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Behind the Scenes: Former elite runners volunteer their way through life

USATF Umpires Carol and Jim McLatchie never stopped running and helping when they finished their running careers.

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Theisen becomes sixth Oregon alum to qualify for Olympics

The Humboldt, Sask., native finished second in the heptathlon at the Canadian Olympic Trials.

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Heritage Athlete: Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Each day of Trials competition, renowned American athletes are honored in conjunction with the events of the day. She is Friday’s honoree.

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Nation’s top high school runners compete in exhibition races at Hayward Field

Twenty of the top high school athletes from across the country will take to the Hayward Field track on Friday for an exhibition mile race as part of the Nike Elite running camp.

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Tour the Whiteaker district to see a different side of Eugene

Homegrown businesses have livened up the ‘Whit’ in recent years, helping improve the district’s city-wide reputation.

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Track and field legends gather for USATF Legends of the Past Celebrity Basketball Game fundraiser

With the main events of the Olympic Trials on hiatus, USA Track & Field found another way to get the competitive juices flowing Wednesday night.

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Harris: Lolo Jones’ media dominance a disservice to track world

In a world dominated by male fans, male reporters, male CEOs of sports agencies — all-male everything — a female athlete’s look can be the difference between unsung hero status and media superstar.

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Paul Swangard: The man behind the mic at Hayward Field

The man behind the voice at Hayward, Paul Swangard, talks about his experiences.

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Can’t miss events of the day: June 28

Finals in the discus, steeplechase and 5,000 meters headline the day.

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Decision postponed on women’s 100-meter dash tiebreaker

5,000-meter runner Bernard Lagat also speaks about Hayward Field and his experience there.

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Catch the Oregon Bach Festival at tail end of Olympic Trials

The Oregon Bach Festival is an incredible annual event in Oregon.

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Starting from scratch: Lopez Lomong’s journey from Africa to Olympic Trials

Lomong ran at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene last weekend and is back for the Olympic trials this month.

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Video: Pacific Tree Climbing at the Olympic Trials

The Pacific Tree Climbing Institute set up camp at the Olympic Trials to teach spectators how to climb and why it is important. Produced by Sreang Hok

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Heritage athlete Wilma Rudolph to be remembered on Saturday

There may not be a bigger underdog story in the history of sports than that of Wilma Rudolph.

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Lots of big name events left with four days left for 2012 Olympic Trials

Four exciting days of Trials action still remain, even though Ashton Eaton is done competing in them.

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University of Oregon DPS Lt. Herb Horner relies on experience to keep 2012 Olympic Trials safe

Horner went through the drill of keeping people safe during the Olympic Track Trials in 2008. Now, he’s back again with more experience and poise to do it a second time.

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Alleged trespasser arrested outside EMU

A man who the Department of Public Safety says is a trespasser with an outstanding warrant was arrested by DPS outside of the EMU today at 11:15 p.m.

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Photos: 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials Day 4, June 25

Day 4 brought rain back to the 2012 Olympic Team Trials at Hayward Field. The days events finished with one of the most anticipated races of the weeks, the men’s 800-meter run. Favorite and Oregon Track Club runner Nick Symmonds took first place, with Khadevis Robinson and Duane Solomon Jr. …

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