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In Tracktown USA, the race is just the icing on the cake

University of Oregon sports business instructor Josh Gordon hasn’t missed a single day of running in six years. That’s 2,216 consecutive days. Rain, shine, sleet or snow — Gordon averages 11.1 miles per day, and doesn’t let up. “I don’t even know how to drive around Eugene half the time, …

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Jack Rising is a UO running club member, world record holder for running in a vegetable costume

Jack Rising crossed the finish line at the the Eugene Holiday Half Marathon last month in one hour and 16 minutes, not only setting a new personal best for himself, but also a new world record. He was wearing a store-bought carrot costume, and Rising is in the process of …