TrackTown Bids for World Championships

EUGENE, Ore. — TrackTown USA could be the first U.S. city to host track and field’s largest and most prestigious meet. This week USA Track and Field officially submitted a bid for Eugene to host the 2019 World Outdoor Track and Field Championships. In its 30-year history, the World Outdoor Track and Field Championships has … Continue reading »

Local Philanthropist Aaron Jones Dies

EUGENE, Ore. — The community is mourning the loss of Aaron Jones, who founded Seneca Mills more than 50 years ago. He died at the age of 92. During his life he not only spent time and money re-shaping the timber industry, but also giving back to the community. Jones donated millions of dollars to … Continue reading »

Web Extra: TTUSA High Performance Meet

Nike All-Star and former Duck Laura Roesler: OTC Elite runner and former Duck Jordan McNamara: OTC Elite runner and former Duck Elijah Greer: OTC Elite high jumper Jesse Williams: Olympic gold medalist triple jumper Christian Taylor:

Web Extra: Taylor, Merritt, Richardson

Olympic medalist hurdlers Aries Merritt and Jason Richardson: Olympic gold medalist triple jumper Christian Taylor: TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna:

Web Extra: Day 3 of IAAF World Juniors

3K Gold Medalist Mary Cain: Oregon pole vaulter Cole Walsh: Oregon/Team Canada runner Christian Brennan: Team USA pole vaulter Desiree Freier:

Web Extra: Day 1 of IAAF World Juniors

Oregon signee Ariana Washington: Oregon signee Raevyn Rogers: Oregon signee Ashlee Moore: Baylor/Team USA sprinter Trayvon Brommel:  

NCAA Track Championships Kick Off

EUGENE, Ore. — The NCAA Track and Field Championships kick off at Hayward Field Wednesday. It starts with the men’s decathlon at 11:30 a.m., but the big event is the men’s 10,000 meter final. That event is happening at 7:15 p.m. The athlete to watch is Edward Cheserek, a freshman at the University of Oregon. … Continue reading »

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 »

Track and Field of Dreams

BLUE RIVER, Ore. — Field of Dreams was baseball. Track and Field of dreams, is track and field. And that’s exactly what they have in the McKenzie Community Track and Field. A grand opening and track and field events were held Friday to show off the finished product. It’s the result of dreams and donations … Continue reading »

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