the US. The 920 entrants are the most ever in Boston and third highest ever for the event.
MEDIA: For questions or onsite athlete track interviews, contact Bob Weiner, National Masters Media Chair, cell 202-306-1200 or email@example.com. Media should wear press organization credential and may obtain meet credential onsite from Bob.
Source: USATF Masters Media Committee and Robert Weiner Associates