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Local Runners prep for 2014 Eugene Marathon: 'They don't call it endurance running for no reason' Runners prep for 2014 Eugene Marathon: 'They don't call it endurance running for no reason' (Video)
Some of the racers in Sunday’s Eugene Marathon are getting some tips for the big day while picking up their race numbers at the Health and Fitness Expo at Matthew Knight Arena.

Race organizers expect nearly 6,000 runners from across the nation and world to hit the 26-mile course through Eugene.

“I look for races all over the country that are fun and challenging, and also fast and furious. So I love the scenery and I love to just get out there and run,” said Scott McLelland, a marathon runner from North Carolina.

Sights of the 45th annual Oregon Country Fair

Sights of the 45th annual Oregon Country Fair

The Oregon Country Fair aimed to entertain the weekend crowds of over 15,000 people walking through the gates each day, filling every corner of the 280-acre fairgrounds near Veneta with something to discover.

 

The science behind the manhunt

The science behind the manhunt »Play Video
New technology is making it easier for police to find criminals. CNN's Alexandra Field explains what authorities are now doing to catch crooks.

Over 100 evacuated by fast-growing fire near Sprague River NE of Klamath Falls

Over 100 evacuated by fast-growing fire near Sprague River NE of Klamath Falls

A fast-growing wildfire is burning houses and buildings around Sprague River Sunday night after a wildfire started near the town earlier that afternoon.


Fire official from South Central Oregon Interagency Fire are working to assess the wildfire damage to the Moccasin Hill subdivision, but said over 100 people have been evacuated to the Sprague River Community Center.


Officials first spotted the Moccasin Hill wildfire at around 2 p.m. Sunday, burning about 75 acres of timber and brush on private land. As of 8 p.m. Saturday the fire is about 600 acres northeast of Klamath Falls.

Lightning strikes pepper the Oregon sky before the hot, humid air returns on Monday

Lightning strikes pepper the Oregon sky before the hot, humid air returns on Monday
Photo from the Oregon Dept. of Forestry details the lightning patterns over the last 24 hours.

Thunderstorms are expected to move across Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington on Sunday, with strong cells dumping rain and hail in some areas. Weather officials predict high pressure to build on Monday, bringing heat and humidity back to the region.