Mother of Steve Prefontaine Dies

EUGENE, Ore. — The mother of running legend Steve Prefontaine has passed away. Elfreide Prefontaine died Tuesday at Sacred Heart Medical Center RiverBend, 12 days after suffering a fall at a Eugene assisted living facility. She was 88 years old. Those who knew Prefontaine say she continued her son’s legacy after his death in 1975. … Continue reading »

Running Fans Gather at Pre’s Rock

EUGENE, Ore. — They come from all over –┬áIllinois, Boston, Seattle, Philadelphia, Minnesota — to give a gift to a man they never met. “People obviously leave many things here,” said Bethanne Goldman as she gestured to the different knickknacks surrounding the plaque at Pre’s Rock. “We left a brochure up here, just for the … Continue reading »