Relays Director Bob Ehrhart is acknowledged during his last Drake Relays before retiring. Ehrhart served as Relays Director from 1969-2000 and was also the head coach of the men's track team from 1969-1992.
Suzy Favor Hamilton smiles after winning the Special Invitational 800-Meter Run. Favor Hamilton won the event with a time of 2:01.68. Suzy Favor Hamilton has won 7 U.S. National Championships and is a 3 time Olympian
Paul McMullen after winning the Special Invitational Mile Run with a time of 3:59.12. McMullen competed in the 1996 Olympics, and in 1997 suffered a tragic lawn mowing accident where he lost parts of 2 toes. In his return in 1998, he won the USA…
Kellie Suttle of Bell Athletics wins the 1998 Womens Special Invitational Pole Vault with a height of 13'9 3/4". Suttle went on to win the event in 1999, 2000, and 2001. She is also a two-time Olympian, competing in both 2000 and 2004.
Kellie Suttle and Jeff Hartwig talk during the Drake Relays. Suttle won the Women's Special Invitational Pole Vault with a height of 13'9.75" and Hartwig won the Men's Special Invitational Pole Vault with a height of 19'0.25".
Suzy Hamilton accepts a flag from a staff member after winning the 800-Meter Special Invitational Run with a time of 2:03.65. Suzy Favor Hamilton has won 7 U.S. National Championships and is a 3-time Olympian.
Kevin Little, a native Iowan and Drake University graduate, prepares to run in the Mens Special Invitational 400-Meter Dash. Little had recently won the World Indoor Championship in the 200-meter in 1997, and later that season placed 2nd in the USA…