So this morning I read the Ken Goe article where it said the 2019 Pre Classic might not be held in Eugene. Personally, I think this presents a great marketing opportunity for Nike.
They should ask runners to nominate their hometown to host the event. I imagine a ton on smallish cities would love to have it. The local runners come up with ideas on how to promote it and Nike awards it to a small city like Boise, Madison, Sioux Falls, etc.
I've always though Middle America should get to host some cool events every now and then.