Kids Run for Children’s Miracle Network

EUGENE, Ore. — The heavy downpour Sunday didn’t stop nearly 150 kids from running a couple miles Sunday morning to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network. The Kids Running for Kids race had two options for the young ones. They could either run or walk a 5K or a 1K race. Organizers said this year’s … Continue reading »

Attempted Kidnapping Victim Speaks

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are looking for a man who they said tried to kidnap a woman near the West D Street boat landing. The victim said it was a terrifying experience and she’s hopeful sharing her story will make others more aware of their surroundings. Leslie Thomas started her Saturday with a run … Continue reading »

Pre’s Trail Revival Run

EUGENE, Ore. — Runners are gearing up for the annual Pre’s Trail Revival Run. The Oregon Track Club event happens Friday night at 6:30. The 4K course starts at Alton Baker Park and will feature hay bale obstacles. Proceeds go directly toward the yearly upkeep of the trail. Event coordinators like Kim McManus say it’s … Continue reading »

Runners Warm Up on Pre’s Trail

EUGENE, Ore. — The athletes returned Thursday afternoon to Hayward Field for the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials, but many top runners spent their morning at Pre’s Trail. The scenic and peaceful trail at Alton Baker Park is an easy, flat run on woodchip and bark. The trail offers runners three loops with interlinking … Continue reading »