February 26 - Des Moines, IA
The series visits the home of the Drake Relays Feb. 26 at Confluence Brewing Company in Des Moines. Starting at 6 p.m., Jay and Boldon will be joined by a pair of Drake University standouts in Rick Wanamaker and Brogan Austin.
Wanamaker dueled the legendary Dick Fosbury in the high jump at the 1969 Drake Relays and the following year was the 1970 NCAA Champion in the decathlon and eventual 1971 Pan-American Games gold medalist in the event.
Austin, a Relays champion himself, is the reigning USATF marathon champion and as an up-and-coming professional talent is positioning himself to be one of the favorites at the 2020 U.S. Olympic trials in the marathon.
Drake Relays director, Blake Boldon, will also be speaking on expectations for the 2019 Relays and the 2019 USATF Championships coming to the Blue Oval in July.
Whether you’re a track and field fan, or not, this event is FREE to the public and open to all ages. Please come to visit as we share the stories and love for these great sports!