TRACKTOWN 2012 - HAYWARD FIELD
Official Site for the 2012 US Olympic Trials  - Track & Field  June 21 - July 1, 2012

 

Athlete Transportation Information: 


Hammer Time Transportation

 

Portland International Airport to Hilton Garden Inn Beaverton

Beaverton, OR is located approximately 8 miles southwest of PDX. Please see the transportation options and information below:

 

RENTAL CARS

 

Each major car-rental company offers their service at Portland International Airport. Check out pdx.com for more information on car-rental services, or contact one of these on-airport car rental companies:

 

Companies Phone Number
Avis Rent A Car 503-249-4950
Dollar Rent A Car 503-249 4793
Enterprise Rent A Car 503-252-1500
Hertz Rent A Car 503-249-8216
National Rent A Car 503-249-4900

 

AIRPORT SHUTTLES

TrackTown 2012 is proud to partner with Point-to-Point Airport Shuttles to provide entered hammer throwers with transportation from PDX to the Hilton Garden Inn in Beaverton, OR.  Athletes must make reservations in advance of arriving and should notify the reservation agent that they are U.S. Olympic Trials athletes as well as how many people are in their party.  Only the competing athlete will ride the shuttle without charge. All other accompanying passengers must pay online or at the airport at the time of use. 

Contact Point-to-Point reservations at (503) 282-0553 for assistance in booking.

 

Hammer Time Athlete Travel to Eugene, Hayward Field


There will be transportation provided for the top four finishers in the Men’s and Women’s hammer throw, as well as athletes competing in additional events taking place at Hayward Field.  Please contact Hammer Athlete Hospitality Coordinator Lisa Peterson at 859-230-6757 or email hammer@gotracktownusa.com with questions and special travel requests.  

 

Athlete Shuttle Service is available from the Hilton in Downtown Eugene, the Valley River Inn, Phoenix Inn, Holiday Inn Express. The Athlete shuttle is a free service but you will need your Athlete, Coach, or Athlete Representative credential to board the shuttle. As the shuttle schedule becomes finalized it will be posted on this page. Please be sure to schedule the correct shuttle that will give you enough time before your event to warm up.

 

Spectators, including athlete family members, are strongly encouraged to utilize the Park and Ride a free shuttle service that is available from two locations: Autzen Stadium and South Eugene High School. Parking for the shuttle is also free. Please note that there is no public parking adjacent to Hayward Field.

 

Additionally all public transportation service provided by Lane Transit District (LTD) is available at no cost to all TICKET HOLDERS and credentialed persons during the Olympic Trials.

 

Athlete Shuttle serivice will be available from Hayward Field to the off-site practice facility at Lane Community College. 

 

Portland International Airport (PDX) to Eugene

 
Eugene, OR is located approximately 100 miles south of PDX. Please see the transportation options and information below:

 

RENTAL CARS


Each major car-rental company offers their service at Portland International Airport. Please see the table above for local rental car company contact information.

 

AIRPORT SHUTTLE BUS


TrackTown 2012, in conjunction with USATF, is proud to partner with HUT Airport Shuttles to provide entered athletes with transportation from PDX to Eugene.  This service runs every 2 hours Northbound and Southbound 7 days a week.  In order to ensure that enough shuttles are on hand, athletes should make reservations in advance of arriving.  Athletes who have officially entered the meet through USATF may use this shuttle at no cost.  Athletes must notify the reservation agent that they are an athlete with the Olympic Trials to avoid being charged.    

To make a reservation use their on-line shuttle reservation system:   https://www.hutshuttle.com/reservation or contact them by phone at (541) 926-2525.

The shuttle will drop off at the Phoenix Inn.  Cab service will be provided from the Phoenix Inn to your hotel destination by Oregon Taxi.  The Southbound shuttle driver will arrange for cabs to be staged at Phoenix Inn awaiting your arrival.

 

Eugene Airport to Hotels


RENTAL CARS


Rental car pick-up is available from the Eugene Airport.  Contact the car rental company of your choice for availability and reservation information.

 

AIRPORT SHUTTLE


OmniShuttle will provide shared ride door-to-door ground transportation from the Eugene Airport to the Eugene area hotels. Athletes should make reservations in advance in order to assure there are enough shuttles on hand to meet the demand.  Please indicate that you are an athlete with the U.S. Olympic Trials when making your reservation in order to avoid charges.  Shuttle drivers will be equipped with the list of all entered athletes.  Please be prepared to show your identification upon boarding. Omni is a 'door to door' shuttle service so they can be used by athletes to ride back to the Eugene airport at no cost.  Athletes can also use a taxi but they will have to pay for that ride. This service is only free for athletes, this does not include coaches and Athlete Representatives.

 

OmniShuttle is located adjacent to baggage claim. Visit their website at www.omnishuttle.com or call (541) 461-7959, (800) 741-5097 for reservations and information.

 

Pole Vault Equipment Travel

Fly-Away Pole Protection pole shipping service is available to transport equipment.  The cost of shipping poles is the responsibility of the athlete.  Contact Fly-Away Pole Protection via their website at www.flyawaypoles.com or by phone at 717-701-2468.

 

Shuttles will not be equipped to transport javelins and pole vault poles.  Athletes familiar with traveling their own implements may choose to do so via a private rental vehicle.

 

 

Athlete Shuttles within Eugene


Detailed Athlete Shuttle Times

 

Athlete Shuttle Service is available from the Hilton in Downtown Eugene, the Valley River Inn, Phoenix Inn, Holiday Inn Express. The Athlete shuttle is a free service but you will need your Athlete, Coach, or Athlete Representative credential to board the shuttle. As the shuttle schedule becomes finalized it will be posted on this page. Please be sure to schedule the correct shuttle that will give your enough time before your event to warm up. See detailed shuttle information click here.


Spectators, including athlete family members, are strongly encouraged to utilize the Spectator Shuttle - a free shuttle service to Hayward Field available from two locations: Autzen Stadium (Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and Leo Harris Parkway) and South Eugene High School (19th Ave and Patterson). Parking at these location is provided at no cost and the shuttle is also free. Please note that there is no public parking adjacent to Hayward Field. The shuttles will run one hour prior to the opening of the Festival and will stop one hour after closing. Click here for Festival Hours

 

Additionally, all public transportation service provided by Lane Transit District (LTD) is available at no cost to all TICKET HOLDERS and credentialed persons during the Olympic Trials. Information about routes and schedules can be found at ltd.org or calling 541-687-5555 or toll free at 1-800248-3861.


Athlete Shuttle service will be available from Hayward Field to the off-site practice facility at Lane Community College. A van service to the Credential Center is also available from Hayward Field. 

 

Returning to Portland Airport


Northbound athletes traveling from Eugene back to Portland Airport will need to contact Oregon Taxi at 541-434-8294 and arrange transportation from their hotel to Phoenix Inn to catch the HUT shuttle.  When calling Oregon Taxi athletes must notify the agent that they have a reservation with HUT to avoid charges. 

 

Starline Coach Lines will be sending busses Northbound on July 2nd.  They have agreed to stagger these busses to allow competitors and other credentialed folks to catch a "free" ride back to the Portland Airport throughout the morning of the 2nd.  Sign up for this service will be at the Credential Center. Buses will leave from the Hilton at 5:00am, 6:30am, 8am, 9:30am and 11am.

 

Click Here to view Map in full screen - For detailed shuttle schedule click here