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Natural Athletes: Track & Field Champs of the Animal Kingdom

Thursday, June 4 at 11:00am to 8:00pm

More dates through August 30, 2020

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

To help slow the spread of COVID-19, the museum's public spaces are temporarily closed. In the meantime, enjoy the museum from home and watch for updates on our reopening plans.

Hightail it to the museum for a track & 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

Event Type

Athletics, Arts & Culture, Wellness, Sports, Exhibit, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Sustainability, Dis/Abilities


Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Target Audience

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



Free for students and UO ID card holders. General admission $6, youths and seniors $4, families $12. Show your Oregon Trail or other EBT card for an admission discount.




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