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World Athletics Championships Oregon22

July 2022

The World Athletics Championships are coming to Eugene, Oregon from July 15-24, 2022. This will be the first time in history that the championships are held in the United States. This esteemed event will bring athletes to compete at one of the finest running tracks in the world right here in TrackTown USA. To be the first to hear about event updates, subscribe to the event newsletter.

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 the heart and home of track and field.

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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 running 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
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World Athletics Championships Oregon22 Information


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. Learn more about all that our state has to offer from Travel Oregon.

A woman running on a track surface in front of Hayward Field.
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  • Where can I stay during the World Athletics Championships Oregon22?

    Explore accommodation options that include a roundup of hotels, vacation rentals, RV camp sites and nearby communities. 

  • What restaurants will be open after the events?

    We've compiled a list of late night dining options during the World Athletics Championships Oregon22. 

Dining on Main Street Springfield
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Amazing Murals by Artists from Around the World

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

As Eugene prepared to be the focus of world-wide attention, the city came 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 Eugene City Tour. Additional projects include the "2,021 for 2021" giant sequoia planting initiative and the Downtown Riverfront Development

Business, Organization & Team Planning

Vacation Rental Houses
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Volunteer by Greg Lee
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Cottage Grove Half Marathon by Ryan Wilkerson
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