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Sunday, March 8 at 11:00am to 5:00pm

Museum of Natural and Cultural History
1680 E 15th Avenue, Eugene, OR

Hightail it to the museum for a track and field competition like no other—with cheetahs, kangaroos, chimps, and other mammals all going for gold! From the javelin throw to the high jump, learn which animals would triumph on the track, and explore the amazing adaptations that make it all possible. Through colorful displays and interactive stations, you’ll delve into TrackTown culture, learn about health and fitness research happening at the University of Oregon, and be inspired to move your body toward optimal wellness. 

On view through August 30, 2020

Grand Opening Weekend: Join us for a weekend-long celebration of animal athletes! Explore the new exhibit, create your own animal crafts, and get moving with track & field-inspired activities at this family friendly event. 

Included with regular admission; free for MNCH members and UO ID card holders. Show your Oregon Trail or other EBT card for an admission discount. Not a current member? New memberships are available for 20 percent off throughout the weekend. Visit for details.

Event Type

Arts & Culture, Exhibit, Family Friendly


Museum of Natural and Cultural History, University Advancement, Government and Community Relations, Community Impact

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public, Residence Halls, Families, Graduate Students, New Students, Alumni



General admission $6, youths and seniors $4, families $12.




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