Olympian Sally Kipyego at tracktown tuesday season finale
Oregon Track Club Elite star and Olympic silver medalist Sally Kipyego will headline the season finale of TrackTown Tuesday on June 4 at the Downtown Athletic Club.
The show will also feature University of Oregon Athletic Director Rob Mullens. Prefontaine Classic Meet Director Tom Jordan will be on hand to talk about this year’s competition. Finally, TrackTown USA CEO Michael Reilly will provide an update on ticketing for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field.
As a special bonus during the social hour, local sculptor Mike Leckie will showcase his new bronze statue of distance running legend Steve Prefontaine. The artist is generously sponsoring the social hour, so attendees can enjoy a free beer and food before the show, while supplies last.
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