In TrackTown USA, runners on a trail named in honor of the late distance runner Steve Prefontaine and others along the Amazon runing paths favored by beginners and Olympians alike struggled to come to grips with news of what happened.
The annual Eugene Marathon kicked off Sunday morning just outside of Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus.
Thousands of runners and walkers from around the world took part in the race.
Unlike previous years, this year's race ended on...
Hayward Field will remain a center of the track and field universe for years to come, with the NCAA Track and Field championships award to the University of Oregon facility for the 2013 and 2014 season.