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A person's foot is shown in close-up on the starting block of a race track. A Nike swoosh logo is visible on their shoe

More than shoes: Nike navigates complicated twists in track

Though frequently scrutinized the way any market leader is, Nike’s command over track and field has been tested over the past few years — if not in a pure dollar-for-dollar sense, then certainly in the way it is perceived by its most fervent followers.

REBROADCAST: Alexi Pappas | On The Road 395

On the opening day of the 2016 Olympics, we'll listen back to a conversation with Oregon track star Alexi Pappas, who is running for Greece in Rio. Also, over the next four days, we'll listen back to all of our On The Road series. Today: 395.

The Amazon Trail is flat and soft. When combined with the nearby Rexius Trail and others, it turns a distance runner's daydream to reality.

Best Not-So-Secret Places To Run In Eugene

Those visiting Eugene for the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials have a one-day break in the action Tuesday. These are some of the best-known running routes in town.