News tagged with ‘eugene 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 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 »

Eugene Marathon Introduces DJ Yoga Flow

March 21, 2017

EUGENE, Ore. The Eugene Marathon introduces a fun, unique experience for race weekend festivities. DJ Yoga Flow combines smooth and soulful music with the meditative trance of yoga. Hosted by locals from Hard Core Yoga and DJ Mandy Mac, DJ Yoga Flow gives runners and participants a different, enjoyable way to stretch and relax before race day. “We are really excited to incorporate something new into the Health and Fitness Expo this year,” says Eugene …more »

Eugene Marathon Launches Corporate Wellness Challenge With Pacific Continental Bank

February 7, 2017

Eugene-based institution already signed up more than 45 employee runners with more on the way. EUGENE, Ore. The Eugene Marathon has partnered with Eugene’s own Pacific Continental Bank to become the title sponsor of this year’s Marathon Corporate Wellness Challenge. The Corporate Wellness Challenge is a program designed to encourage local business and employees to pursue fitness goals including participation in the Eugene Marathon’s spring races. Within just a few days, Pacific Continental has signed …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 »

2011 Eugene Marathon In the Books

May 2, 2011

Runners turned out by the thousands for the fifth running of the Eugene Marathon on Sunday, May 1 and were greeted with clear skies and ideal conditions. The event, which has doubled in size in the past five years, drew more than 8,800 runners and walkers for the marathon and related events over the weekend. Runners from Colorado captured both the men’s and women’s marathon titles. 31-year-old Justin Ricks of Pueblo West, CO bested the …more »

Oregon Track Club Preview Runs to Offer Preview of 2011 Eugene Marathon Course

February 10, 2011

From Press Release – The Oregon Track Club and Eugene Marathon are teaming up for the second year in a row to provide runners and walkers with a chance to test out the Eugene Marathon course before the May 1st event. The Preview Runs will take place the first Sunday of March and April at 8AM and are free to all participants. “The Oregon Track Club Preview Runs were a huge hit last year for …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 »