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 …
Spectators at Tuesday’s 10K race in the IAAF World Junior Track & Field Championships may not have realized they were part of a unique experiment combining music and sports. TrackTown USA president Vin Lananna commissioned the University of Oregon’s Brian McWhorter to compose an original piece and perform it with a live orchestra. McWhorter, a nationally renowned …
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 …
Report: Vin Lananna to step down as head coach of Oregon track and field, Robert Johnson will take his place
Friday afternoon, Curtis Anderson of the Register-Guard reported that associate athletic director Vin Lananna will no longer lead the Oregon track and field program. While the timing of the move is unknown, Lananna will remain with Oregon in a different role.
The Duck women fell just short of an elusive crown in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Is 2012 the year?
English Gardner, Anne Kesselring and Elijah Greer are among those moving forward.
Oregon will be sending 13 track and field men and women to the NCAA Championships next weekend in Des Moines, Iowa.
The men came away with their sixth-straight conference title, while the women dominated en route to their fourth-straight.
Brianne Theisen, English Gardner, Johnathan Cabral and Sam Crouser were just a few of the Ducks that stood out on Friday and Saturday at Hayward Field.
The Ducks will count on a big finish in the mile from Jordan Hasay and Anne Kesselring.
The senior leaves the program as one of the most decorated runners in program history.
Jordan Hasay and Luke Puskedra lead their respective sides against the conference’s best.
The Oregon women finished first, while the Oregon men placed second at Springfield Country Club. Sarah Penney and Parker Stinson set the pace for the Ducks at their only home meet in 2011.
With several veteran leaders from 2010 gone, both the men and women are counting on a younger crowd.
The men’s distance relay will highlight this year’s Twilight Meet, which begins Friday at 5 p.m.