ABOUT THE NAF
To provide resources and opportunities to professional and sub-professional teams, athletes, coaches, and other experts within the sport of athletics, starting in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.
wHAT IS THE naf?
The NAF is an umbrella organization in Washington, D.C. that serves the professional and sub-processional track and field teams, individual athletes, coaches and the other experts within the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area (WDCMA).
Through building partnerships with the run-specialty retail community, local running clubs and varying competitions within the WDCMA, the NAF will provide a platform for teams and higher level athletes to raise their visibility in order to grow and sustain a fan base.
The NAF will develop multiple unique revenue streams that will fund the teams and athletes within the WDCMA to make the sport of athletics a realized dream for hundreds of individuals: athletes, coaches and other experts alike.
Athletics is the global definition of track and field, road racing (including marathons) and cross country. The NAF embraces and celebrates the storied history of the sport of athletics globally and domestically and will drive the sport forward into present era. The modern sport of athletics in America will be built for the fans, by the fans.
THE BOTTOM LINE
The NAF will make the sport of athletics accessible to every single person. We are here to connect the dots of activity to the sport and make it entertaining, enjoyable and possible to pursue professionally.
*The NAF is a pending nonprofit organization established in the commonwealth of Virginia
TO REDEFINE THE SPORT OF ATHLETICS IN AMERICA
The NAF is a modern organization focused on preserving the historical purities of the sport while moving it forward to the present day and into the future with patience and the moral obligation to do what is right at all times.
A CHALLENGE OF OUR TIMES
First and foremost, the NAF will be champions of the clean sport - not only within the sport of athletics but for all American sports. The decisions that we make now and the energy and passion we put behid them will decide the future of all sports, with the understanding that the sport of athletics is on the front line.
We will not defer from this stance until the use of performace enhacing drugs and other systematic methods of manipulation are completely defeated and there is a culture shift within the minds, hearts and pocketbooks of the ahtletes, fans and sponsors.
Every single person, regardless of background, race, economic or social status will have the same opportunity to achieve success within the sport of athletics or any other sports and they will not have to choose between what is perceived as a level playing ground and their ethics.
There is a dearth of professional-oriented racing opportunities within the sport of athletics in America. This is especially apparent as one ventures outside of the circles of middle and long distance track or road running.
The NAF is instituting a three-season league where the focus is on current, community-based teams within the mid-Atlantic region. to grow the fan-base on a grassroots level and expand the league gradually as interest in the sport grows.
Outdoor Track and Field Circuit:
A five-meet circuit that places professional-level events inside of current high school invitationals around the WDCMA and culminate in a new stand-alone championship style competition. Races will be scored on an individual and team level with prize money.
Indoor Track and Field Circuit:
A four-meet circuit that places sprint, hurdle and field events inside of high school invitationals around the WDCMA. Competitions will also be scored on an individual and team level with prize money.
Cross Country Circuit:
A similar format as above except with four cross county races, each with a varying distance. The first three inside of high school invitationals and culminating in a festival that will include a community race before the championship event. Races will be scored on a team basis.
Building the fan base from the youth-levels and sustaining the fan base is the primary focus of these events; the secondary focus is creating an inviting atmosphere for our sponsors, donors and partners with the third focus on providing a premier competition for every athlete.
WE OFFER SERVICES FOR
The NAF will support teams through funding, assisting with equipment needs, filling coaching needs and will help to build the infrastructure around each program. By establishing a network of teams throughout the WDCMA, the NAF will level the playing field, elevate the status of each team, increase their visibility and bring in new sponsors and partners.
The NAF will cultivate a system for coaches to pursue their craft professionally. In order for the sport of athletics to succeed in America, our coaches must have the proper outlets to hone their craft, use their expertise on the highest levels and of course, earn a living.
The NAF will produce high level racing opportunities that will expand the fan-base of our sport and engage youth athletes, recreational runners and current fans alike. We will host events for every discipline within the sport of athletics and look to create an experience that will appeal to fans, sponsors and the athletes equally.
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218 Pembridge Rd
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