7:00 p.m. Doors Open
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Red Carpet and Reception
8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hall of Fame Ceremony
10:30 p.m. After Party
Don your black tie, finest frocks and favorite sneakers for a gala that honors track & field's past and present. The National Track & Field Hall of Fame Class of 2016 will be inducted, while the future stars of the 2017 Olympic Games will be front-and-center in a nationally broadcast ceremony.
Proceeds from the Black Tie & Sneakers Gala go to the USATF Elite Athlete Mentorship Program. A new USATF initiative, the Mentorship Program connects USATF Elite Athletes with business executives, career coaches and former athletes to prepare them for success after their athletic careers conclude.