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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

Eugene Marathon Named Sustainable Event of the Year

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Marathon was named Sustainable Event of the Year during the 3rd Annual SportsTown award ceremony hosted by the Eugene Cascades and Coast Sports Commission. The annual award is given to an event that focus on “reducing energy use, carbon...
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Eugene Marathon Named Sustainable Event of the Year

UO Student With Cerebral Palsy Completes First Half Marathon

By Linden Moore As competitors crossed the finish line at the 2018 Eugene Marathon, many were greeted by large groups of friends and family members. But unlike some who celebrated by draining a carton of chocolate milk from their race bags, Justin Gallegos had...
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UO Student With Cerebral Palsy Completes First Half Marathon

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