April 2017 News

Eugene Marathon Provides Access To Oregon Twilight Meet for Marathon Participants, Volunteers

April 25, 2017

EUGENE, Ore. – Participants and volunteers at the 2017 Eugene Marathon, Half Marathon, Run TrackTown 5K and Kids 1K will be given access to the Oregon Twilight Meet at historic Hayward Field, race organizers announced. The UO Twilight Meet will be held on Friday, May 5 beginning at 3 p.m. The elite competition window from 6-7 p.m. will be broadcast live on the Pac-12 Network. “Being held on the Friday before the Eugene Marathon, the …more »

Why I Run

April 4, 2017

At one time or another, most running publications address the question, “why we run.” In 2017, it will be RaceCenter’s inquiry. In this first issue of the year, I share my personal reasons for running. In future issues, I hope to explore the many reasons why those of us who live the Pacific Northwest also run.   So, we begin today with what moves me. Why do I run? Beginning this exercise of reflection, I …more »