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1951 Drake Relays Queen Rachel Marie Nordberg from the University of Miami Ohio, with Drake President Henry G. Harmon.

The back of a Kansas warmup jacket the year they set Drake Relays records in both the Distance Medley Relay (10:01.8) and the Four-Mile Relay (17:15.9).

University of Kansas coach Bill Easton. Easton was a former coach at Drake University, and former director of the Drake Relays. His success at Drake included three consecutive NCAA champion cross-country teams (1944-1946) Easton continued his success…

Former Drake Relays Director Bill Easton with his current team, the Kansas Jayhawks.Second from left is Wes Santee. Santee anchored the Distance Medley Relay and the Four-Mile Relay for Kansas. Both teams set Relays records. The Distance Medley Relay…

Wes Santee runs in an event while one of his teammates from the University of Kansas cheers him on.

Wes Santee signs autographs for two high school athletes. Santee anchored the Distance Medley Relay and the Four-Mile Relay for Kansas. Both teams set Relays records; the Distance Medley Relay team clocked a time of 10:01.8 and the Four-Mile Relay…

Wes Santee stands by the crowd during one of his trips to the Drake Relays. Santee dominated at the Relays from 1952 - 1954. He helped lead Kansas to wins in the Mile Relay (1952, 3:13.1; 1953, 3:18.4), the Distance Medley Relay (1952, 10:01.8; 1954,…

Wes Santee accepts an award at the 1952 Relays. Santee anchored the Distance Medley Relay and the Four-Mile Relay for Kansas. Both teams set Relays records; the Distance Medley Relay team clocked a time of 10:01.8 and the Four-Mile Relay team…

Caesar Smith and Wes Santee pose together at the Drake Relays. Santee anchored the Distance Medley Relay and the Four-Mile Relay for Kansas. Both teams set Drake Relays records; the Distance Medley Relay team clocked a time of 10:01.8 and the…

This is either the Distance Medley Relay team or the Four-Mile Relay team from Kansas. Both teams set Drake Relays records (Distance Medley - 10:01.8, Four-Mile - 17:15.9) and both were anchored by Wes Santee, pictured at far left with the pennant.