Run Or Dye Event Cancelled

EUGENE, Ore. — A big race fails to take place on Saturday in Eugene. Those registered for the first Run or Dye event in the area were just notified about two weeks ago that organizers were forced to cancel and the reason behind why is still unclear. Several people registered for the event contacted KEZI … Continue reading »

Neighbors Protest Sprint Jet Boat Races

LEBANON, Ore. — Sprint jet boat races are coming to Lebanon this weekend – something that organizers say will boost the area’s economy. But neighbors are fighting to cancel the event – worried about the amount of water the site is using. The United States Sprint Boat Association is hosting the event on July 26, … Continue reading »

Food & Beer Entice Runners in the Cold

EUGENE, Ore. — More than one 150 people braved the cold Sunday morning, for race that promised a meal and fresh beer at the finish line. The third annual Dash & Dine race started and ended at the Holiday Inn Express on Franklin Boulevard. Runners had the choice of running a 5k or 15k, and … Continue reading »

LTD Drivers Race Against One Another

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane Transit District held a rodeo Sunday; but instead of horses and bull riding, the event was all about bus driving. 35 people went head to head, all trying to represent LTD in a national competition. Bus drivers had seven minutes to zigzag through cones, speed through obstacles, and back around … Continue reading »

Eugene Sunday Streets Moves Downtown

EUGENE, Ore. — The third annual Eugene Sunday Streets is taking over downtown for the first time. Organizers say the event is all about promoting a healthy lifestyle and local business, which is why they decided to bring things to the city center this year. The location won’t be the only new addition though; this … Continue reading »

Thousands Run From Butte to Butte

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of people ran from Spencer Butte to Skinner Butte in the 40th annual Butte to Butte race. In honor of the 4th of July some runners wore red, white, and blue. Nabi and Kathleen Malekzedah were decked out from head to toe in patriotic clothing and have been running this race … Continue reading »

Eugene Marathon Registration Up

EUGENE, Ore. — Monday was the last day you could register for the Eugene Marathon by mail, marking a quick approach to the seventh annual race. At this point, there are already 7,600 runners signed up for the April race, and there are still two weeks left to register online. The marathon director says that’s … Continue reading »

Runners Race in Dash and Dine

EUGENE, Ore. — Runners from Eugene and surrounding areas took to the trails for the second annual Dash and Dine. The race consisted of two different courses, a 5K and 15K. Both tracks were on the Ruth Bascom River Trail. Although it was raining, many runners said the rain helped cool them down. After the … Continue reading »