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2017 US Championships Preview June 22 2017

The Oregon Project has arrived in Sacramento for the 2017 US Championships.  Several Oregon Project track athletes will be competing in the 100 degree California heat. On Thursday Galen Rupp will try to win his 9th straight 10,000m US final.  This will most likely also serve as Galens last US Championship on the track as he makes the transition to the Marathon.  This could also serve as his toughest 10K...

Oregon Project Big Weekend of Racing June 07 2017

This weekend several Oregon Project athletes will be competing across the globe. On Thursday, Sifan Hassan will run the 1,500M in the Rome Diamond League.  Sifan will be looking to continue her fine form from last week when she set the Dutch national record in the 5,000M at the Prefontaine Classic running 14:41.24.  Coach Alberto Salazar commented, "Sifan has been running longer distances this year so we are excited to see...

Farah Dominates at Prefontaine Classic June 01 2017

In his final Prefontaine Classic, Mo Farah won the 5,000M in 13:00.70 with a dominating performance over one of the most accomplished fields ever assembled.  Farah unleashed a 55 second final lap to pull away from Kejelcha and Kamworor to claim his 4 Pre Classic victory.  Farah will face these men again in London this Summer for the World Championships. Oregon Project teammate Eric Jenkins battled the tough conditions to finish 9th in...

Pegasus 34 Available Now May 19 2017

Summer Line Available Now April 27 2017

Head on over to the store page to see the latest Oregon Project Summer Line.

Banner Day for the Oregon Project at the Boston Marathon April 19 2017

The 121st Boston Marathon proved to be a great day for the Nike Oregon Project. The team took 3 of the 6 podium places led by Galen Rupp's 2nd place finish. Suguru Osako and Jordan Hasay both placed 3rd in their debut marathons.   In his 3rd Marathon Galen ran 2:09.37, 21 seconds behind winner Geoffrey Kirui. Galen was disappointed not to win but very happy considering he didn't even...

Jordan Hasay Runs 67:56! April 04 2017

On Saturday, in Prague, Jordan ran 67:56 to become the 3rd fastest American Half Marathoner of all time.  This was Jordan's 2nd crack at the distance after running 68:40 in January's Houston Half.   "That she could run that fast, running well within herself is a good sign for Boston" said coach Alberto Salazar. Jordan now has two weeks to rest and prepare for her 1st Marathon on April 17....

Jordan Hasay and Galen Rupp Prague Half Marathon March 30 2017

Recently David Monti sat down with Jordan Hasay and Galen Rupp 48 hours before they ran the Prague Half Marathon.  They discussed training leading up to the Half as well as what they expect when they run the Boston Marathon in two weeks time.  Full videos below.

Hasay wins USA 15K Championships! March 13 2017

Jordan Hasay won the USA 15K Championships on Saturday morning in Jacksonville Florida running 49.28.  In the midst of her best 3 months as a professional track athlete, Jordan broke clear of 8 other athletes to win by 14 seconds.  Up next is the Prague Half Marathon where Jordan will look to build on her momentum before tackling the Boston Marathon in Mid April.  

Birmingham Recap: Mo Farah February 22 2017

Mo Farah ended his illustrious Indoor career by breaking the European 5K indoor record in Birmingham.  Farah ran 13:09.16 to win the race ahead of Kenyan Albert Rop.   An emotional Farah said, “I got emotional at the end having to say goodbye, so I don’t want to think about what it will be like in London.” Mo will be ending his track season in London this summer at the...

Millrose Games Recap February 22 2017

For the 3rd straight year the Oregon Project will be bringing the Men's and Womens's Wannamaker Trophies back to Portland.   New Oregon Project member Sifan Hassan won in 4:19.89 to break the Millrose Games record and the Dutch National record. Sifan pulled away with 400 to go and used a 30.44 last lap to beat the second place finisher by 3 full seconds.   Eric Jenkins won the Men's...

ORPJT Women's Winter/Spring Preview January 26 2017

The Rio Olympics capped the most successful year in the history of the Oregon Project, where athletes won 6 medals, 4 of which were Gold.  Most of the group took some well-deserved time off to be with their families and recover from a long year.  As 2017 gets rolling we will take a look at each athlete and their goals for the Winter/Spring Season.   SIFAN HASSAN The Oregon Project...

Olympic Trials Recap July 13 2016

On Day 1 of the 2016 Olympic Trials Galen Rupp won his 8th consecutive 10,000 meter title.  His finishing time of 27:55.04 will go down as one of the slower winning times in history, but the time doesn't tell the whole story.  Of the 28 athletes who started the race, only 20 finished due to the blistering heat, about 81 degrees at the start.  Rupp threw in his second surge...

