By Seena SleemPublished: Jul 25, 2014 at 6:58 PM PDTLast Updated: Jul 25, 2014 at 7:51 PM PDT
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.
By News StaffPublished: Jul 24, 2014 at 9:58 PM PDTLast Updated: Jul 25, 2014 at 2:51 PM PDT
The Eugene Emeralds took the field Thursday night with some pooches from the Greenhill Humane Society for the "Dog Days of Summer", the 5th annual night devoted to helping find homes for dogs from the Eugene-based shelter.
Apparently being a golf ball retriever in Florida can be a hazardous job. A man contracted to dive for golf balls on one course ended up in the hospital after being bitten on the arm and hand by an alligator. Alex Diprato reports.
A man wanted for murder who had escaped capture clad in camouflage aboard a motorcycle in a remote wooded section of southern Oregon was taken into custoy as he walked barefoot in a loin cloth from a food bank Wednesday morning.