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Drake Relays, 1951, Jim Lavery
1951 was a great year for Drake University's track team at the Drake Relays. Drake won three relay events: the One-Mile, the 440 and the 880. Pictured is the 440 relay team. In all three races Jim Lavery was the anchor. The athletes from left to…
Drake Relays, 1959
A runner for Ames High School in the Two-Mile Relay. Ames won the Two-Mile Relay with a time of 8:09.7.
Drake Relays, 1960, Jan Stewart
The Cornell team that won the Iowa College Mile Relay with a time of 3:23:6 stands with Relays Queen Jan Stewart of Kansas State.
Drake Relays, 1960s, Womens Relay
Runners prepare to begin an unknown relay race.
Drake Relays, 1950s, Shuttle Relay
Runners at the start of the Shuttle Relay, a race on the infield grass for elementary school kids.
Drake Relays, 1960s, Shuttle Relay
The start of the Shuttle Relay, a race on the infield grass for elementary school kids.
Drake Relays, 1955
UCLA team that won the Distance Medley Relay with a time of 10:1:5 in the 1955 Drake Relays.
Drake Relays, 1985
Final hand off in the the 4x100-meter relay. Identifiable schools are, from left, Rice, Georgia, Texas Christian University and Iowa. Rice won the event with a time of :39.26.
Drake Relays, 1967, Jim Ryun
Jim Ryun gets ready to pass a Southern Illinois University opponent in the one-mile relay. Prairie View A & M University won the event with a time of 3:07.7.
Drake Relays, 1968, Jim Ryun
Jim Ryun and teammates on the medal stand after one of Kansas' victories. In 1968 Ryan ran in the two-mile relay and the distance medley with Curt Grindal, Mark Ferrell, Gene McClain and Ben Olison.