News tagged with ‘eugene half marathon’

Eugene Marathon Returns For Twelfth Consecutive Race

October 1, 2017

EUGENE, Ore. – The 2018 Eugene Marathon marks the twelfth consecutive running of the race and returns to the original 2007 race date—Sunday, April 29. Runners will finish on the track at Historic Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus. “We couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the twelfth Eugene Marathon in 2018,” said race director Richard Maher. “It’s a testament to the runners, fans and citizens of Eugene that we’ve become established as …more »

Eugene Marathon: 10 Years Running

November 1, 2015

One of the Northwest’s premier marathons returns on May 1, 2016 with the 10th running of the Eugene Marathon. Named a “perfect race” by Runner’s World magazine, you’ll enjoy a scenic, USATF-certified course known for its flat route as it passes through beautiful parks and tree-lined paths that crisscross the picturesque Willamette River. In a nod to the history and tradition of being held in “TrackTown USA”, the Eugene Marathon features a full weekend of …more »

Run the “Mother of All Marathons” in 2015

December 12, 2014

Run the “Mother of All Marathons” in 2015. The Eugene Marathon moves to Mother’s Day weekend in 2015 for fast times and an action-packed two days as Historic Hayward Field hosts thousands of participants, fans and volunteers from around the globe. All your favorite running events are on the starting block including the Kids Duck Dash, 5k, Half Marathon and the ninth annual Eugene Marathon. No matter where you live or how fast your pace, …more »

Eugene Marathon Makes Big Changes – Event Moves to July in 2014

August 2, 2013

From Press Release – Runners from around the world and their families now have an official weekend to return to the birthplace of jogging in America. Run TrackTown, a weekend celebration of running featuring the Eugene Marathon, debuts July 26-27, 2014 at Hayward Field in Eugene. TrackTown USA and the Eugene Marathon announced plans to collaborate on the annual summer event. Saturday’s schedule will feature a 5-kilometer race in addition to an all-comers meet and …more »

Date Announced for 2012 Eugene Women’s Half Marathon

December 7, 2011

From Press Release – The third annual Eugene Women’s Half Marathon will take place August 26, 2012. The event has gotten praise as one of the best women’s events in the northwest. The race will again start in downtown Eugene, do a loop around the city and end at the newly opened Inn at 5th. The race will be capped at 2500 runners and walkers and will be a fund raising platform for the American …more »

2010 Eugene Marathon to Finish at Historic Hayward Field

September 29, 2009

From Press Release – We are thrilled to announce that the 2010 Eugene Marathon and Half Marathon will culminate in a finish experience running fans cannot miss. Finally runners and walkers will feel the rush of entering historic Hayward Field through the arches of Powell Plaza and finish down the home stretch – where so many record breaking races have been decided. “It has been a goal of ours since the initial planning in 2005 …more »