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 »

Nick Symmonds Launches Run Gum

EUGENE, Ore. — Nick Symmonds runs fast–a two-time Olympian and five-time U.S. 800-meter champion. He took the summer off to nurse an injury, but he’s been busy. Tuesday, he’s launching his invention called Run Gum, which is manufactured in Eugene. It’s now available online and in running stores come 2015. “It’s a revolutionary new delivery … Continue reading »

Run With Olympic Runner Nick Symmonds

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Runners will be taking over 5th Street between Centennial Boulevard and A Street on Friday evening for the second annual Nick Symmonds 800 Meter Race, and the star Olympian himself will be running alongside them. Last year’s race was a huge success; almost 200 people participated and an even bigger turnout is … Continue reading »

Interview: Nick Symmonds

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — He’s fast, he’s an Olympian, and on Thursday morning, Nick Symmonds sat down with KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us all about the Nick Symmonds Springfield 800.

Symmonds Hosts Second Annual Race

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The world’s only straight 800-meter road race returns to Springfield in less than two weeks. The second annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 will take place in the city’s Historic Washburne District on Sept. 13. The city says last year’s event was a big success, garnering 200 runners and 300 spectators. They’re expecting … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Cain, Rupp, More After Pre

Mary Cain: Galen Rupp: Nick Symmonds: Matthew Centrowitz: Justin Gatlin: Ryan Bailey:

Symmonds, Others Lash Out On Twitter

LONDON — Nick Symmonds has had a long standing beef with the powers that be of Track & Field, upset because the rules vastly limit his ability to get sponsors. Those limitations are even more pronounced during the Olympics, where, among other restrictions, athletes aren’t allowed to even tweet about their own sponsors, unless they … Continue reading »