Running Publications in the USA

American Track & Field

Shooting Star Media / 16 East Portola Avenue / Los Altos, CA 94022
Phone (415) 949-2072 / Fax (415) 949-1419
Quarterly / Larry Eder, editor

Athletics International

Mel Watman / 13 Garden Court / Marsh Lane, Stanmore / Middlesex HA7 4TE, England
£60 UK26/year ('94) / £70 Europe / £85 USA
For the serious fan. Published by two of the world's most notable statisticians - Peter Matthews and
Mel Watman. Payments must be made in British pound sterling.

Athletics Magazine

1220 Sheppard Avenue E / Willowdale, ON M2K 2X1
Phone (416) 495-4056
$19.50 for 9 issues per year / Visa accepted
Canada's answer to Track & Field News.

Athletics Weekly

Tower Publishing / Tower House, Sovereign Park / Market Harborough / Leicestershire, England
LE16 9EF
England's Track and Field News, but on a weekly basis.

California Running News

4957 East Heaton Avenue / Fresno, CA, 93727
Fax (209) 255-4904
$20 per year for 11 issues
Devoted exclusively to California long distance running coverage. Results, schedule, features.

California Track News

4957 East Heaton Avenue / Fresno, CA 93727
$20 per year for 9 issues or $46 for 3 years
Schedules, features, results.

Chicago Runner

#204 - 7840 North Lincoln Avenue / Skokie, IL 60077
Phone (708) 675-0200
Official publication of the Chicago Area Runners Association. Results, features, schedules.

Cross Country Journal

Sunrise Valley Press / Box 1004 / Austin, MN 55912
$23 for 6 bi-monthly issues
Newsletter, articles, coaching tips, panel of experts on a variety of topics, rankings. A more esoteric
approach to cross country.

Distance Running

Gary Friar / 813 South Street / Glasgow, G14 OAH, Scotland
Semi-annual publication of the IAAF and AIMS (Association of International Marathons). Features an
international schedule, reports on major distance races around the world.

Eastern Track

#5L - 141-40 - 84th Drive / Briarwood, NY 11435
Phone & fax (718) 291-0489
$30 per year
Covers all aspects of the sport (high school, college, open) from Maine to Virginia. Results, features,
schedules, qualifying standards.


Scott Davis / 4432 Snowbird Circle / Cerritos, CA 90701
$25 US or $30 foreign annually
The newsletter of the Federation of American Statisticians of Track. Historical articles and studies.
Membership also includes the FAST annual, an invaluable resource for the serious follower of track &

Harrier, The

P. O. Box 41 / Marlboro, NJ 07746
$28 per year for 8 issues
High school cross country reports by Marc Bloom, editor.

Illinois Prep Top Times

669 North Eagle Street / Naperville, IL 60563

Inside Alabama Track

John Parks / P.O. Box 13069 / Birmingham, AL 35213
$35 full year of 16 issues / $20 for x-c issues only
Devoted to Alabama senior and junior high school x-country and track and field. Results, training,
health, etc.

Keeping Track

1012 East 21st Avenue / Eugene, OR 97405
Phone (503) 344-0498 / Fax (503) 686-3585
$20 US monthly / $24 foreign / $24 airmail
Covering the issues and politics that affect track & field in the U.S. and the rest of the world. Janet
Heinonen, editor.

Michigan Runner

#C - 7990 West Grand Avenue / Brighton, MI 48116
$12.50 for 10 issues per year
Basically road racing, but occasional cross country and track & field articles. Al Owens, publisher,
and Dave Foley, editor.

National Masters News

P.O. Box 1659 / North Hollywood, CA 91615
$13 for 6 monthly issues / $24 for 12 (1 year) / $45 for 2 years
The official world and USA publication for masters track & field, long distance running, and race
walking. First class and foreign rates available on request.

National Scholastic Track

Box 16702 / Chapel Hill, NC 27516
$50 college / $25 individuals / other packages available / MasterCard/VISA accepted
U.S. and International coverage of high school and junior competition.

New England Runner

John McGrath / P. O. Box 252 / Boston, MA 02113-9912
$18.95/year / $29.95/2 years / Visa and Master Cards accepted
Coverage, including New York area, concentrates on the road scene, but provides coverage of track &
field and cross country.

New Jersey Track

101 Greenwich Street / Madison, NJ 07974
$15/year for 16 issues
Everything you want to know about the high school scene in New Jersey, with some college and open
highlights. Year-end annuals also available. Ed Grant, publisher/editor.


Neil Kerr, Sports / Post-Standard, Clinton Square / Syracuse, NY 13201
$30/year for 50 issues
Excellent coverage of all high school sports in New York State. Results, cross country rankings,
spring track lists.

New York State Blue Book

P. O. Box 6825 / Warwick, RI 02887
All-time New York high school lists, indoors and outdoors, by Larry Byrne.

Northwest Runner

11808 Sunset Avenue NE / Bainbridge Isle, WA 98110
Phone (206) 780-5887 / Fax (206) 780-5686
$18.97/year / multiple year rates available / free with Club Northwest membership Monthly coverage
of long distance running, cross country, track & field, and race walking in the Pacific Northwest.
Results, schedules, articles, nutrition, etc. Owned by Seattle-based Club Northwest

Ohio Race Walker

Jack Mortland, editor / 3184 Summit Street / Columbus, OH 43202
$10/year for monthlyissues

Ohio Track & Field News

5628 Philothea Road / Saint Henry, OH 45883
High school results and lists, with college highlights. Carson Cheek, editor.

Ohio Cross Country News

5628 Philothea Road / Saint Henry, OH 45883
Coverage of Ohio area cross country Carson Cheek, editor. By Ohio Track & Field News.

