Former Oregon Ducks track and field stars and the current track and field power couple Brianne Theisen and Ashton Eaton have entered the Jerome Classic next Monday.
Thiesen (Canada) and Eaton (United States) are both Olympic representatives for their respective countries and participated in the 2012 London Olympics last summer.
Eaton, a Bend, Oregon native, is the current world record holder and defending gold medalist in the decathlon, a record he set at the 2012 US Olympic Trials in Eugene almost exactly a year ago.
More than 40 different Olympic athletes from 12 countries will compete in the 30th anniversary of the Vancouver Sun Harry Jerome Track Classic hoping to qualify for to the IAAF World Championship in Moscow, Russia from August 10-18th.
Tickets for the Jerome Classic are being sold at $10 for general admission and $25 for a spot at the finish line.