Hello, UO Club Runners — (Sunday, May 27, 2018)
The coast overnight trip is next weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3! There is still room. The fee is $20. We provide dinner Saturday and breakfast Sunday. You buy the other meals. We’ll leave campus at 10am on Saturday, meander up the coast to Yachats. We’ll stay overnight at Callista Hunt’s grandmother’s bed-and-breakfast there. Her house is up the hill above the town, walking distance from the Pacific. ‘Back to Eugene before dark on Sunday.
There are beds for maybe nine people. The others will sleep on the carpeted floor. Sleeping bags? Here’s who is already signed up:
Magda van Leeuwen, Jake Willard, Taylor Howat, Callista Hunt, Robert Pedersen, Spencer Green, Mira Cohen, Chloe Parsons, Jason Bibeau, Wolf Seifer, Vadim Pelavin, Justin Gallegos, Mila Penrith, Tom Heinonen.
Email me at or text me at 541-954-0263.
— No group run on Monday, Memorial Day!
— Thanks to Jake Willard for hosting the Club BBQ last weekend!
— Thanks to our last minute signer-uppers for van certification. We still need more for next fall.
We will NOT meet on Monday, Memorial Day.
*Tuesday, May 29 through Friday, June 1: 3pm -- meet on the intramural field for an aerobic run or field conditioning...plus abs or Jason’s planks. Strides?
We meet rain or shine. Every session is optional.
Race details at: http://www.eclecticedgeracing.com/race-calendar.html
Sat, June 2, Newport Marathon, Newport OR, on the coast
Wed, July 4, Butte to Butte 10km road, Eugene, point-to-point
There are lots of other road races locally! Check the Eclectic Edge site above.
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Who we are. What we do!
UO Running Club gives students the chance to get together to run, train and race. Most of our sessions are steady runs. A couple of days each week we offer harder training sessions (intervals, repetitions, hills, tempo runs, cruise intervals).
The club is coached by Tom Heinonen, a member of the US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Hall of Fame who coached the University of Oregon women for nearly three decades. In his time coaching the women, he transformed the team from a young program into an NCAA powerhouse. He retired in 2003 to start the club and has been coaching it since.
In the Fall, we compete in collegiate cross country races throughout Oregon, then finish our season at the NIRCA Championships, where we face other college clubs. In the Spring, we enter in collegiate track meets. Several of our runners earn the opportunity to race at Hayward Field each spring. There are road races throughout the year.
We have a wide range of talent and commitment levels, from recreational runners to All-Americans.
Club members receive an e-mailed workout schedule for the following week every Sunday. There is no fee to join the club.
All running sessions are optional. To join, just show up to one of the practices or contact one of us.
The Running Club is a great way to get together with students and to enjoy running!
'Starting a Running Club?
'Building Your Club?
Read this, a document written by our Club leaders!