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Dave Odegard of Minnesota won the 120 yard high hurdles with a time of 13.9.

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.

A Drake Relays official makes an announcement.

Irving High School students with long jumper Ralph Boston of Tennessee State University.

The start of the Shuttle Relay, a race on the infield grass for elementary school kids.

Runners prepare to begin an unknown relay race.

Members of the Two-Mile Relay team on the winners stand with Relays Queen Meredith Auld behind them. The University of Kansas dominated the event from 1958-1962. The 1961 won the event with a time of 7:28:6. Team members were Kirk Hagan, Gordon…

Athletes and officials face the flag during the national anthem at the 1961 Drake Relays.

These are the women who competed against Wilma Rudolph in the 1961 Womens 100-Yard Dash. Rudolph, a world class sprinter who won 3 gold medals in the 1960 Olympics, lined up against these high school athletes for the first womens event in Drake…

Bobby Bernard of TCU checks out his new watch after winning the 120 yard high hurdles. His time was 14.4 seconds.