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Prefontaine Classic

Saturday May 28th, 2022
Hayward Field, Eugene
Distance: 1 Mile · 10000m · 5000m · 1500m · two-mile

The Pre Classic, part of the Diamond League series of international meets featuring Olympic-level athletes, is scheduled to be held at the new Hayward Field in Eugene.

The Prefontaine Classicis the longest-running outdoor invitational track & field meet in America and is part of the elite Wanda Diamond League of meets held worldwide annually. The Pre Classic’s results score has rated No. 1 or No. 2 in the world 8 of the last 9 years it has been contested. The meet has been sponsored by NIKE continuously since 1984, the longest running title sponsorship of a single sports event in the United States.

Steve Prefontaineis a legend in the sport of track & field and is the most inspirational distance runner in American history. He set a national high school 2-mile record (8:41.5) while at Marshfield High School in Coos Bay, Oregon, that is the fastest ever in a National Federation-sanctioned race.

While competing for the University of Oregon, he won national cross country championships (3) and outdoor track 3-Mile/5000-meter championships (4), and never lost a collegiate track race at any distance. As a collegiate junior, he made the 1972 U.S. Olympic Team and nearly won an Olympic medal, finishing 4thin the 5K at the 1972 Munich Olympics, at age 21. After finishing college in 1973 and preparing for a return to the Olympics in 1976, he continued to improve, setting many American records. His life ended tragically on May 30, 1975, the result of an auto accident, at age 24. The Pre Classic began that year and had been held every year since, until 2020 when it fell victim to the pandemic.





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Prefontaine Classic, Race Date: 2022-05-28, Distance: Mile
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 3:49.76 Jakob Ingebbigtsen NOR
2nd Male 3:50.65 Oliver Hoare AUS
3rd Male 3:50.77 Timothy Cheruiyot KEN
4th Male 3:50.87 Abel Kipsang KEN
Division Time Name Age Home
Prefontaine Classic, Race Date: 2022-05-28, Distance: 5000m
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 12:50.05 Beribh Aregawi ETH
2nd Male 13:06.86 Samuel Tefera ETH
3rd Male 13:07.3 Selemon Barega ETH
4th Male 13:07.85 Mohammed Ahmed CAN
Female 14:12.98 Ejgayehu Taye ETH
2nd Female 14:24.59 Letesenbet Gidey ETH
3rd Female 14:36.66 Rahel Daniel ERI
4th Female 14:44.17 Lemlem Hailu ETH
Division Time Name Age Home
Prefontaine Classic, Race Date: 2022-05-27, Distance: 10000m
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 28:28.71 Joe Klecker USA
2nd Male 28:28.81 Grant Fisher USA
3rd Male 28:29.57 Sean McGorty USA
4th Male 28:30.75 Dillon Maggard USA
Female 30:49.56 Karissa Schweizer USA
2nd Female 30:51.09 Alicia Monson USA
3rd Female 31:29.80 Natosha Rogers USA
4th Female 31:30.04 Emily Infeld USA
Division Time Name Age Home
Prefontaine Classic, Race Date: 2022-05-28, Distance: two-mile
Division Time Name Age Home
Female 8:59.08 Francine Niyonsaba PDI
2nd Female 9:14.71 Beatrice Chebet KEN
3rd Female 9:15.74 Laura Galvan MEX
4th Female 9:16.73 Konstanze Klosterhalfen GER
Division Time Name Age Home
Prefontaine Classic, Race Date: 2022-05-28, Distance: 1500m
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 3:34.37 Samuel Tanner NZL
2nd Male 3:34.85 Neil Gourley GBR
3rd Male 3:35.07 Vincent Ciattei USA
4th Male 3:36.43 Samuel Prakel USA
Female 3:52.59 Faith Kipyegon KEN
2nd Female 3:54.21 Gudaf Tsegay ETH
3rd Female 3:58.62 Gabriela Debues-Stafford CAN
4th Female 3:58.85 Sinclaire Johnson USA
Division Time Name Age Home
Prefontaine Classic

2022 Pre Classic Schedule of Events

27 May 2022
Women's Two Mile
Men's 10,000 Meters - USATF Championship
Women's One Hour Run
Men's 5000 Meters
Women's 10,000 Meters - USATF Championship
28 May 2022
12:20
Women's High Jump
12:29
Men's 1500 Meters
12:33
Women's Long Jump
12:41
Women’s Para 100 Meters T63
12:49
Men's Para 400 Meters T62
12:56
Men's Pole Vault
13:04
Men's 400 Meter Hurdles
13:10
Men's 5000 Meters
13:33
Women's 100 Meters
13:38
Women's Discus
13:43
Women's 100 Meter Hurdles
13:49
Women's 1500 Meters
14:00
Men's 400 Meters
14:04
Men's Shot Put
14:06
Women's 800 Meters
14:14
Women's 3000 Meter Steeplechase
14:33
Women's 200 Meters
14:39
Men's Bowerman Mile
14:52
Men's 100 Meters


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