National Track and Field Hall of Fame

The National Track and Field Hall of Fame is a museum operated by The Armory Foundation in conjunction with USA Track & Field.[1] It is located within the Armory Foundation (the former Fort Washington Avenue Armory) at 216 Fort Washington Avenue, between 168th and 169th Streets, in Washington Heights, in the New York City borough of Manhattan. The stated goal of the Hall is to reflect upon, appreciate, and honor the past by saluting Americans who have made important contributions to the history of Track and Field.[2] Inductees to the Hall of Fame include athletes, coaches, contributors, officials, event directors, journalists and administrators.[3] The USA Track & Field has been inducting members into the Hall since 1974. Currently there are 249 people enshrined.[4]

Award ceremony for the National Track and Field Hall of Fame at the Jesse Owens Award banquet, 2011