EUGENE, Ore. — The return of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials is a big win for the local economy. It’s great news for all the track and field fans in town and some say possibly even better news for the local economy. Each business we spoke to said the vibe is infectious and … Continue reading »
SALEM, Ore. — It’s official. Eugene will host the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team trials again in 2016. KEZI 9 News first confirmed this news Wednesday, but the official announcement was made Thursday at the state capitol. Athletes say they knew about a week ago, but couldn’t say anything until now, when the official … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials are once again coming to Track Town U.S.A. in 2016. USATF CEO Max Siegel made the announcement Thursday at the Oregon State Capitol building, surrounded by Governor John Kitzhaber, TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna and other supporters. This is the third straight time, and the … Continue reading »
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 »
If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, KDUK’s Valerie Steele has these suggestions. Out & About Links: Lucky Clover Run MythBusters: Behind the Myths Rhapsody in the Vineyard Dead Man Walking To submit your own event and find more, click here.
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 »
If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, KDUK’s Valerie Steele has these suggestions. There are many events happening including lots of comedy, dance, running and more. Broadway in Eugene is bringing together ’80s rock and roll and a great love story for its show Rock of Ages. A small town girl meets … Continue reading »
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 »