TrackTown USA Focuses on Upcoming Events

EUGENE, Ore. — The race to land the 2019 IAAF World Championships has come to an end. Doha, Qatar came out on top, winning the bid over Barcelona, Spain and Eugene. Residents are still proud of Eugene and that the IAAF is still going to stay busy with future events in Oregon. “It’s unfortunate because … Continue reading »

Local Runners Prep to Head to Boston

EUGENE, Ore. — TrackTown will be well represented when the Boston Marathon gets underway next week. According to the race website, there are nearly 40 runners from the Eugene-Springfield area taking part in the race. KEZI 9 News caught up with two of those athletes at the Eugene Running Company. They say they’re honored to … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Lananna on UO/NCAA Agreement

University of Oregon Senior Assoc. AD and TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna:

Eugene Marathon Moves to July in 2014

TrackTown President Vin Lananna and Eugene Marathon Founder Andy Heily: EUGENE, Ore. — Runners from around the world and their families now have an official weekend to return to the birthplace of jogging in America. Run TrackTown, a weekend celebration of running featuring the Eugene Marathon, debuts July 26-27, 2014 at Hayward Field in Eugene. … Continue reading »

World Juniors Are One Year Away

EUGENE — In one year from Monday, the best young athletes will come to Eugene. It’ll be the beginning of the 2014 IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships, which will be held at Hayward Field. It’ll be the first time that the World Juniors will be held in the United States, and the first … Continue reading »

SEHS Grad Wins 1st Downtown Criterium

EUGENE — A South Eugene graduate who is in town visiting his parents won the first ever Downtown Criterium on Sunday. Kevin Selker, a competitive cyclist who now lives in Boulder, Colorado, out-sprinted four other riders to win the hour-long race. A criterium is a bike race held on a closed, short-course loop. The Downtown … Continue reading »

Criterium First Of Its Kind In Eugene

Press Release Courtesy: Dark 30 Sports Races in the heart of downtown by mile-runners and hard-charging bicyclists will kick off the 3rd annual Eugene Sunday Streets festivities on July 21. The TrackTown City Center Mile and Rolf Prima Downtown Crit will debut this year, treating spectators to close-up viewing of some of the country‚Äôs elite … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Vin Lananna and Ian Dobson

TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna: Former Olympian and event organizer Ian Dobson:

Web Extra: DAT, Ducks at NCAAs

Oregon sprinter De’Anthony Thomas: Oregon sprinter English Gardner: Oregon javelin thrower Liz Brenner: Oregon sprinter Jenna Prandini: Oregon 400 meter runner Phyllis Francis: Oregon decathlete Dakotah Keys: Oregon head coach Robert Johnson:

Web Extra: Cain, Rupp, More After Pre

Mary Cain: Galen Rupp: Nick Symmonds: Matthew Centrowitz: Justin Gatlin: Ryan Bailey:

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