The USA Track Field Outdoor Championships have come and gone, and it’s time to put the Oregon track field rundown to bed for 2019.
It’s been a strange year in this little corner of the country. The two-year closure of Hayward Field while it undergoes a complete reconstruction left a void.
The outdoor season, which culminates with the later-than-usual IAAF World Outdoor Championships — Sept. 27 to Oct. 6 in Doha, Qatar — has made for an uneven, elongated schedule at the elite level. The USATF meet was a month later than it usually is.