Local Businesses React to Trials Return

EUGENE, Ore. — The return of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials is a big win for the local economy. It’s great news for all the track and field fans in town and some say possibly even better news for the local economy. Each business we spoke to said the vibe is infectious and … Continue reading »

Track and Field Trials Return in 2016

SALEM, Ore. — It’s official. Eugene will host the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team trials again in 2016. KEZI 9 News first confirmed this news Wednesday, but the official announcement was made Thursday at the state capitol. Athletes say they knew about a week ago, but couldn’t say anything until now, when the official … Continue reading »

Eugene to Host Track & Field Trials

EUGENE, Ore. — The U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials are once again coming to Track Town U.S.A. in 2016. USATF CEO Max Siegel made the announcement Thursday at the Oregon State Capitol building, surrounded by Governor John Kitzhaber, TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna and other supporters. This is the third straight time, and the … Continue reading »

CrossFit Competion Registration Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — Registration began Monday for Eugene’s first CrossFit competition, and spaces are filling up fast. The Eugene Emeralds and Tracktown CrossFit are hosting the Sasquatch Throwdown at PK Park in August, and there’s only room for 200 of the region’s best competitors. Crossfitters from Southern California, north through Washington have already claimed spots, … Continue reading »

CrossFit Competition Registration Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s not Mt. Everest, but athletes will soon compete in Eugene to find out who’s the best at CrossFit. It’s a growing exercise trend around the world, and one local gym is looking to find the best of the best in a regional tournament. Track Town Crossfit is teaming up with the … Continue reading »