IAAF World Junior Championships

Oregon’s Cole Walsh fails to advance past qualifying round in pole vault

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Oregon pole vaulter Cole Walsh was eliminated from semi-final contention at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships after failing to clear the 5.10 meter mark. On his first attempt at 5-meters, Walsh was out of sync. “My first jumps aren’t always the best,” Walsh said after the event. “I usually take a little bit longer […] Continue reading →

Ariana Washington places seventh in women’s 100 meter final despite toothaches

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Three days before reaching the women’s 100 meter final at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, Ariana Washington dealt with pain from her wisdom teeth to the point where she was thinking about going to the emergency room. Washington even went as far as saying she hadn’t eaten in three days. “I’ve had a hard week with […] Continue reading →

Ashlee Moore jumps up the leaderboards after winning heptathlon long jump

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Ashlee Moore didn’t finish out day one in strong fashion. Ranking 11th heading into the heptathlon long jump, Moore faced an uphill battle to get back into the mix. She conquered that challenge however, in her first event on day two. Moore not only won the heptathlon long jump against strong head winds, but she also recorded […] Continue reading →

Christian Brennan qualifies for women’s 400 meter semi-finals

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Representing Canada in a downpour morning at Historic Hayward Field, incoming freshman Christian Brennan placed third in the women’s 400 meter qualifier. “It was really raining, but I’m used to it because I train here,” Brennan said. “It didn’t phase me that much.”   Brennan, who already calls Hayward Field her home, ran a comfortable […] Continue reading →

UO ambassadors guide global athletes around Eugene for World Junior Track and Field Championships

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There’s a maroon flag hanging from a third-story window at the Walton-Clark residence hall. The slinking fabric is the only indication Nagina Pirzad needs to locate her assignment: the Moroccan junior national track and field team. She, alongside two other women are one of 116 ambassadors from the University of Oregon who will guide the […] Continue reading →

IAAF General Secretary Essar Gabriel and council member Abby Hoffman visit Hayward Field prior to IAAF World Junior Championships

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A warm and sunny day greeted International Association of Athletics Federations General Secretary Essar Gabriel and IAAF Council member Abby Hoffman on their visit to Hayward Field on Thursday in advance of the IAAF World Junior Championships, which will be held at Eugene’s prestigious track and field venue from July 22-27. TrackTown USA president Vin Lananna and Eugene mayor Kitty […] Continue reading →

Eugene Marathon Moving to Late July for 2014

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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.

IAAF World Junior Championships Coming to Eugene in 2014 (VIDEO)

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We're less than a year away from the IAAF World Junior Championships, which will take place at Hayward Field beginning July 22, 2014. Start the countdown!

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