The trials will take place from June 21 to 30 next summer in Eugene and will determine the team for the Paris Olympics.
EUGENE, Ore. – The 2024 USA Track and Field Olympic Trials will be held at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene. USA Track and Field (USATF) made the announcement on Thursday.
The trials will take place from June 21 to 30 next summer and will determine the team for the Paris Olympics.
This will mark the fifth consecutive time that Hayward Field has hosted the trials and the eighth time overall, with the first being the men’s team trials in 1972.
“Hayward Field is home to countless memorable moments in track and field history, and we look forward to coming to Eugene, Oregon to cheer on the nation’s best athletes,” said USATF CEO Max Siegel. participants as they compete to represent Team USA in Paris.” said, in part, in a press release.
Eugene, known as TrackTown USAhas established itself as a track center in the United States for decades, and has hosted many events including last year’s world championships and multiple national championships.
“Hayward Field at the University of Oregon is the perfect stage to select the No. 1 team in the world. As local organizers, we are committed to providing a world-class experience for all who attend this magical event next year,” said Michael Reilly, CEO of TrackTown USA.
Hayward Field was built in 1919 for football and was first used for track and field in 1921. A $270 million renovation project was completed in 2020, expanding seating capacity of the venue from more than 12,000 seats to nearly 25,000 seats.
The last city other than Eugene to host trials was Sacramento, California in 2004.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.