On Your Marks - IAAF World Championships Almost Here / by Scott Bush


It's almost here! The IAAF World Outdoor Championships kick off tomorrow (August 22 in Beijing, China) and over a half dozen Portland-based track stars are ready to compete for medals. We'll keep you looped in day after day with all the highlights on the area's most elite athletes. Keep checking back and make sure to cheer on Team USA!

Portland-Area U.S. Athletes Competing in Beijing

Matthew Centrowitz (Nike Oregon Project)
Shalane Flanagan (Bowerman Track Club)
Ryan Hill (Bowerman Track Club)
Dan Huling (Bowerman Track Club)
Emily Infeld (Bowerman Track Club)
Evan Jager (Bowerman Track Club)
Galen Rupp (Nike Oregon Project)

Good Reads on Portland Athletes

Can U.S. Track and Field Finally Go the Distance? (Wall Street Journal)

Matthew Centrowitz Chases Third World Championships Medal (Runner's World)

World Champs Resources

TV & Streaming Information (Letsrun)

Team USA Roster (RunnerSpace)