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Eugene Marathon Introduces Krusteaz Doublestack Challenge

EUGENE, Ore., Mar. 1, 2019 – The Eugene Marathon is proud to announce the Krusteaz Doublestack Challenge, which encourages participants to participate in the Marathon or Half Marathon on Sunday and Eugene 5K on Saturday. By participating in the Krusteaz Doublestack Challenge, participants receive...
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Eugene Marathon Introduces Krusteaz Doublestack Challenge

Social Media as a Training Tool

I am no stranger to loving social media and using it openly to share my running journey.  Between my Facebook blog, webpage and Instagram I have made a lot of new friends and been graced with thousands of followers who share my health, wellness...
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Social Media as a Training Tool

#FOUNDCHANGE

I ran in High School. I wasn’t half bad either! After graduating, like many, I stopped running and started adulting. Little did I know as a young adult, running can really help you adult better! I started running as a 31 year old “adult.”...
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#FOUNDCHANGE

Run Forest Run

Running is my escape from the work world. I love being away from the streets, cars and the pacing of stoplights. Running free, for me, is escaping into the forest where the soft dirt, green trees and blue waters are. At least when I...
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Run Forest Run

Running + Vegan = A How to Guide

  The American Heritage dictionary defines a vegan as a vegetarian who only eats plant-based foods, and avoids using products deriving from animals. In other words, a “vegan lifestyle” is the avoidance of any animal-derived products for food, clothing, entertainment, commodities, transportation, beauty, fashion,...
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Running + Vegan = A How to Guide

2019 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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2019 Race Weekend Announcements

Ethel Hinkle: A Dedicated and Inspiring Walker

Chad Robertson, a Eugene native now living in Dundee, was a participant in the 2018 Eugene Half Marathon. Six months prior to running, Roberson was struggling with nerve issues in his calf. In hopes of subsiding his medical problem, coupled with aspirations to run alongside...
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Ethel Hinkle: A Dedicated and Inspiring Walker

Eugene Marathon Grants 20 Wishes During Second Annual 12 Days of Wishes Program

EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 20, 2018 – The Eugene Marathon’s 12 Days of Wishes program granted more than 20 wishes to participants, including 15 free race registrations and monetary donations to NAMI of Lane County, Wildland Firefighters Foundation and the Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network. Open...
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Eugene Marathon Grants 20 Wishes During Second Annual 12 Days of Wishes Program

Why You Need to Be In Eugene For Marathon Weekend

By: Maiah Dalton, Eugene Marathon EMbassador If you’ve never run a marathon, and the thought of even attempting to train for a 26.2 mile road race makes you balk, keep reading. Yes, you can nab a beginner’s guide to running a marathon book, train and...
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Why You Need to Be In Eugene For Marathon Weekend

Eugene Marathon to Host Corporate Athletics Association Championships

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Marathon will host the United States Corporate Athletic Association’s (USCAA) 34th annual Corporate Marathon Championships on Sunday, April 28 as part of the 2019 Eugene Marathon Weekend. USCAA will also contest their 9th annual Half Marathon Championship and their...
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Eugene Marathon to Host Corporate Athletics Association Championships