Portland Track Festival

Portland Track Festival

May 28, 2021

PTF Day 1: Osako Beats Rupp, Ferlic Beats McGorty, Frerichs Rules the Steeple

Suguru Osako destroyed Galen Rupp over the final 400 of the 10,000 and then became a legend by running the B heat of the 10,000 immediately afterward.  In the steeples, Courtney Frerichs looked great in her second steeple of the year while Sean McGorty did not take a step forward.  
May 27, 2021

Weekend Preview: Houlihan, Lomong, Brazier & Rupp Return to Action in Portland; Purrier & Huddle Prep for Trials in Massachusetts

Jonathan Gault gets you ready for one of the busiest weekends of the running year.
June 12, 2017

Legend Alert: Clayton Murphy Trying to Become First Man in 84 Years to Win 800 & 1500 at USAs

Hasn't been done at a non-Olympic Trials since 1933.
June 12, 2016

2016 Portland Track Festival Live Results

Some great fields set for the Portland Track Festival with top US star competing including Galen Rupp, Matt Centrowitz, Nick Symmonds, Kim Conley, Hassan Mead, Kate Grace, Jordan Hasay and many more. *Full Start Lists *Schedule *Meet Home
June 18, 2015

What A Surreal Scene - The 2015 Portland Track Festival - Where (Most Of) The US Distance Stars Came Out To Play

Alberto and Galen were notably absent but the stars were out in full force at the Portland Track Festival with Shannon Rowbury, Steve Magness, the Gouchers, Alan Webb, Kevin Hanson, Desi Davila, Mark Wetmore, Shalane Flanagan, Evan JagerChris Solinsky, and many more in attendance. Employee 1.0 is back to recount the surreal scene in light of the Nike Oregon Project Doping investigation.

June 15, 2015

Evan Jager Runs The Fastest 1500 by an American Born Athlete on American Soil With a Huge 3:32.97 PR

Evan Jager surprised even himself with a 3:32.97 clocking at the Portland Track Festival as Garrett Heath helped make the race. In other action, Shannon Rowbury nearly ran an 800 pb and then doubled back in the 1500 just 12 minutes later, Cam Levins got the standard in the 5000 as Chris Derrick struggled, and Andy Bayer got the standad in the steeple.

June 14, 2015

Portland Track Festival Day 1: Emily Infeld Runs 21 Second PR (15:07) to Beat Shalane Flanagan, Desi Linden and Sara Hall Get 10k Qualifiers

And Kara Goucher beat Jordan Hasay as Kara returned to the track for the first time in nearly 2 years and Jordan for the first time outdoors in 2015.

June 11, 2015

Deep Fields Including Many NOP Athletes Set For 2015 Portland Track Festival

Women's 5000: Shalane Flanagan, Kara Goucher, Jordan Hasay. Men's 5000: Chris Derrick, Bobby Curtis, Cam Levins. Men's 1500: Galen Rupp, Will Leer, Garrett Heath, Evan Jager. Shannon Rowbury listed in 1500 and 800. Andy Bayer and Sara Hall in the steeples. Ben Blankenship, Pat Casey, Lopez Lomong in men's 800. Men's 10K has Jake Robertson, Japan NOP member Osako Suguru and Rupp is also listed (maybe pacing?).

June 16, 2014

2014 Portland Track Festival: The King Returns, Andrew Wheating Wins and Says He's Back, Jordan Hasay Gets Double Wins, and Andy Bayer is a Steepler

Mo Farah returned to the track and showed great finishing speed. Andrew Wheating returned as well with a win and said he's "back" and Jordan Hasay got double wins with impressive last laps. Plus the steeple debut of Andy Bayer, wins by Bridget Franek, Cas Loxsom and Kate Grace in a tshirt.