We need your help! Without your support and effort, the Eugene Marathon would not be possible. There are numerous opportunities to help ranging from helping to prepare before the event to assisting during the Health & Fitness Expo at Matthew Knight Arena. On race-day, volunteers are needed to act as course marshals, to assist with corral enforcement, to provide race-recovery support, to staff water stations along the running route and to help with wrapping up festival activities. All volunteers receive an official volunteer t-shirt, celebration BBQ (details below) and the gratitude of thousands of participants!
Celebrate a job well done with fellow volunteers from the Eugene Marathon & IAAF World Junior Championships Oregon 2014. Enjoy a delicious BBQ, live band and get a chance to mingle with the IAAF World Junior Championships Oregon 2014 athletes! Wear your volunteer t-shirt for entry to Field #1 next to Hayward Field; 5 - 7 PM; enter off of 15th - Sunday, July 27th!
NOTE: We are still signing up volunteers through Thursday, July 24th! Check out areas we still need help from the link above. All volunteers check-in and receive their volunteer t-shirt at the Health & Fitness Expo. Please contact us with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Parking & Transportation
Parking around Matthew Knight Arena and Hayward Field will be limited during race weekend. Below are some helpful tips to get you to the Health & Fitness Expo and Hayward Field. THANK YOU for being a part of this incredible event!
FREE EMX & LTD: Catch a FREE bus ride any time July 22 – 27 with the voucher printed from below. We encourage people coming to campus to use this FREE service. Specifically, the EmX line (bus rapid transit) stops just blocks from Matthew Knight Arena and Hayward Field at Agate Station.
>>LTD & EmX Schedule Information
>>Print the FREE Ride Voucher (PDF)
(Voucher is valid for Eugene Marathon & IAAF World Junior Championships)
VALET BICYCLE PARKING: Valet bicycle parking will be provided during the IAAF World Junior Championships and Eugene Marathon race weekend by The Center for Appropriate Transport (CAT). Bring your bike to the southwest corner of the UO Knight Law School. CAT volunteers will store your bike until you are ready to leave! $3 donation is suggested. The valet will be open during the following hours:
July 22nd: 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
July 23th: 8:00 am - 10:15 pm
July 24th: 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
July 25th: 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
July 26th: 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
July 27th: 5:00 am - 6:30 pm
CAMPUS PARKING SATURDAY: There is metered street parking around Hayward Field on Saturdays. Additionally, many UO parking lots are available and free to the public on weekends. Read signs carefully. View Saturday UO Parking Map
CAMPUS PARKING SUNDAY: Parking around Hayward Field on Sunday will be limited and no parking violators will be towed immediately. Read signs carefully.
HAYWARD FIELD: Click here for directions to Hayward Field
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