Five Professional Events Added To The Prefontaine Classic, Preliminary Schedule Announced

EUGENE, Ore. – In addition to the previously announced Diamond Disciplines, fans can expect to see the following events and their headliners at the 2024 Prefontaine Classic on Saturday, May 25 at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon:

Women’s 10,000 meters

Fresh off the third-fastest women’s 1500m ever run, outdoor 5000 meter world record-holder and Olympic medalist Gudaf Tsegay will make a run at the 10,000 meter world record at The Prefontaine Classic. Tsegay’s 5000m world record (14:00.21) was set at last year’s Pre Classic, which served as the Wanda Diamond League Final. The current women’s outdoor 10,000m world record stands at 29:01.03, set by Letesenbet Gidey in 2021.

Women’s 100 meter Hurdles

The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games gold medalist Jasmine Camacho-Quinn will be joined by two-time World Outdoor champion Danielle Williams and 2019 World Outdoor gold medalist Nia Ali over 10 hurdles, along withDevynne Charlton, who recently set the world record, pending ratification, in the indoor 60m hurdles (7.65) at the 2024 World Athletics Indoor Championships.

Women’s Hammer Throw

The 2023 World Athletics Championships Budapest 23 medalists are set for a rematch at the Pre Classic. Reigning world champion Camryn Rogers is joined by two-time world medalist Janee’ Kassanavoid and American record-holder and two-time world medalist DeAnna Price for the event.

Women’s Para Athletics 100 metersmixed classification

Six-time world champion Martina Caironi (T63) returns to Pre Classic, where she set a then-world record in the event in 2022. She will compete against Abassia Rahmani (T62), Sara Andrés Barrio (T62), Orla Comerford (T13), Luca Ekler (T38), Sophie Hahn (T38), Ambra Sabatini (T63), and more. Information about classification can be viewed here.

Men’s Para Athletics 100 metersmixed classification

Paralympic Games and World Outdoor Championships gold medalist Salum Ageze Kashafali (T13) headlines this field of sprinters, which includes Maxcel Amo Manu (T64), Sherman Isidro Guity Guity (T64), Philipp Handler (T13),Zak Skinner (T13), Vegard Sverd (T13), Axel Zorzi (T13), and more. Information about classification can be viewed here.

The preliminary schedule of Saturday’s has also been announced and may be viewed here( This schedule is subject to change. The most up-to-date schedule may be found at

Tickets are now on sale, with prices starting at just $25. Customers are limited to purchasing a maximum of eight tickets and order processing fees will be added to the cost of each ticket. Groups of nine or more people should contact for information on group ticket packages. A stadium seating map can be viewed here.

Fans can purchase tickets online at or by calling 1-800-WEBFOOT (1-800-932-3668). Custom service inquiries may be addressed to


About The Prefontaine Classic

The Prefontaine Classic is the premier track and field meet in the United States. Since its inception in 1975, the meet has been a fixture in the global track and field calendar, earning a reputation for bringing the world’s best athletes to Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. The meet is named after Steve Prefontaine and serves as a “living memorial to Pre” (Bill Bowerman, June 1, 1975). The Pre Classic is a member of the Wanda Diamond League circuit and has been sponsored by Nike since 1978. In 2023, the Pre Classic hosted the prestigious Wanda Diamond League Final and earned the title of “world’s best meet” based on World Athletics’ competition performance rankings. For more information, visit

About the Wanda Diamond League                                                           

The Wanda Diamond League is the premier one-day meeting series in athletics. It comprises 15 of the most prestigious events in global track and field. Athletes compete for points at the 14 series meetings in a bid to qualify for the two-day Wanda Diamond League Final in Brussels on 13th-14th September.