Men of Oregon: Track

Steve Prefontaine

Men of Oregon: Track

(Click on the 12 Track Articles and Videos, with more coming. Go Fish! Get Hooked!)


–1.  Mack Robinson: Oregon Duck, Inspiration for Change
Text Article: 
April 18, 2013
Michael Welborn chronicles a Duck who made an impact in society as well as the track. 


–2.  Oregon 1962 Track Championship: They Were Tigers – Jerry Tarr interview
Video Interview: 
Aug 12, 2012
An interview with a track star at Oregon, from Kurt Liedtke’s YouTube Channel.

Historic Hayward Field


–3.  Oregon 1962 Track Championship: They Were Tigers interview – Jerry Tarr talks victory in 1962 intermediate hurdles
Video Interview: 
Aug 12, 2012
A short snippet of coverage of the great track team in Oregon history from Kurt Liedtke’s YouTube Channel.


–4.  Oregon 1962 Track Championship: Jerry Tarr and Archie San Romani Jr.
Video Interview: 
Aug 12, 2012
A video under a minute where former players discuss Bill Bowerman. From Kurt Liedtke’s YouTube Channel.


–5.  Oregon 1962 Track Championship: Archie San Romani Jr.
Video Interview: 
Aug 12, 2012
Another short video about a middle distance runner on this championship team. From Kurt Liedtke’s YouTube Channel.


–6.  1962 NCAA Men’s Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon
Video Article: 
Jun 9, 2016
The Knight Library has provided more footage of the 1962 Oregon Track Championship.


–7.  Bill Dellinger’s Home
Published on July 16,2009
Eugene, OR – Bill Dellinger invites the running world into his home to reflect on his legendary running and coaching career by looking over his nostalgic photos, trophies, and memorabilia.

Bill Dellinger trained recent U of O stand out and US Olympian Matthew Centrowitz


–8.  Runner’s World Interviews Legendary Bill Dellinger
Published November 6, 2009
So much of US Track history is shared by this great coach at Oregon.


–9.  Great Memories and Runners Discussed with Oregon Track Coach Bill Dellinger
Video: Published on November 6, 2009
A third final interview video with one of the greats in Track & Field at University of Oregon.


–10.  Oregon Ducks Cross Country Team Hall of Fame Video Highlights (1971, 1973, 1974)
Published September 20, 2012
Deyden Productions posted this on YouTube about Championships teams at Oregon.


–11.  Steve Prefontaine Story
Published July 29, 2012
Chris Chauncey put this great story up on YouTube.


–12.  The Story of Oregon’s Legendary Coach and Nike’s Co-Founder, Bill Bowerman–lyZR1k
Published March 5, 2008
UO Sports Archive posted this video on YouTube from UOregon about the man who coined and epitomized the phrase, “Men of Oregon.”


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