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Olympic Trials Coverage

Eugene, Oregon (aka Track Town USA) will play host to the 2012 US Olympic Trials.

The 2012 US Olympic Trials will take place from June 21-July 1, 2012. There are several places to go to follow the action. The home page for the Olympic Trials is:

The best place for official meet information is the United States of America Track & Field website:—Calendar/2012/U-S–Olympic-Team-Trials-TF.aspx.

NBC will show twelve hours of television coverage of the Olympic Trials on either NBC or NBC Sports Network. A nice TV schedule and event schedule are listed at this website (note some of the times listed are PDT and some are EDT so pay attention):

As far as I can tell, there is no online streaming of the Olympic Trials. I believe NBC owns the video rights to all the Olympic Trials coverage so if race videos are going to be available anywhere after the race happens, try looking here:

The typical websites that I frequent to read coverage of the Olympic Trials and/or see pictures or video interviews are:

Let’s Run –

Track & Field News –

RunnerSpace –

FloTrack –

Oregon Live –

Eugene Register-Guard –

Good luck to all the athletes competing at the Olympic Trials. This meet is the culmination of four years of dreaming and training. The Road to London goes through Eugene.


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