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Posted: January 24, 2009  :

Athletics: PreClassic.Com Goes Interactive

Eugene, Oregon—One of track & field’s first websites—, created in 1997--is continuing its groundbreaking role by providing fans of the sport with an unprecedented level of meet-related information and interactivity through its revamped presentation. The Pre Classic site now includes features that showcase the rich history and current content of the Western Hemisphere’s best outdoor meet.

Want to see:

* a replay of the 2008 NBC telecast of the meet

* photos of Brad Walker’s American Record in the pole vault

* meet information for 2009

* fans with their own websites who plan on attending

* video highlights of each Pre Classic going back to 1986 (released weekly)

All this and more can be found on the expanded site. Visitors will also have the opportunity to interact and share with other Pre Classic fans, including posting their own comments, memories, videos, photos, and website links, thanks to software developed by

The 35th Prefontaine Classic is a part of the IAAF’s World Athletics Tour and USA Track & Field’s Visa Championships Series. The 2009 edition of the meet will be held on Sunday, June 7, at Hayward Field in Eugene, featuring scores of the world’s greatest athletes. It will be broadcast live by NBC beginning at 11 a.m. Pacific Time. is a social networking website for all runners to connect and share with other runners and fans through its industry-leading team and event website creation software.

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