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Hayward Field awarded 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials

USA Track and Field announced on Thursday that Hayward Field will host the 2020 United States Track & Field Olympic Trials. The 2020 trials were set to be held at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California, but after renovation concerns, the door opened for Eugene to host the trials …

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TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna resigns

Editor’s note: This article was updated on Tuesday at 6 p.m. to clarify Lananna’s comments on the track community.  Vin Lananna announced on Tuesday that he is resigning from his position as President of TrackTown USA, the local organizing committee that hosts events such as the U.S. Olympic Trials and …

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Photos: Hayward Field project preparations and destruction of East Grandstand

The following photos capture the Hayward Field renovation preparations made on June 16 and the demolition of Hayward Field’s East Grandstand on June 22, 2018:                                                   …

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USC wins women’s track and field title in similar fashion as Oregon in 2017

There have been some memorable moments on the final day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships. Last year, Oregon came out on top after winning the final race, the 4X400 relay, in dramatic fashion. This year, seemingly insurmountable expectations of excitement were placed on the meet, which was the …

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Controversial Hayward Field renovations leave community reminiscing

In Eugene’s pitch to host the 2019 IAAF World Championships, two-time Olympic decathlon gold medalist and Oregon alum Ashton Eaton was featured in a video. He talked about the “magic” of Hayward Field during the 1,500-meter race of his world record-setting decathlon at the 2012 United States Olympic Trials. “I …

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Ex-Ducks, world champions stack fields for Prefontaine Classic

Before Hayward Field gets its new look for the 2021 IAAF World Championships and possibly in time to host the 2020 United States Olympic Trials, some of the world’s best track and field athletes will compete one more time at the historic stadium for the Prefontaine Classic this upcoming weekend. …

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Current and former Ducks shine in final home meet at Hayward Field in Oregon Twilight

Past and present Ducks showed up and out at the Oregon Twilight. With 17 former and 44 current Ducks, Oregon track and field athletes and alumni took first in 15 events, including men’s discus, triple jump and hammer, women’s long jump and shot put, and men’s and women’s 100-meter dash, …

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IAAF General Secretary Essar Gabriel and council member Abby Hoffman visit Hayward Field prior to IAAF World Junior Championships

A warm and sunny day greeted International Association of Athletics Federations General Secretary Essar Gabriel and IAAF Council member Abby Hoffman on their visit to Hayward Field on Thursday in advance of the IAAF World Junior Championships, which will be held at Eugene’s prestigious track and field venue from July 22-27. TrackTown USA president Vin …

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‘A Step in the Right Direction’ campaign seeks donated shoes for charity

As the University of Oregon’s track season kicks off,  so does the annual “A Step in the Right Direction” shoe-recycling campaign led by masters’ students in the Lundquist College of Business. This year’s campaign hopes to collect a record number of shoes between March 16, the beginning of the UO’s track …

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Photos: Best of Olympic Trials day 8, June 29

Best photos of the day: women’s steeplechase final, men’s 1,500-meter run and heptathlon.

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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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Kris Redmond manages nearly 1,800 people through TrackTown12

During the trials at Hayward Field, the volunteers are distinctive in their special white and black jackets with green Oregon shirts underneath.

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Interactive Panorama: Olympic Trials Day 3

The third day of 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials saw 21 athletes added to the roster of the United States Olympic Track & Field team. The Emerald’s photo team, including myself, were speckled all throughout Hayward Field covering the seven finals that took place today. During a brief period following the men’s 100 meter dash, I spent twenty minutes shooting an 81-picture panorama from the stands.

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Photos: Olympic Trials June 23 at Hayward Field

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Photos: Best of June 22: Ashton Eaton, men’s and women’s 10K finals

Ashton Eaton has been all the buzz around Tracktown for some time now, heck the guy even has a twitter hashtag. On Friday, Eaton continued to make his mark on an already spellbound crowd at Hayward Field by first setting the decathlon 100-meter dash world record (10.21) and following it …

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Men’s and women’s 10K: Galen Rupp sets US Olympic Trials record, Amy Hastings claims dramatic victory

After claiming victory and a spot in London from the hollowed grounds of Hayward Field, former Oregon standout Galen Rupp said he couldn’t ask for more.

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Photos: Amy Hastings takes the women’s 10,000-meter race at Hayward, qualifies for London

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Photos: June 22 U.S. Olympic Team Trials events and opening ceremonies

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Hayward’s most historic moments

Five big moments that make Hayward Field historic.

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Hayward Field: Competitive grounds with a storied past of Olympic stature

It started out as a track in the mud. A place built by students who wanted to run.

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China’s Liu Xiang blazes past field in 100-meter hurdles at Prefontaine Classic

Xiang would have set a world record if not for a healthy wind supporting his effort.

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Photos: Records broken at Day 1 of Prefontaine Classic

The Prefontaine Classic got off to quite a start Friday night as meet records fell left and right.

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Photos: Oregon prep shine at track and field state championship meet

Prep athletes put on quite a show Friday and Saturday as the OSAA 6A, 5A, 4A Track and Field State Championship Meet was held at Hayward Field.

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