Prefontaine Classic women’s steeplechase field puts record under threat?

Prefontaine Classic women’s steeplechase field puts record under threat?

Eugene, Oregon – How special will the women’s steeplechase be at the Prefontaine Classic?The world record holder will be matched with America’s two fastest in a race that always generates excitement – and fast times at the Pre Classic, which has produced the 10 fastest performances ever on U.S. soil. That’s just the icing for…

Miller-Uibo, Phyllis Francis Head Prefontaine Classic Women’s 400 Field
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Miller-Uibo, Phyllis Francis Head Prefontaine Classic Women’s 400 Field

Eugene, Oregon – World champion Phyllis Francis will recognize every other runner in the Prefontaine Classic women’s 400 – she’s been on the podium with each of them. Bahamas Rio Olympic gold medalist Shaunae Miller-Uibo is also in the field.

Top-Class Field Set For Pre Classic Women’s 400 Hurdles

Top-Class Field Set For Pre Classic Women’s 400 Hurdles

All three of the Olympic medalists from Rio are just the beginning of a deep women’s 400-meter hurdles race at the Prefontaine Classic. The 44th Pre Classic, a member of the IAAF Diamond League of elite international track & field meets, will be held May 25-26 at historic Hayward Field.