4 Ethiopian Track Members Missing

EUGENE, Ore. — Four members from the Ethiopian track team are missing from the IAAF World Junior Championships. The championships wrap up Sunday night, but officials say the missing members left early without their team, a┬áspokesperson from the University of Oregon said. The University of Oregon Police Department is working to try to locate the … Continue reading »

IAAF Prepares for Track and Field Meet

EUGENE, Ore. — The World Junior Championships for Track and Field are still four months away, but officials are already in town getting ready for the historic event. The IAAF along with USA Track and Field representatives were alongside Eugene and Springfield mayors at Hayward Field Thursday afternoon talking about how excited they are for … Continue reading »

TrackTown USA Youth Challenge

EUGENE, Ore. — The IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field are 200 days away, and organizers are trying to get kids excited about the summer event with the “U.S.A. Youth Challenge.” This is the first time the event will be held in the United States. Organizers say some of the best track athletes in … Continue reading »

Eugene Marathon Moves to July in 2014

TrackTown President Vin Lananna and Eugene Marathon Founder Andy Heily: EUGENE, Ore. — Runners from around the world and their families now have an official weekend to return to the birthplace of jogging in America. Run TrackTown, a weekend celebration of running featuring the Eugene Marathon, debuts July 26-27, 2014 at Hayward Field in Eugene. … Continue reading »