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The 2021 Prefontaine Classic took place last August. The 2022 event moves back to its traditional dates. Photo courtesy of TrackTown USA

Prefontaine Classic Returns to Normalcy in 2022

Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, has always been near the top of any list of track-and-field venues not only in the United States, but the world. Now, the historic spot that has seen so many record-breaking performances is ready to take center stage this year with a series of big meets to show off its […]

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World Athletics Championships Oregon22 has announced that Legend the Bigfoot is the mascot for the July 15-24 event.

Legend the Bigfoot Named World Athletics Championships Mascot

After decades of people searching the vast wilderness of the United States, Bigfoot has finally been found. The local organizing committee for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 has announced “Legend the Bigfoot” as the official mascot for this summer’s event. The 18th edition of the World Athletics Championships will be held on U.S. soil for the first time, taking place […]

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2022 U.S. Track & Field Outdoor Championships Heading to Hayward Field

The 2022 U.S. Track and Field Outdoor Championships will be held at historic and newly renovated Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene. The 2022 Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships will be held June 23–26 and serve as the qualifying event for the 2022 World Athletics Outdoor Championships, set for July […]

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The University of Oregon is nearing completion on a complete rebuilt of historic Hayward Field that was set to host the 2020 Olympic Trials. Rendering: TrackTown USA

Hayward Field in Eugene to Host 2023 Diamond League Final

Hayward Field, the renovated track and field stadium in Eugene, Oregon, that has been known for decades as the landmark athletics stadium in the United States, will host the 2023 Diamond League final according to Reuters, making it the first venue outside of Europe to host the World Athletics‘ showpiece event. The $270 million stadium […]

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Eugene Begins Countdown to 2021 World Track and Field Championships

Representatives from USA Track and Field, Travel Oregon and the University of Oregon teamed up with the Oregon21 organization to host the official kickoff event counting down to the 2021 World Track and Field Championships that will be held in Eugene, Oregon. The event welcomed back several athletes who competed at the 2019 meet, which […]

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University of Oregon to Replace Historic Hayward Field

The University of Oregon has unveiled plans for a privately funded new track-and-field stadium to replace historic Hayward Field. The venue is scheduled to be complete in 2020, a year before Eugene, Oregon, hosts the IAAF World Outdoor Championships. The project is also expected to include training facilities and new laboratories and research facilities. “When […]

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