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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 Roberson, 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

2019 Eugene Marathon to Finish in Autzen Stadium

EUGENE, Ore. – The 13th annual Eugene Marathon will finish on Autzen Stadium’s 50-yard line on April 28, 2019, as construction continues at Hayward Field. After completing a new route that starts in front of Autzen Stadium on Leo Harris Pky and sends runners...
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2019 Eugene Marathon to Finish in Autzen Stadium

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

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

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!