Oregon Cross Country

2315 Century Lane / West Linn, OR 97068
Foot Locker and USA National supplement available for $3. Leo Collins, editor.


Ron Lopresti / 2001 Sterigere Street / Norristown, PA 19403
$7 per year for 10 issues
Newsletter of the Philadelphia Track & Field Coaches' Association. Membership is $7.

Race Results Weekly

P.O. Box 7388 / FDR Station / New York, NY 10150-7388
$80 per year with a fax every Monday for 51 weeks (no issue Christmas week) or $30 for e-mail
Delivered before 9 am via fax and e-mail by David Monti, and primarily covers elite and age-group
domestic road racing and cross country. You must have access to a fax machine or e-mail. For a
subscription form, please write, call (212) 794- 2604, fax (212) 794-3849, or e-mail


J. B. Publishing Co. / P. O. Box 710 / Hartsdale, NY 10530
$15 per year for 8 issues / $25/2 years / $35/3 years
New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut editions (please specify). Road running results and features.

Running News

9 East 89th Street / New York, NY 10128
$25 per year for 6 issues
Official publication of the New York Road Runners Club. Membership subscription, which is $25 per
year for 6 issues. Complete results of local races, as well as national & international results, schedules,
features, etc.

Running, Ranting, Racing

Jim Hage / 7327 Green Oak Terrace / Lanham, MD 20706
$12 per year for monthly issues
A sometimes irreverent look at the world of track & field and long distance running. No aspect of the
sport is off limits. Results, as well as some hilarious (and, at times, politically incorrect) editorial

Running Research News

P. O. Box 27041 / Lansing, MI 48909
Phone (517) 393-3150 for credit card orders.
$30 per year for 10 issues / $57 for 2 years, $3 each back issue
Published by Owen Anderson, exercise physiologist, no advertising. Lively text on the latest research,
training techniques, interviews with world class athletes, and candid product evaluations, in a style for
the everyday runner. Cuts through the myths/half truths in the popular press. Send a large
self-addressed stamped envelope for an index of past articles.

Running Stats

#1260 - 14th / Boulder, CO 80302
$50 ($55 Canadian) per year for 44 issues / $28 for 22 issues / $75 foreign
A distance fan's dream. Covers track and road races from 3000-meters up, both USA and
international. Paul Christman, editor.

Southern Track & Field News

P. O. Box 9035 / Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
$30 by mail for 15 issues in a year / $50 by fax / $15 for students if coach is subscriber
Phone (803) 349-2809
Excellent, in-depth results.

Starting Line Quarterly

P. O. Box 19909 / Houston, TX 77224
Phone (713) 781-2713
Covers age-group track & field from age 7 through 18. Good for results of summer age-group meets.


Ed Gordon, Treasurer / 180 Ardmore Road / Berkeley, CA 94707
$15 for a membership, monthly newsletter included
The newsletter of the Track and Field Writers of America. Current news, plus reprints of key articles
from newspapers and magazines from around the USA and abroad. Membership is open to fans,
coaches, etc.

Texas Track & Field News

1705 Rockmoor Drive / Fort Worth, TX 76134
Fax (817) 293-0708
$20 per year for 9 issues / $25 first-class
Three cross country, six track & field issues. Mostly high school, some college. Cross country
results, track & field top-20 lists. Larry Story, editor.

Track Coach

Track & Field News / 2570 El Camino Real / Mountain View, CA 94040
$15 per year for quarterly issues
Invaluable coaching guide.

Track & Field Stats

P. O. Box 128 / Escalon, CA 95320-0128
$60 for 5 indoor & 7 outdoor issues / $42 for 7 outdoor issues / $28 for 3 indoor issues / VISA &
MasterCard accepted / make checks payable to Trackwire (I hope this is right, it was very confusing on
the copy I had)
Complete listing of NCAA DI qualifiers during the respective seasons. Premium FAX service offered
indoors and outdoors. Published by Joanne and Gary Verigin.

Track Magazine

P. O. Box 2276 / Julian, CA 92036
(619) 765-1914 / Fax (619) 765-3185
$10 per year for bi-weekly issues in season Covering the San Diego high school scene. Published
every two weeks during cross country and spring track & field.

Track Newsletter

Track & Field News / 2570 El Camino Real / Mountain View, CA 94040
$49 per year for 42 issues / $75 foreign rate
Excellent results and news supplement to Track & Field News. FAX service available.

Track South Journal

P. O. Box 2771 / Boone, NC 28607-2771
Phone (704) 264-7718
Coverage from Virginia to Florida.


P. O. Box 128 / Escalon, CA 95320-0128
$32/year for 6 issues / Visa/Mastercard accepted
The "Crystal Ball" for NCAA Division I. Six issues that cover men's recruiting, previews, and
predictions for the men's & women's indoor & outdoor NCAA championships. Published by Joanne
and Gary Verigin.

Trackwire for Women

$25/year for 4 issues
See Trackwire for further details.

USA Thrower

#306 - 4109 West Gennesee Street / Syracuse, NY 13219
Phone (315) 492-6628 (eves) / 443-4708 (days)
$25 US ($30 foreign) per year for bi-monthly issues
The only magazine BY throwers FOR throwers. Everything you need to know if you throw.

Virginia Track & Field / Cross Country

18 Puritan Place / Stafford, VA 22554
$20 per year
High school results. "Bill's & Dave's Newsletter

World Junior Athletics

40 Berkeley Road / London NW9DG Great Britain
$75 per year
In-depth coverage of world junior (under-20) action. Lionel Peters, editor.

X-Country X-Press

P. O. Box 750994 / Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone & fax (718) 291-0489
$25 new / $30 renew for ten weekly issues during the fall only
The best way to stay on top of X-C during the season. We cover it all - high school, college, open.
Walt Murphy, publisher.