EUGENE, Ore — Rain or shine, the 3rd Annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 meter race is Friday, October 17th.
The race takes over 5th Street in downtown Springfield. It’s a straight run with 8 different heats from walkers to elite.
Five time USA outdoor 800 meter champion and 2-time Olympian Nick Symmonds will be there to greet racers. In the past , he’s run with the kids, but this year, he’s competing.
“This is the only USATF sanctioned straight 8 in America. Whoever runs the course record, owns the world record,” said Nick Symmonds.
Here is the list of heats and start times.
5:45pm – Walkers
6:00pm – Youth
6:10pm – Masters Women
6:20pm – Masters Men
6:30pm – Open Women
6:40pm – Open Men
6:50pm – Elite Women
7:00pm – Elite Men
Click here to register for the 2014 Nick Symmonds Springfield 800.