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Renovations in TrackTown: A Step Forward

Eugene, Oregon; a town known throughout the country to have some of the deepest roots in track and field history, enough to be called TrackTown USA. This title is in no small part thanks to historic Hayward Field that graces the… Continue reading

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Top Distance Men To Watch At NCAAs

The Duck’s track and field team has always been known for their strength in the distances, but one of the problems is that they have so many talented runners it is hard to keep straight. Of the all the distance men,…

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Future Duck Ariana Washington shines bright during day one of USATF Junior Championships

The top junior athletes, ages 16-19, flocked to Eugene as Historic Hayward Field played host for the USATF Junior Championships Saturday. The goal for all of the athletes is to qualify for the national team and represent the United States at the World Junior Championships, which is being held for the first time at Hayward […] Continue reading

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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 …

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USATF Makes Bid for 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships to Portland

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.

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Ashton Eaton and Nick Symmonds
Nick Symmonds (left) and Ashton Eaton (center) | (Alex McDougall/Oregon Daily Emerald)

Ashton Eaton, Nick Symmonds in Running for Jesse Owens Award

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

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Northwest Christian University Women's Cross Country (Jason Durmeyer/Concordia Portland)

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

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.

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NCU Beacons Cross Country | (Jason Durmeyer/Concordia Portland)

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

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.

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

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.

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Two Incoming Oregon Track and Field Freshmen Shine at Pan Am

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

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