Monthly Archives: April 2012

A taste of glory for Eugene’s weekend warriors

Track Town USA. Running is less an exercise here, and more of a lifestyle choice. Modern-day jogging was practically invented here; it was certainly in Eugene that it first took hold in a real way in the United States. Sunday’s … Continue reading

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Eugene Celebrates Sixth Annual Eugene Marathon and Half-Marathon

By: Maygan Beckers A crowd of approximately nine thousand runners and walkers filled the corner of 15th Avenue and Agate Street on Sunday, April 29 at 7 a.m. for the start of the Eugene Marathon and half marathon. Participants finished … Continue reading

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Eugene Marathon Crowds approximately Nine-Thousand Participants

UO Marching Band plays for the runners and walkers for the Eugene Marathon and half marathon on the corner of Hayward Field Olympic runner, Julius Achon, ran his first half marathon in Eugene, OR on April 29. Eugene Police Officers, … Continue reading

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Eugene’s 6th Annual Marathon Demonstrates the Spirit of Support

EUGENE, OR— The sounds of clanking cowbells and encouraging cheers filled the  Hayward Stadium. Like the clouds on the decent Sunday afternoon, participants of the 2012 Eugene Marathon were rolling in. Amidst the flurry of colorful sports clothes, a woman … Continue reading

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Thousands of Runners Take to the Streets of Track Town, USA

Kate Virden, dressed in her track shorts, vibrant colored running shoes, and sporting her 7623 bib, hugs her father in a warm embrace upon finishing the half-marathon portion of the 2012 Eugene Marathon. After two hours and one minute of … Continue reading

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Volunteers support runners at the 2012 Eugene Maraton

           At this years 2012 Eugene Marathon over 1,300 volunteer dedicated their time to support the half and full marathon runners on April 29.       As runners began to arrive around 5:45 a.m. on Agate Street near the finish line at … Continue reading

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One Race Closer

By Traci Brooks Runners begin to flood the streets of Eugene as they finish their last stretch before the race begins. On April 29, 2012 at 7:30 in the morning, runners gathered from all over town to run the Eugene … Continue reading

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