Qatar Wins IAAF World Championships Bid

MONACO — Countless hours and preparation were put in as Eugene put in its bid for 2019 IAAF World Championships, but TrackTown USA came up short. Committee members from Eugene, Oregon; Doja, Qatar; and, Barcelona, Spain delivered final pitches for the prestigious track and field event. IAFF committee members voted, and shortly after 6 a.m. … Continue reading »

Eugene Pitches for Track Championships

MONACO — TrackTown USA is going for a win. Representatives are in Monaco Monday, getting ready for their final pitch for the 2019 IAAF Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Eugene could make history in 2019 by being the first U.S. city to host the IAAF World Track and Field Championships. Vin Lananna, president of TrackTown … Continue reading »

IAAF Commission Visiting Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene is hoping to become the first U.S. city in the world to host the 2019 IAAF World Track and Field Championships. Eugene is one of three cities hoping to land the championships. Barcelona, Spain and Doha, Qatar are the others. The IAAF World Championships will be the world’s largest sporting event … Continue reading »

2014 Nick Symmonds Springfield 800M

EUGENE,  Ore — Rain or shine, the 3rd Annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 meter race is Friday, October 17th. The race takes over 5th Street in downtown Springfield. It’s a straight run with 8 different heats from walkers to elite. Five time USA outdoor 800 meter champion and 2-time Olympian Nick Symmonds will be there … Continue reading »

TrackTown Bids for World Championships

EUGENE, Ore. — TrackTown USA could be the first U.S. city to host track and field’s largest and most prestigious meet. This week USA Track and Field officially submitted a bid for Eugene to host the 2019 World Outdoor Track and Field Championships. In its 30-year history, the World Outdoor Track and Field Championships has … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Lananna Recaps World Juniors

EUGENE, Oregon – Shortly after closing ceremonies ended and Vin Lananna passed on the “torch” to the next host of the Junior World Track & Field Championships, he reflected on the competition’s first appearance on U.S. soil and whether the United States is ready to host the Sr. World Championships in 2019.

Web Extra: TTUSA High Performance Meet

Nike All-Star and former Duck Laura Roesler: OTC Elite runner and former Duck Jordan McNamara: OTC Elite runner and former Duck Elijah Greer: OTC Elite high jumper Jesse Williams: Olympic gold medalist triple jumper Christian Taylor:

Web Extra: Day 5 of IAAF World Juniors

Ariana Washington, Kaylin Whitney, Jada Martin & Teahna Daniels after winning gold in the 4×100 Relay: Trayvon Bromell, Trentavis Friday, Kendal Williams & Jalen Miller after winning gold in the 4×100 Relay:

Web Extra: Day 4 of IAAF World Juniors

Oregon signee Ariana Washington and Team USA 4×100 relay team: Oregon/Team Canada sprinter Christian Brennan: Team USA distance runner Alexa Efraimson: Team USA sprinter Kaylin Whitney: Team USA sprinter Trentavis Friday:

Web Extra: Taylor, Merritt, Richardson

Olympic medalist hurdlers Aries Merritt and Jason Richardson: Olympic gold medalist triple jumper Christian Taylor: TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna:

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