Fans Cheer on Runners at Pre Classic

EUGENE,  Ore.–  There wasn’t an empty seat in the stands at Hayward Field Saturday as track and field fans from all over the country watched some of the fastest runners in the world race at the Prefontaine Classic. Fans said there’s just something special about this race that keeps them coming back year after year. … Continue reading »

Interview: Prefontaine Classic

EUGENE, Ore. — Some of the best athletes in the world are in Eugene, getting ready to take on Hayward Field. The Prefontaine Classic kicks off Friday evening. Organizers say last year, it was rated as the number one invitational track meet in the world. Jeff Oliver with the Prefontaine Classic joined us live in … Continue reading »

Hotels Busy for Prefontaine Classic

EUGENE, Ore. — Hotels and businesses in the Eugene-Springfield area are gearing up for a busy weekend as athletes from all around the world prepare to run in the Prefontaine Classic. Starting Wednesday and Thursday, hotels around town will be filled with runners who are coming to Eugene to race. Hotels managers say this race … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Cain, Rupp, More After Pre

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

Pre Classic Affects Local Economy

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of people are heading to Eugene this weekend for the Prefontaine Classic, and this means businesses are gearing up for a busy weekend. With this major track and field event in town, people from all over the country packed their bags and headed here to Track Town U.S.A. to watch the … Continue reading »

Interview: Prefontaine Classic Preview

The Prefontaine Classic kicks off Friday night. World class athletes will be in Eugene competing at Hayward field Friday through Sunday. Jeff Oliver, Prefontaine Classic Press Chief, joined anchor Sean Cuellar to share what’s planned for the weekend. Free events start at 6 p.m. Friday at Hayward Field. Tickets are needed to attend the events … Continue reading »