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Race Weekend Announcements

In addition to our social media, please use this page for official announcements throughout race weekend! We will provide information regarding the Finish Festival, Health and Fitness Expo and more! If you have questions throughout the weekend, please find a volunteer, Eugene Marathon staff...
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Race Weekend Announcements

Boston Marathon DNS-ers, DNF-ers and WTF-ers

To the Boston Marathon DNS-ers, DNF-ers and WTF-ers, Did you toe the line on Monday morning and feel the icy rain and 20mph winds on your face? Did you think, “today may not be my day”? Well, we want to it to be YOUR...
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Boston Marathon DNS-ers, DNF-ers and WTF-ers

Goal Setting and How to Get There!

I recently typed in “how to…” into Google and the first thing to pop up was “How to set goals” followed by “How to achieve goals”.  As a self proclaimed goal lover, I have always enjoyed the process of setting and working towards goals,...
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Goal Setting and How to Get There!

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO GET RUNNING

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Marathon is less than three months away but it’s not too late to start training. The three distances to choose from in this year’s race weekend are 26.2 miles, 13.1 miles, or 3.1 miles. The longest is daunting but participants have...
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IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO GET RUNNING

NCU CORPORATE WELLNESS CHALLENGE

EUGENE, Ore. — Many people set a personal goal of finishing a 5K, a full or half marathon. Some train on their own, others with a friend, and friends may just be their co-workers. A group of students, faculty, alumni, and friends from Northwest Christian...
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NCU CORPORATE WELLNESS CHALLENGE

EUGENE, Ore. — Many people set a personal goal of finishing a 5K, a full or half marathon. Some train on their own, others with a friend, and friends may just be their co-workers. A group of students, faculty, alumni, and friends from Northwest Christian...
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Common Racing Fears and How to Overcome Them

A lot of us have toed the start line of a race and think, “What did I get myself into.” Sometimes, we brush off our racing fears, and other times we let it consume us. Here is one of my experiences — For a...
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Common Racing Fears and How to Overcome Them

Practice Makes Perfect

No doubt about it, racing can be stressful, especially when you find a great race like the Eugene Marathon and want to have a strong performance. Some things are out of your control (e.g. weather), but many aspects of your race day are in...
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Practice Makes Perfect

Ambassador’s Top Training Tips

There are so many aspects of training to consider when preparing for a race. Here are a few of our ambassador’s top training tips! “When tackling longer miles, I like to have a run buddy or run with a group.  Running with someone holds...
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Ambassador’s Top Training Tips

Jessica Denney’s Story

Jessica Denney is one of the Eugene Marathon’s most inspirational participants. Jessica had been a recreational runner for years when she and her sister agreed to run the Eugene Marathon together with a goal of breaking four hours. As her training began little did...
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Jessica Denney’s Story