#LiveOnKMTR Thursday: NBC 16's 'TrackTown Countdown 2016'

Join NBC 16 Saturday, June 25 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, June 30 at 7:30 p.m. for a 30-minute special edition episode of "TrackTown Countdown 2016." This show will cover everything you need to know about the Olympic trials. (SBG photo)

The United States Olympic Track and Field team trials are just around the corner and as your Olympic station, NBC16 has you covered.

Watch KMTR NBC 16 on Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. for a preview of the event.

If you plan on heading to Hayward Field to watch the Olympic Trials, we'll have all the information you need to know to have an enjoyable day including tips on how to get to the venue and make your way through security with ease.

We'll also profile the big names to watch like former Ducks Ashton Eaton and English Gardner, plus other athletes with inspirational stories - all hoping to achieve their Olympic dreams.

And while focusing on the present, we won't forget TrackTown's past. We'll look at the history that has shaped Eugene's track & field heritage to make it what it is today.

TrackTown President and Team USA Track & Field Head Coach Vin Lananna will join us for an exclusive one-on-one interview to share his thoughts on the Rio Olympics and TrackTown's future.

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