Sunday April 28th, 2019
Distance: Marathon · Half Marathon
Consistently ranked in the top 15 races most likely to qualify for Boston by Marathon Guide, the Eugene Marathon is a beautiful, fast, USATF certified race with amazing amenities and an unrivaled finishinside Historic Hayward Field.
The Eugene Half Marathon starts alongside full marathon participants in front of historic Hayward Field home of five Olympic trials, ten NCAA championships and countless national and world record breaking efforts.
Participants run through or along 12 parks before they reach the finish line, through the arches of Powell Plaza and the final stretch on the track at historic Hayward Field. No doubt, this is one of the prettiest and flattest certified marathons in the country!
|Male||2:22:12||Teklu Deneke||38||Flagstaff, AZ|
|2nd Male||2:24:16||Jared Carson||31||Portland, OR|
|3rd Male||2:28:40||Justin Banks||37||Eugene, OR|
|4th Male||2:29:56||Lyle OBrien||25||Boulder, CO|
|Female||2:35:44||Kate Landau||41||Tacoma, WA|
|2nd Female||2:41:49||Becki Spellman||33||Galloway, OH|
|3rd Female||2:44:34||Julia Webb||35||Beaverton, OR|
|4th Female||2:44:35||Shauneen Werlinger||32||Springfield, VA|
|M 40-49||2:31:29||DUNCAN MARSDEN||41||Calgary, Canada|
|M 50-59||2:53:08||KEVIN LINDLAND||50||Calgary, Canada|
|M 60-69||3:28:06||JIM SLOAN||63||Santa Barbara, CA|
|M 70+||4:19:05||ROBERT JULIAN||71||Ashland, OR|
|F 40-49||2:35:44||Kate Landau||41||Tacoma, WA|
|F 50-59||2:55:11||ALLISON BLACKMORE||50||Calgary, Canada|
|F 60-69||4:19:44||CLAUDIA PETERSON||61||Sandy, OR|
|F 70+||4:14:54||ANN BRINKER||70||Santa Barbara, CA|
The 26.2 mile race starts on the corner of 15th Avenue and Agate Street, in front of historic Hayward Field.The course runs the first nine miles through south Eugene around Amazon Park and the University of Oregon. Runners then cross the Knickerbocker footbridge and split from the half marathoners as the full marathon participants turn east (right) down the canal path toward Springfield. The five mile Springfield loop takes participants by Island Park and Springfield High School and ends with a scenic pass by the University of Oregon’s Autzen Stadium and the baseball park on Leo Harris Parkway.
Participants return to the Eugene bike paths where they enjoy approximately nine miles of scenic river trails and run in and out of six parks. Along the way, runners will cruise by Alton Baker Park, Owens Rose Garden and Skinner Butte. In total, participants run by 12 parks before reaching the arches of Powell Plaza and the final stretch on the track at historic Hayward Field. No doubt, this is one of the fasted and flattest USATF certified marathons in the country!