2018 Prefontaine Classic - Eugene Diamond League Track and Field

May 25, 2018 to May 26, 2018
Hayward Field, Eugene, OR

LRC The Rest of The Meet: Noah Lyles Runs 19.69, Ryan Crouser and Jenn Suhr Break Meet Records, and A New Steeple Star Arrives?

Ronnie Baker also impressed by beating Christian Coleman (windy 9.78 to 9.84), Shaunae Miller-Uibo crushed the 400 (49.52), and Mutaz Essa Barshim (2.36) kept winning in the high jump.

LRC 2018 Pre Women's Distance Recap: Shelby Houlihan Runs Massive 4+ Sec PB To Shock The World, Caster Semenya and Genzebe Dibaba Continue To Roll

The final Prefontaine Classic at the original Hayward Field didn't disappoint in terms of the women's distance events the women's 800, 1500 and 5000 all produced a world leading time.

LRC 17-Year-Old Jakob Ingebrigtsen Runs 3:52 Mile at Prefontaine Classic, And Oh Yeah Timothy Cheruiyot Wins in 3:49

The final pro race at the original Hayward Field will long be remembered as 17-year old Jakob Ingebrigtsen topped Alan Webb's legendary 3:53 from high school with a 3:52.28 clocking.


Ken Goe's article reveals Niyonsaba got malaria while training with the OTC in South Africa this winter but somehow still managed to win world indoors. The OTC refused comment on the new hyperandrogenism rules.


He wants to lower his pb so low that it is "scary" to any potential challengers.

LRC 2018 Pre Classic Saturday Preview: Christian Coleman & Noah Lyles Lead a Cavalcade of Stars in the Last Pro Meet at Hayward Field

Plus can Evan Jager win at Pre for the first time ever and might the men's steeple produce the first sub-8 in US history?

World Athletics:

The women's 400 will feature the 3 of the top 4 from Worlds.

LRC 2018 Bowerman Mile Preview: Centro Gets a Real Test as the World's Best Milers Come to Eugene

Oh baby we can't wait for this race. 1) Who wins? 2) How will the Americans do? 3) Can Jakob Ingebrigsten at 17 run faster than Alan Webb did at Pre at age 18 (3:53.43)?

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