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

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Festival Information

TrackTown is bigger and better than ever.  Surrounding Historic Hayward Field, you can kick back and relax in one of many eateries and viewing areas.  View the live action on gigantic video screens. For the adventurous (or crazy) strap into the Pole Vault Experience, soaring to the heights of a world-class vaulter. Eat, shop, learn about the great sport of Track & Field, collect autographs from today’s top athletes, and be part of the TrackTown experience.

 

Location

Surrounding area of Hayward Field and both of the University of Oregon turf fields. See Map

 

Top Attractions

Nike

Nike’s Camp Victory space will provide an opportunity to experience Nike’s greatest running innovations; including the retail debut of the Nike Flyknit trainer, LunarGlide+ 4, interactive gaming experiences and athlete displays. 

 

Deschutes Brewery

The Deschutes Brewery is Base Camp for Beer Fanatics. Recreating the pub atmosphere right on the TrackTown Plaza, award-winning northwest brews and savory seasonal meals will be served. 

 

 

London Pub

In honor of the athletes heading to London, TrackTown guests are invited to stop by and experience the London Pub.  Complete with a double-decker bus, the London Pub offers hearty English fare and a refreshing pint. 

 

Festival Stage and Live Performances

The TrackTown Festival comes alive with an exciting DJ, athlete interviews hosted by Eugene’s own, former Duck, NFL Receiver, and track athlete, Jordan Kent.  From soul, to rock and roll, to smooth jazz, sounds from live local and regional bands will fill the evening air.  

 

TrackTown Cafe

TrackTown Café is the place to refuel with great food and beverage options, reminisce about Hayward Field’s glorious past, and celebrate the accomplishments of today.  The elevated café makes for a great vantage to overlook the festival and world-class stage.

 

More Great Food Options

Ritta’s Burritos
Café Glendi
Lorenzo’s Barbeque

Papaya’s
Castle Kettle Corn
Paradise Shaved Ice
Lochmead Dairy
Allann Bros Coffee Roasters
Coconut Bliss
Grab n’ Go Hot Dogs
Deschutes Woody Beer Garden
Coors Beer Garden

 

Safeway

Safeway’s People Power allows TrackTown guests to recharge their phones and personal electronic devices by running on huge, human hamster wheels.  It’s fun, it’s festive, and it’s fuel-efficient.  After taking a spin, participants can recharge themselves by refueling at the Safeway’s Open Nature Café.

 

Kids Area and Autographs

There will be a starting block area for kids to interact and learn more abou track and field. Autographs right now are TBA, please follow our twitter (GoTrackTownUSA) for the latest updates on which athletes are signing autographs at the Olympic Trials and where they will be in the festival. 

 

 

 

Festival Hours

Hammer Throw - June 21: 4pm - 9pm

TrackTown Plaza Only

Day 1 - June 22: 11am - 10pm

Day 2 - June 23: 8am - 9pm

Day 3 - June 24: 12pm - 7pm

Day 4 - June 25: 2pm - 10pm

Day 5 - June 26: 1:30pm-9pm

TrackTown Plaza Only 

Day 6 - June 27: Closed

Day 7 - June 28: 2pm - 10pm

Day 8 - June 29: 9am - 8pm

Day 9 - June 30: 12pm - 9pm

Day 10 - July 1: 12pm - 8pm

 

Visa Entertainment Stage

Day 1 - June 22:

Craig Chee at 11:15pm - Ukulele for the heart

Satin Love at 8pm - Best of the 70's, 80's and 90's as only Satin Love can do it.

Day 2 - June 23:

Water Tower at 6pm - Bluegrass with these young and talented local pickers

Day 3 - June 24:

Halie Loren at 12:15pm - Eugene native Jazz Singer & Songer writer

Linda Hornbuckle at 5pm - Jazzy, Bluesy Ballads

Day 4 - June 25:

The Essentials at 2:15pm - Local Funk, R&B, and Soul

Michael Tracey & the Hi-Tones at 8pm - The Best in Local Blues

Day 5 - June 26:

Youth Performances at All Afternoon - Young rockers

Day 6 - June 27: CLOSED

Day 7 - June 28:

Stone in Love at 8pm - Great-sounding Journey Tribute Band

Day 8 - June 29:

Eve6 at 5:15pm - The American Rock Trio comes to Eugene energized to perform their new album  Speak in Code

The Velveteen Playboys at 6:30pm - Come check out the newly released album                    Shakin' Not Stirred

Day 9 - June 30:

Savanna Coen at 12:15pm - Oregon's Teen Queen of Blues

Natalie Klausner & Window View at 1:30pm

The Phil Bowermans at 7pm - Celebrating Nike founders, Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman, a great uptempo band with some NIKE employees and talented singers

Day 10 - July 1:

The Gloria Darlings at 12:15pm - Seattle base Indie-Folk-Grass band

Floyd & Price at 1:30pm

Blackbird at 5pm - Send the team off to London with this talented Beatles tribute band