Centrowitz Wins Gold! March 22 2016

Matthew Centrowitz used a blistering last 200 meters to win the Gold at the IAAF Indoor World Championships on Sunday in Portland Oregon.  Matthew crossed the line in 3:44.22, just ahead of the Czech Republic's Jakub Holusa in 3:44.30. The win capped an incredible indoor season for Centrowitz who is undefeated in 8 starts while setting 3 indoor personal bests. (1500, Mile, 3000)   The race started tactically, as most Championship races do.  A...

Alberto Open Letter Part 1 June 24 2015

ALBERTO SALAZAR’S OPEN LETTER   Recently, the BBC/ProPublica published stories not just attacking me but attacking my athletes and the Oregon Project. Former athletes, contractors and journalists make accusations in these stories, harming my athletes. At best they are misinformed. At worst, they are lying.   I believe in a clean sport and hard work and so do my athletes. What follows below are the actual facts.   THE OREGON PROJECT...

Alberto Open Letter Part 2 June 24 2015

  THE KARA AND ADAM GOUCHER ALLEGATIONS   Kara and Adam Goucher are a second primary source in the BBC and ProPublica stories. Kara ran for me in the Oregon Project for 7 years. We were very close. I had great respect for Kara as an athlete and as a person.   Adam also ran for me in the Oregon Project but for a shorter time period. As I will describe...

Mary Cain Update May 29 2015

Mary Cain recently completed her first year at the University of Portlandand has returned home to New York to continue her preparations for theUSATF Championships.  A few weeks at home with her family will helprecharge her batteries and get her in racing form.  She is fit and healthyand looking forward to the season ahead.  Mary continues to be coached byAlberto Salazar and is a member of the Nike Oregon Project....

Oregon Project Rewards Program September 30 2014

You've been asking for it, so here it is.  The Oregon Project is introducing a brand new way to save on your purchases with Oregon Project Rewards, earned by making any purchase and good for spending any way you want.  Simply visit our store and click on the S Loyalty link at the bottom of the page, log in using your existing account info and check how many points you...

Rupp Opens Season at Occidental May 14 2014

  Galen Rupp will open his outdoor season at Occidental on Thursday night, running the 5,000 meters.  Galen will be racing his first 5K since he broke the American Indoor Record in January, running 13:01.  Although Alberto doesn't expect the times to be that fast he is looking for a hard effort.  “This is really a chance for everyone to work on closing hard and is a great tune up...

Dathan Ritzehein Takes On New Challenges, Begins Coaching Career May 09 2014

Dathan Ritzehein Takes On New Challenges, Begins Coaching Career  May 9, 2014 Beaverton, OR – Dathan Ritzenhein, a three-time Olympian, has accepted an assistant coaching position at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.  With this new opportunity, Ritzenhein will be departing the Nike Oregon Project.   Ritzenhein has been one of the greatest success stories for the Nike Oregon Project.  After joining the Nike Oregon Project in 2009, Ritzenhein...

New Oregon Project Zoom Victory 2 Track Spikes February 06 2014

The Oregon Project has just released the Zoom Victory 2 Track Spikes in the Oregon Project Blue color currently worn by the Oregon Project athletes.

Oregon Project Footwear Available December 04 2013

For the first time the Oregon Project will be selling a limited amount of Oregon Project Pegasus 30 and Structure Triax 17's in both Mens and Womens.  These shoes are designed with the Oregon Project skull and writing on the heel.  Visit the store page to order your shoes today.

Mary Cain joins the Oregon Project November 20 2013

We sat down with Mary Cain and her coaches to discuss her joining the team.

Alberto Salazar on Shannon Rowbury Joining the Oregon Project October 21 2013

Question: You receive multiple request from Athletes to join the Oregon Project, why did you choose Shannon?   Shannon is world class athlete that we believe can win a medal in future global championships.  More importantly, she is a class act and pleasant person to be around.  Our formula for bringing on new athletes is quite simple, really.  We look for athletes who are talented, have potential to medal, and who have kind...

Galen Rupp in Moscow August 14 2013

We spoke with Galen Rupp about his performance in the 10K and his upcoming 5K final in Moscow

Pre Race with Matthew Centrowitz August 13 2013

We caught up with Matthew in Moscow and asked him about his thoughts heading into the World Championships.

Treniere Moser Out for Worlds August 08 2013

We caught up with Treniere Moser in the Team USA hotel and spoke with her about the hamstring injury which has forced her out of the World Championships

Catching Up With Dathan Ritzenhein August 02 2013

We found Dathan Ritzenhein in Italy and asked him a few questions about this past year

Catching Up with Jordan Hasay August 01 2013

We caught up with Jordan Hasay at training camp in St. Moritz and asked her some questions leading up to the World Championships

Mo Farah breaks long standing European Athletics record July 29 2013

Mo Farah broke one of the longest standing European Athletics records on Friday with a brilliant run in the 1500m at the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco.