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Single-day ticket sales for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field at historic Hayward Field are now open to the public. The past two Olympic Trials in 2008 and 2012 were epic in terms of attendance and performance, so don’t delay! Go to TrackTown16.com and order your tickets today!
NOTE: ALL PERSONS ACCESSING HAYWARD FIELD ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A TICKET REGARDLESS OF AGE.
Friday, July 1
Men’s 10,000 meters (Final, 6:15 p.m.)
Two-time Olympian and University of Oregon alum Galen Rupp shoots for his eighth straight national title in his signature event. Rupp, a 2012 Olympic silver medalist, is the American record-holder in the 10,000m at 26 minutes, 44.36 seconds. Rupp has already earned a spot on Team USA for the Rio Olympics by winning the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles last February.
Other events: Men’s shot put final; Women’s discus, high jump and long jump qualifying; First round of men’s and women’s 800m and 400m.
saturday, JULY 2
Men’s decathlon (9:45 a.m.)
The last time Ashton Eaton competed in the decathlon at Hayward Field, he set a world record of 9,039 points in the signature performance of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials. Since that meet, he has won Olympic gold, four World Championships – two indoors and two outdoors – and boosted his PR to 9,045 points. He’ll begin his quest for another gold medal at the Rio Olympics with the first day of competition in the decathlon: 100m, long jump, shot put, high jump and 400m.
Other events: Women’s finals in discus, long jump and 10,000m. Semifinals in men’s and women’s 800m and 400m. Men’s qualifying in javelin, pole vault and long jump. First round in men’s and women’s 100m.
Sunday, JULY 3
Women’s & Men’s 100 Meters (5:44 p.m. and 5:53 p.m.)
The focus is on speed as the top men’s and women’s sprinters battle for supremacy in one of the sport’s signature events – the 100 meters. The semifinals will narrow the field to eight men’s and women’s finalists, with the top three finishers in the final advancing to the Rio Olympics. The women’s race could see a strong Oregon presence with recent UO graduates English Gardner and Jenna Prandini both among the early favorites to reach the final. On the men’s side, Trayvon Bromell, who doesn’t turn 21 until July 10, has already won a gold medal in the 60 meters at the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships and a bronze medal in the 100m at the 2015 World Championships.
Other events: Decathlon final. Women’s finals in high jump and 400m. Men’s finals in long jump and 400m. Semifinals in men’s and women’s 100m.
monday, JULY 4
Women’s 800 Meters (5:42 p.m.)
There’s no better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than watching the fireworks of the women’s 800-meter final. University of Oregon alum Laura Roesler, the 2014 winner of The Bowerman, returns to Hayward Field after her fourth-place finish at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland. Roesler missed the majority of the 2015 season with an injury and she’s eager to make amends. Ajee’ Wilson, the reigning World Indoor silver medalist and 2012 World Junior gold medalist, will be the favorite but don’t underestimate the magic of Hayward Field in this event.
Other events: Final of men’s 800m, pole vault and javelin. First round of men’s and women’s 3,000m steeplechase. First round of men’s 5,000m. Qualifying in women’s triple jump.
Wednesday, JULY 6
Men’s & Women’s Hammer (1:00 p.m.)
Hammer @ Hayward a FREE Olympic Trials event, July 6th
The best Hammer throwers in the country let it fly on Hayward Field for the first time in history, as they vie to make the U.S. National team headed for Rio.
Then the keys to Hayward get tossed over to the community and every one gets to compete in the All-Comers meet on the legendary Hayward track.
And surrounding all that, in the spirit of the Hammer Toss, there will be hamburgers and other yummies tossed off the grill, brews flying off the bar, scoops of ice cream tossed into sundaes at the sundae bar and “hammer-tossed salads” served up by the athletes themselves at the best July 6th backyard barbecue ever.
Enjoy live music performances by high-energy folk rockers, The June Bugs and by the talented Johnny Cash tribute band, Counterfeit Cash.
Field Games include bocci ball, spike ball, corn hole and more.
Open to the public, no ticket required.
thursday, JULY 7
Women’s Shot Put (6:15 p.m.)
It has been a decade of dominance in the women’s shot put for Michelle Carter, the American record-holder at 66 feet, 5 inches (20.24m). The two-time Olympian captured a gold medal at the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland last March after earning bronze at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing. At the Trials, she will be seeking her seventh national title. Her father, Michael – a standout shot putter and NFL nose guard – is the only person to win an Olympic medal and Super Bowl ring in the same year.
Other events: Final of women’s triple jump and women’s 3,000m steeplechase. First round of women’s 5,000m, 100m hurdles, 400m hurdles and 1,500m. First round of men’s 200m, 400m hurdles and 1,500m. Qualifying in women’s javelin, men’s triple jump and men’s discus.
Friday, JULY 8
Men’s Steeplechase (5:23 p.m.)
Olympian Evan Jager, who lives and trains in Portland with the Bowerman Track Club, is a four-time U.S. champion and American record-holder in the 3,000m steeplechase at 8:00.45. The 26-year-old native of Illinois will be a heavy favorite to earn a spot on his second Olympic team with his fifth national title at the Trials. Jager placed sixth in the steeplechase at the 2012 London Olympics, only a few months after trying the event for the first time. He finished fifth at the 2013 IAAF World Championships in Moscow and sixth at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing.
Other events: Final of men’s discus and women’s 100m hurdles. Semifinals of women’s 100m hurdles, 400m hurdles and 1,500m. Semifinals of men’s 1,500m, 400m hurdles and 200m. First round of men’s 110m hurdles and women’s 200m. Qualifying in women’s pole vault and men’s high jump.
Saturday, JULY 9
Men’s 110m Hurdles (5:53 p.m.)
University of Oregon two-sport standout Devon Allen burst onto the national scene during his freshman season in 2014 when he won NCAA and U.S. titles in the 110-meter hurdles. After missing the 2015 track and field season due to a knee injury suffered in the Rose Bowl, he has stormed back in 2016 with an NCAA indoor title in the 60m hurdles and a Pac-12 meet record in the 110m hurdles at 13.32. He will be favored to win a second NCAA title in the 110m hurdles at Hayward Field in June. His PR of 13.16 ranks as the second fastest time in collegiate history, trailing only former football-track star, Renaldo Nehemiah. Allen is a wide receiver on the UO football team.
Other events: Final of men’s 5,000m, 200m and triple jump. Final of women’s javelin. Semifinals of men’s 110m hurdles and women’s 200m. Day One of women’s heptathlon: 100m hurdles, high jump, shot put, 200m.
sunday, JULY 10
Men’s 1500m (5:20 p.m.)
The University of Oregon alum, who now competes for Portland-based Nike Oregon Project, was a bronze medalist in the 1,500m at the 2011 IAAF World Championships and a silver medalist at the 2013 World Championships. He missed a bronze medal in the 1,500m at the 2012 London Olympics by an agonizing four-hundredths of a second. Centrowitz won his first gold medal on the global stage by winning the 1,500m at the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland last March. He set his PR of 3:30.40 in Monaco last summer, the fastest time ever by an American-born athlete and the No. 3 all-time U.S. performance. Centrowitz has been ranked among the world’s top 10 in the 1,500m in four of the past five seasons.
Other events: Final of men’s high jump and 400m hurdles. Final of women’s pole vault, 400m hurdles, 5,000m, 1,500m and 200m. Final of women’s heptathlon: long jump, javelin, 800m.