Eugene is the first US city to host a global track and field competition
Over 3,000 athletes and team officials from around the world will make their way to Oregon. They all come to compete this year Athletics World Championship, which starts next week. This is the first year that the event will take place in the USA and will be held in what is known as Tracktown USA. Sasha Spencer is the Athletics and Team Experience Director for the World Athletics Championships. Todd Davidson is the CEO of Travel Oregon. Portland runner Emily Infeld is a 2016 Olympian and a 5,000 meter competitor. They join us to share what it means for an event like this to be held in Eugene and what it could mean for the future of the sport in Oregon.
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