In the spring of 2015, the 27-member IAAF Council awarded the 2021 World Championships to the United States and the state of Oregon. USA Track &Field, the national governing body for the sport in this country, the City of Eugene and local organizing committee TrackTown USA will host the meet at the University of Oregon’s historic Hayward Field.
It marks the first time in the 33-year history of the IAAF World Championships that it will be contested in the USA. The 2017 IAAF World Championships will be held in London, England and the 2019 Championships will be held in Doha, Qatar
JUNE 5th – HAYWARD FIELD
Social Hour 5:45PM. Showtime 6:30PM.
Bill Dellinger to be honored at TRackTown Tuesday Season Finale
Olympic bronze medalist and former Oregon men’s head track and field coach Bill Dellinger will be the guest of honor at the June 5 edition of TrackTown Tuesday.
Dellinger will be joined trackside at Hayward Field by a trio of athletes who excelled under his tutelage: Rudy Chapa, UO standout and former 3,000-meter American record holder; Mary Slaney, breaker of six world records in 1982 and double gold medalist at the 1983 World Championships; and Pat Tyson, acclaimed head coach at Gonzaga University.
Alexi Pappas: Nothing routine about summer training
My college coach once told me that a solid fall season is made in the summer. At the time, this didn’t make sense to me, but now I understand that summer is the time to rejuvenate, prepare, and grow in a different way than is possible during the school year. Over the summer, we grow on our own terms.
The TrackTown Youth League presented by Providence Sports Medicine is a series of FREE all-comer track meets across Oregon, open to all boys and girls ages 8-14. The TrackTown Youth League was created by the Oregon Sports Authority and TrackTown USA to encourage Oregon youth from all backgrounds and income levels to become healthy and active members of the community, inspire youth to participate in track & field and further Oregon’s position as the spiritual home for the sport in this country.
TrackTown Fitness is a free community fitness program based on concepts first taught by University of Oregon track and field coach Bill Bowerman more than 50 years ago. His community jogging classes are credited with sparking the running boom in the U.S. and we’re using those same principles to set the standard for a healthy community and state.