Drake Relays Recap: Ajee Wilson Holds off Brenda Martinez for $20,000, King James Breaks Michael Johnson's Meet Record
Ajee Wilson showed why she's America's best hope for distance gold in Beijing, Kirani James impressed, Lashawn Merritt didn't, Aleec Harris remained undefeated, Bershawn Jackson is back, Derek Drouin still likes Drake, and Loyola of Illinois pulled the upset in the 4x800.
Matt Centrowitz With a Hat on Backwards Wins Over Manzano, Heather Kampf Repeats at Grand Blue Road Mile Which is Part of Drake Relays
Results, video of finishes from local tv station. Some of the stars will be back for the track mile on Saturday. The big distance matchup is Ajee Wilson vs Brenda Martinez at 800m on Friday night.
Drake Relays Preview: Talk About Tremendous Early Season Matchups - Ajee vs Brenda vs Chanelle vs Alysia for $20,000, Kirani James vs Lashawn Merritt @ 400, Leo vs Centro in the Mile
The US pro track season starts off with a bang tonight with Ajee Wilson, Brenda Martinez, Chanelle Price, and Alysia Montano racing for $20,000, plus Kirani James vs LaShawn Merritt for $20,000, Ashton Eaton vs the hurdlers, and more. Saturday Leo Manzano and Matt Centrowitz square off in the mile.
Renaud Lavillenie And Demi Payne Take Top Individual Honors At Hy-Vee Street Pole Vault On Court Avenue
A highlight will be the addition of an elite women's 800 with Brenda Martinez and Ajee Wilson. Other top names competing include Renaud Lavillenie, Jenn Suhr, LaShawn Merritt vs Kirani James and a deep 110H and HJ competition.