Will Track Town USA be exposed as a myth?"
Its always been Track Town Lane County, and has never been what it was 40 years ago.
Secondly the paid attendance never matches the actual attendance. Bernie Madoff is massaging the numbers at Pre.
Attendance had gotten so bad that one year Nike shipped twenty busloads of attendees from Beaverton to fill the seats.
Thirdly, the transparent roof is shaped like a giant magnifying glass. We all know what happens to ants when you focus the Suns rays on them with a magnifying glass?
Last of all, and most important, is that the citizens of Oregon and Eugene are outdoors in the Summer. They go camping and fishing. They hike in the mountains or relax at the coast. They do everything but attend a track meet. The biggest event in the Summer is the Oregon Country Fair.
The only people left in Eugene in the Summer are the hippies, transients and crackheads.
Come to Oregon, Jordan? Not a chance