2017 Prefontaine Classic - Eugene Diamond League Track and Field

May 26, 2017 to May 27, 2017
Hayward Field, Eugene, OR
World Athletics:

Considering Ingebrigsten and his two older brothers are all elite milers, you may be shocked to know neither of their parents have any background in athletics. But that didn't stop their dad from learning everything he could so he could coach them.
*MB: The Ingebrigtsen brothers all run Sub 4 at Pre – Have 3 Brothers ever run Sub 4 on the same day?

LRC Asbel Kiprop Tries the Steeple, Andrew Wheating & Clayton Murphy Are Training Buddies -- What We Learned At The 2017 Pre Classic

There are some things that can only be learned from being on the ground at a meet. Get the inside scoop from the 2017 Pre Classic including learn what changes Emma Coburn is making in 2017 now that she's being coached by Joe Bosshard and not Mark Wetmore/Heather Burroughs.

LRC A 14-Year-Old and New Steeple Star, Celliphine Chespol, Arrive, Genzebe Dibaba Just Wins, Charlene Lipsey Keeps Excelling - Recap of Friday Night at Pre

On Joan Benoit Samuelson Night at the 2017 Prefontaine Classic, where the women’s distance runners took center stage, the stars of the night were two teenagers.

LRC 2017 Pre Classic Preview: Centro vs. Kiprop in a Bowerman Mile For The Ages; Mo Farah vs. 28 of the World's Best Men in the 5K Including Geoffrey Kamworor Who Has Guaranteed Himself Victory

We know it's a holiday weekend in the US this weekend but you need to clear your calendars and make sure you have 14 minutes to watch tv at 4:13 pm ET on Saturday and then four minutes free at 5:52 pm ET as you absolutely must watch the men's 5000 and men's mile at the 2017 Pre Classic as they are RIDICULOUSLY good.

LRC 2017 Prefontaine Classic Saturday Preview: What A Meet - Is This The Greatest Pre Classic Ever?

Some of the events at the 2017 Pre Classic are without a doubt better than the 2017 Rio Olympic finals. We're so excited we even preview the men's pole vault and women's 200 but we also will see a loaded women's 1500 with Faith Kipyegon, Laura Muir and Jenny Simpson and possibly the youngest sub-4 mile in history.

LRC 2017 Pre Classic Friday Night Preview: Genzebe Dibaba Goes for the 5,000-Meter World Record

Joan Benoit Samuelson night at Pre looks fantastic as a couple of world record holders (Ruth Jebet and Genzebe Dibaba) will be racing as will a couple of American record holder (Emma Coburn and Molly Huddle). Might some WRs and ARs fall?


Field includes Elaine Thompson, Dafne Schippers, Allyson Felix, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, and Tori Bowie.

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