Track Town USA: The Legacy Of Hayward Field Lives On

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Located on the University of Oregon’s Eugene campus, Hayward Field is one of the world’s most famous track-and-field-only facilities.  But before Hayward Field was the fan-filled, legendary home of insanely talented track and field athletes, it was a small, quarter mile dirt track named Kincaid Field.  The track itself actually dates all the way back to 1895 when the University …

When Hayward Field’s Magic Worked For The Ducks

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It has been almost 30 years since Oregon won its last NCAA men’s outdoor track and field championship.  The Ducks men’s team won its last outdoor championship in 1984.  One of the fascinating facts about Oregon’s track and field history is that all three of its undisputed men’s outdoor track and field championships (1962, 1964 and 1984) were won at …