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Oregon to Host American Record Attempts This Weekend

8 Sep, 2017


Oregon Track Championships to Provide Site of Attempt

USA Track and Field Oregon has announced it will be holding Oregon championship races on the track at the 3,000m and 25,000m distances. This event will take place at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at McKenzie Community Track and Field in Blue River, Oregon.

The 3,000m race will feature an American record attempt by Mike Blackmore in the 55-59 age group. The existing record of 9:21.84 was set by Rich Burns in 2010. Blackmore had a near miss at the record, running 9:24.29 to win the Hayward Classic in April.

Information: Craig Godwin (541) 359-4176, craig@otcmasters.org

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