WATCH LIVE: Prefontaine Classic — 3:30 p.m. ET


U.S. Olympic champions Allyson FelixJustin GatlinSanya Richards-Ross and LaShawn Merritt will be in action at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore., live on NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra on Saturday.

The meet takes place on the 40-year anniversary of the death of its namesake, 1972 Olympic 5000m runner Steve Prefontaine.

It’s an early test for some of the world’s best athletes ahead of the U.S. Championships (June 26-28, also in Eugene) and the World Championships (Aug. 22-28 in Beijing).

Here’s the schedule of events for Saturday, along with a preview of five races to watch.

NBCSN will have live coverage Saturday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET, followed by NBC from 4:30-6. Live Extra will stream the entire broadcast window.

WATCH LIVE: Prefontaine Classic — 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET

WATCH LIVE: Prefontaine Classic — 4:30-6 p.m. ET