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World Athletics Championships Oregon22

July 2022

The World Athletics Championships are coming to Eugene, Oregon from July 15-24, 2022 (originally scheduled for August 2021 but postponed due to COVID-19). This will be the first time in history that the championships are held in the United States. This esteemed event will bring 2,000 athletes to compete at one of the finest running tracks in the world right here in TrackTown USA

If this is your first visit to Eugene, make sure you plan extra time to explore the area and experience the region's must-dos. Eugene - Springfield is tucked in the temperate south end of the Willamette Valley and you will quickly see why the community's climate, topography and culture contribute to making this TrackTown USA.

Here's our starter kit for first-time Eugene visitors; these six spots will give you just a taste… More Info

Track fans will, of course, wish to tour all the historic sites, monuments and tributes to our track legacy. From legends like Steve Prefontaine to the creation of the first Nike shoes, the communities are immersed in track heritage and running culture. But beyond the chip trails and jogging paths, Eugene-Springfield offers other intriguing and quirky attractions to explore.

Running by Michael Kevin Daly
It's a lifestyle here. It must be something in the water, or perhaps in the rain. Eugene is made for running. Feel the inspiration and come… More Info

Plan Your Visit

Welcome to Eugene - Springfield

For great deals, trip ideas and recommendations, start planning your Eugene - Springfield visit by ordering a free visitor guide. Lodging options include hotels, vacation rentals and bed & breakfasts. Many neighboring communities have great places to stay are a quick commute to Hayward Field or on the public transit line. Subscribe to the Oregon22 newsletter for event updates. Learn more about all that our state has to offer from Travel Oregon.

Amazing Murals

Mural on McDonald Theater by Ben Schorzman
Mural on McDonald Theater by Ben Schorzman

As Eugene prepares to be the focus of world-wide attention, the city has come together to create new green space, build fresh gathering centers and showcase their commitment to the arts. The City of Eugene commissioned twenty international street artists to paint murals in downtown Eugene. This collection of amazing paintings, known as the 20x21 EUG Mural Project can be enjoyed on America's Hubworld Urban Street Art Tour. Additional projects include the "2,021 for 2021" giant sequoia planting initiative and the Downtown Riverfront Development

TrackTown Bus by Janelle Breedlove
Learn how our communities are inspired by the opportunity to build reputation, civic pride and economic energy statewide.… More Info
Cottage Grove Half Marathon by Ryan Wilkerson
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Guided Wine Tour Amerca's Hub World Tours by Colin Morton
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