Track & Field Project
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New Track Project
Track & Cross Country has a deep OSU tradition. In the past, the program produced 15 Olympians and four world record holders as well achieving OSU's first national championship. Budget constraints forced the programs closure in 1988, but women's track returned to OSU in 2004, the team is already setting new school records. However, our ability to grow this program depends on the construction of an on-campus track. Currently, the OSU track and cross country teams use the Corvallis High School track to practice. Sometimes, they even have to drive to Eugene to practice the steeplechase event. A new track would greatly improve our runners' ability to practice and compete.
This $5.5 Million project will be completed in two phases - the first phase includes track, turf infield, and hammer throw area and the second phase includes grandstands, press box, scoreboard, entry plaza, lights, distance plaza and competitive staging area. Our goal is to raise $3.5 Million for the first phase and we have raised $1.5M to date for the project.
For additional information on how you can support the Track, please contact Doug Oxsen at (541) 737-7486 or by e-mail at doug.oxsen@.oregonstate.edu.