31 Jul '12, 2pm

Paul Banta, OSE Productions, 1955-2012, R.I.P., obit courtesy of Beth Salinger, note by Larry Eder: Paul Banta,

Paul Banta, known for founding the Oregon Track Classic along with co-founding Oregon International Athletics, passed away at his home surrounded by his family Friday. He was 57. A significant voice in the sport of track and field, Banta created the adidas Oregon Track Classic and built it from a strong regional meet to a nationally television stop on the IAAF Grand Prix Circuit before the meet eventually lost its sponsor in 2005. Additionally, he directed the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, DC, for three years, during which the race doubled in size. He co-founded and managed Oregon International Athletics, a regional post-collegiate track and field team, developing the team into one of the nation's top clubs with 26 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifiers in 1992. He led European competition tours and directed the Eugene Indoor, Brathwaite Memorial, and Oregon Indoor track meets. Ba...

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