eugene marathon

Eugene Marathon Dates Announced


EUGENE, Ore. — Start training, Track Town. We now know the official dates for the ninth annual Eugene Marathon. Organizers say next year’s marathon and half marathon will take place Sunday, May 10, 2015, kicking off at 7 a.m. They expect runners from around the world to participate. Details for the 1k Duck Dash and … Continue reading »

Thousands Run the Eugene Marathon


EUGENE, Ore. — The 8th annual Eugene Marathon kicked off Sunday morning near Hayward Field. Fourty nine states and 17 countries were represented. Like all the runners stretching and anxiously awaiting for the Eugene Marathon to start, Loren Cushing trained for race day. “I probably got about 25 miles a week, slowly building up,” said … Continue reading »

Eugene Marathon 2014 Route


EUGENE, Ore. — Sunday is a big day for Track Town U.S.A. Thousands of runners will hit the pavement at 6 a.m. for the Eugene Marathon. The Eugene Police Department says roads along the route will be closed, so avoid the area if you can. Click on the video to look at the course runners … Continue reading »

Eugene Marathon Moving to Late July for 2014


The 2014 Eugene Marathon will look a little bit different than in years past. Next year's Eugene Marathon will be held in July, not in April.

Laney, Marty Win Eugene Marathon


The Eugene Marathon festivities came to a close yesterday with the half and full marathon. Winning the men's marathon was David Laney, who finished with a time of 2:22:34 while the women's marathon was won by Jaymee Marty, who finished with a time of 2:48:50.

April 28 – Sunday Headlines


Tim Chuey: mostly cloudy with sun breaks, Meth bust, Kip Kinkel lawyer seeking new sentence, OSU frat suspended, UO Spring Game, UO Soccer, UO Baseball, UO-NFL drafts and photo spreads from Alex Shoemaker and Gary Breedlove.

For UO running instructor Joe Henderson, his lifelong passion has become his career


In his first race, Joe Henderson began the mile run with so much speed and exertion he couldn’t make it past the first lap. Discouraged and wanting to quit, his high school track coach urged him to run once more and finish, to give it a fair try. He did, and after that, he never [...]

Security Increased at the Eugene Marathon


After the bombings at the Boston Marathon that left three dead and hundreds wounded, Eugene Marathon officials have decided to increase security while reassuring that all participants, spectators, and volunteers will be safe and taken care of. This year's marathon marks the seventh year the event has been held, with several tributes to Boston being scheduled.

Eugene Marathon attracts more than 8,000 runners, community support


University students, faculty and alumni showed up in large numbers to volunteer at the Eugene Marathon on Sunday.

A Conversation With Matrisha Armitage of Bajuana Tea


Recently, Eugene Daily News got a chance to speak with Matrisha Armitage, the drummer for Bajuana Tea. Matrisha is also the head of Grrrlz Rock, a local group dedicated to encouraging children to participate in music and the arts. In this interview, she discusses Bajuana Tea's background, as well as the ins and outs of being married to your musical collaborator.

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