One of the great highlights of living in TrackTown USA, Eugene, Oregon is Hayward Field. This historic track is home to so many of the greats and it is a real honor to have the opportunity to run on a track where legends were made.
As a masters runner, this rare chance arrives every summer at the Oregon Track Club’s AllComers’ Meets. These track races are held on Wednesdays and Thursdays for many weeks of the summer months and, as a lover of track and field, I’m one of the lucky people who get to sweat it out on Hayward Field with the hopes that osmosis will work its magic and I will garner some of the legacy of this amazing place.
Alas, this year that didn’t quite happen, as Hayward Field is being renovated for the upcoming 2021 IAAF World Championships! Having to get my track on in a less legendary place did not deter me, however, from persevering and racing — after all, I ain’t gettin’ any younger! Read more >>