Eugene Daily News

Phenom crashes champ’s party

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Oregon has a new phenom. Edward Cheserek became the first freshman in school history to win the NCAA men’s cross country championships on Saturday when he surged past defending national champion Kennedy Kithuka of Texas Tech with less than 2,000 meters to go for the 18-second …

USATF Makes Bid for 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships to Portland

TrackTown USA

USA Track & Field will make a bid to bring the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships to Portland with TrackTown USA of Eugene presenting the bid in Monaco on Nov. 15 of this year.

Ashton Eaton, Nick Symmonds in Running for Jesse Owens Award

Ashton Eaton and Nick Symmonds

Former Oregon track and field stars Ashton Eaton and Nick Symmonds have both been nominated as finalists for the 2013 Jesse Owens Award.

Northwest Christian University Women’s Cross Country Places Second at Coyote Twilight

Northwest Christian University Women's Cross Country

The Northwest Christian University women’s cross country team finished in second place at the Coyote Twilight, hosted by The College of Idaho at Brothers Park.

NCU Beacons Men’s Cross Country Takes Second in Coyote Twilight

NCU Beacons Cross Country

The NCU Beacons men’s cross country team took second place on Saturday at the Coyote Twilight despite facing four teams currently ranked in the NAIA national coaches poll.

Ex-Duck Nick Symmonds Finishes Second at Brussels Diamond League Meet

Taking a page from Nascar, Olympian Nick Symmonds has some sponsorship space for rent on his arm...

Former Duck track athlete Nick Symmonds, now an olympic athlete, took the second-fastest 800m time in his career, en route to a silver medal in that category at the Brussels Diamond League Meet.

Two Incoming Oregon Track and Field Freshmen Shine at Pan Am

Oregon Track and Field

Two incoming freshmen for the Oregon Track and Field team had impressive performances in the 17th Pan American Junior Championships in Medellin, Colombia.

Two Ducks Earn Silver Medals at Track and Field Championships


Two Duck track and field alums had big days in the IAAF World Tack and Field Championships, both finishing with silver medals representing Team USA.

NCU Beacons Women’s XC Picked to Finish Second, Men Sixth

NCU Beacons Cross Country

The NCU Beacons cross country teams are nearing the commencement of their respective 2013 seasons, and with that the release of the CCC coaches poll.

Matthew Centrowitz Advances at World Championships

Matthew Centrowitz

Nike Oregon Project middle-distance runner Matthew Centrowitz qualified for the 1,500m final at the world championships on Friday, finishing in 3:35.95.

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