Inside Track


Alexi Pappas: A good coach will help you love your sport

Running is a sport where the athletes are driven by love: at some point along our athletic journeys, we fell in love with the sport. This love can strike at any stage in life, but for many of us, it was first sparked by a coach – sometimes later in life, but often in high school.

It is not always our choice what coach we might have in high school, but the lucky ones get someone who is selfless, energetic, and thoughtful. A great coach, I observe, turns “I” into “We” and gives athletes permission to believe in …

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TRACKTOWN USA ANNOUNCED AS HOST FOR 2020 OLYMPIC TRIALS

USA Track & Field just announced that TrackTown USA will be the host for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials! The event will serve to select Team USA for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. We are excited that USATF and the U.S. Olympic Committee have placed their trust in us, and we are confident that we will provide an ideal atmosphere for the athletes to perform at their very best. 

This opportunity would not have been possible without the extraordinary environment that you have all helped to create – from a Eugene-Springfield community that continually supports …

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