Renovations in TrackTown: A Step Forward

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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 campus of the University of Oregon. Hayward Field has been home to many important track meets where world records have …

Pre Classic to Hold World’s Best Talent

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The Prefontaine Classic is one of the most anticipated and prestigious track and field meets in America. Bringing some of the greatest international runners in the world to America, the Prefontaine Classic has seen some of the greatest achievements in track history on American soil. No other meet in the United States has given us as many sub-four minute mile …

Edward Cheserek: Rewriting Oregon Record Books

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One of the fastest runners in the world is an Oregon Duck and his name isn’t Marcus Mariota, Dior Mathis, Charles Nelson or even Devon Allen. His name is Edward Cheserek and his is a sophomore at Oregon, originally from Kenya. Last weekend, Edward won his 2nd indoor track and field national championship, this time in the mile run and came in 2nd …