Prefontaine Classic 2021 How to Watch

In Eugene, during one of the most prestigious meets of the year, the 2021 Prefontaine Classic, a who’s who of track and field stars are competing.

In addition to the 47 athletes who collectively won 62 medals at this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, one of the most intriguing runners, Sha’Carri Richardson, will be making his return to competition for the first time since being suspended from the Olympics.

This is all the information you need to know if you want to watch it live.

Who: The Prefontaine Classic of 2021

When: Saturday, August 21st, at 1:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET). (see the entire itinerary below below)

The place is Hayward Field in Eugene.

Channel 4 on your TV

If you want to watch the Prefontaine Classic live online, your best and cheapest bet is to subscribe to Peacock ($4.99 per month), NBC’s streaming service. The entire day’s events will be broadcast live on fuboTV at no cost on Saturday (free trial).

You can also watch the Prefontaine Classic on AT&T TV, Hulu, and Sling with special discounts and free trials (promotional offers).

2021 Prefontaine Classic Schedule

Saturday, Aug. 21

  1. 12:20 p.m.: Welcome and national anthem
  2. 12:38 p.m.: Men’s triple jump (rounds 1-5)
  3. 12:43 p.m.: Women’s pole vault
  4. 12:57 p.m.: Women’s high jump
  5. 1:03 p.m.: Men’s 800 meters
  6. 1:12 p.m.: Women’s 3,000 steeplechase
  7. 1:24 p.m.: Men’s triple jump (final three)
  8. 1:33 p.m.: Men’s 200 meters
  9. 1:41 p.m.: Women’s 100 meters
  10. 1:48 p.m.: Women’s 800 meters
  11. 1:56 p.m.: Men’s 2-mile
  12. 2:08 p.m.: Men’s shot put (rounds 1-5)
  13. 2:12 p.m.: Women’s 1,500 meters
  14. 2:24 p.m.: Women’s 400 hurdles
  15. 2:33 p.m.: Men’s 100 meters
  16. 2:39 p.m.: Men’s shot put (final three)
  17. 2:45 p.m.: Women’s 200 meters
  18. 2:52 p.m.: Men’s Bowerman Mile

Storylines to Watch at the 2022 Prefontaine Classic Competition

The 2022 Prefontaine Classic will feature intense competition across all events, but there are a few subplots in particular that we will be watching closely. This is what you should be looking out for this weekend when you tune in.