Runners in the boy's 3200 race await the sound of the gun at the Kansas Relays on Friday at Memorial Stadium.
Brooke Carter clears the bar during the girls high jump at the Kansas Relays. Carter placed ???? in the high jump on Friday at Memorial Stadium.
Rockhurst's Michael Duschen hurls the shot put during the Kansas Relays on Friday at Memorial Stadium. Duschen threw 53'1", placing ninth in the shot put on Friday.
Lawrence High's Brendan Halpin misses 13' in the pole vault at the Kansas Relays. Brendan's best jump was 12'6" at the meet on Friday at Memorial Stadium.
Mohamud Ige, from Denver South High School, leads down the home stretch in the boy's 3200 meter run at the Kansas Relays on Friday at Memorial Stadium. Ige won the event with a time of 9:08.36.
Salina Central's Jess Wilson brushes the bar on his attempt at 12'6" at the Kansas Relays on Friday at Memorial Stadium.
Students from Sunset Hill Elementary cheer on classmates participating the 4X100 relay in the Kansas Relays for Kids event on Friday at Memorial Stadium.
Lawrence High's Kristina Taylor sprints the last 100 meters of the girls 400 meter dash at the Kansas Relays on Friday at Memorial Stadium. Taylor placed second in her heat, advancing to the finals on Saturday.
Alysha Valencia strides far ahead of the pack in the girls 3200 race at the Kansas Relays. Valencia clocked in at 10:49.27, more than 14 seconds ahead of the second place finisher on Friday at Memorial Stadium.
Sunflower Elementary fourth-grader Scott Gill races across the floor of Anschutz Pavillion Friday afternoon as he and other students in his class participate in a long jump competition as a part of Kansas Relays for Kids.
Hillcrest fourth-grade boys show varying degrees of expressions while cheering on their male classmates as they compete against their female counterparts in a long jump competition Friday afternoon in Anschutz Pavillion. Elementary school students from around Lawrence came to Kansas University Friday to participate in the Kansas Relays for kids.
Pinckney Elementary students cheer on their classmates as they watch a relay race competition between various Lawrence elementary schools Friday at Anschutz Pavillion as a part of Kansas Relays for Kids.
Nicole Vanahill, 10, Sunflower Elementary sprints to a first-place finish of a relay race Friday afternoon during the Kansas Relays for Kids.
A runner races in the boy's 800 meter run Friday night at the KU Relays.
LHS's Kristina Taylor runs her heat of the girls 400-meter dash Friday morning as she won her heat advancing to Saturday's final.
FSHS Alysha Valencia ran at the Kansas Relays winning the 1600 meter run.
Eric Brown of Arkansas University competes in the Men's Javelin. The Friday night field event was held during the KU Relays.
Emma Brooke a FSHS senior clears the bar in the girls high jump Friday at the Kansas Relays.
Sprinter Allyson Felix smiles as she answers questions Friday afternoon during a press conference at Memorial Stadium.
Free State High 4x400 relay runners Arden Leland, left, and Brooke Carter, right, goof around with the baton before their race. The Firebirds competed in Friday nights race at Memorial Stadium.
FSHS high jumpers Emma Brooke and Brooke Carter give each other hughs as they competed in the girls hig jump Friday morning at the Kansas Relays.
Baldwin's Heather Garcia, pushes hard in the pack of runners in the girls 1600 meter run Friday at the Kansas Relays.
Former Kansas Relays meet director Tim Weaver, center, laughs with sprinters Maurice Greene, left, and Justin Gatlin during a news conference at Memorial Stadium in this April 2006 file photo. Weaver is going with other U.S. Track and Field officials to the Olympics in Beijing, China.
Sprint Capitol runner Justin Gatlin listens to HSI runner Maurice Greene, left, talk about Saturday's Gold Zone competition during a press conference Friday at Memorial Stadium. To Gatlin's left is Kansas Relays meet director Tim Weaver, and far right is Sprint Capitol coach Trevor Graham.
Olympic Gold medalist Maurice Greene is surrounded by a group of fans before enterring a press conference Friday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
Sunset Hill's Nicole Vanahill, 10, competes in the kids race Friday. Her relay team won the relay race.
Lawrence High 4x400 meter relay team member, Courtney Barber, left, Sue Schwartz, center, and Jennifer Taylor, right, celebrate Kristina Taylor (not pictured) crosses the finish line assuring the Lions a win in their heat. The Lions placed first in their heat Friday night at Memorial Stadium.
LHS's Liz Beisner, clears the bar in the girls high jump Friday at the Kansas Relays
Lawrence High senior Amy Magnuson takes a forward fall into the sand pit during the Girls Triple Jump event Friday at Memorial Stadium.
Former KU track and field athlete Scott Russell picks out a javelin before competing in the Men's Javelin event. The Friday night field event was held during the KU Relays.
Former Kansas University track and field athete Scott Russell competes in the Men's Javelin. The Friday night field event was held during the KU Relays.
Gold Zone pole vaulter Jacob Saunders demonstrates how he likes to get the crowd involved during his vaults by flexing his muscles during a press conference Friday at Memorial Stadium.
Robyn Smith of Arkansas Pine Bluff University falls in the water pit during the Women's 3000 meter Steeplechase. Smith finished last in the Friday night event at the KU Relays.
Thomas Mackey, 19, of Barton County ran with his team in the men's shuttle relays. The Barton County team won the event Friday at the Kansas Relays.
Lawrence High's Scott Penny rotates into his release during the boy's shot put at the 2006 Kansas Relays. Penny placed 7th with a throw of 54'7" on Friday at Memorial Stadium.