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Marie Simonsson of Drake leads the crowd in the 800-Meter Run. Simonsson won the event with a time of 2:08.78. Behind her is Stacey Zartler of the Metroplex Striders.

Rhea Rogers of Illinois warms up with the shot.

David Volz of Indiana University won the pole vault with a height of 18' 2 1/2" at the 1982 Drake Relays.

Steve Scott runs in the 5,000-Meter Run or the 800-Meter Run. Scott became the first athlete at Relays to win three different individual events. He won the 5,000-Meter Run in 1982 (13:52.15), the 800-Meter Run in 1980 (1:46.79) and the Mile…

Doug Lytle of Kansas State University, won the pole vault with a height of 18-0 in 1983.

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.

Calvin Smith, in red, and Emmit King after running the 100-Meter Dash. Calvin Smith won the 1985 Special Invitational 100-Meter Dash with a time of 10.29. Smith was one of the best sprinters in the world in the 1980s. In 1983 he set a world record…

Cindy Bremser runs for Wisconsin United in the 1,500-Meter Run. Bremser won the event with a time of 4:10.89, a Drake Relays record. Bremser competed in the 1984 Olympics and finished fourth in the women's 3,000-meter run. In 1985 she had been…

Desmond Ross (far left) of Oklahoma State inches ahead of the runner from the University of Missouri for the win in the 100-Meter Dash. Ross won with a time of 10.36. Pictured behind Ross is Joe Fuller of the University of Northern Iowa.

Jim Duncan, celebrated Relays announcer from 1963-88. Duncan attended Drake from 1927-31 and ran track. As a junior he won the Missouri Valley Conference title in the 440 with a time of 0:51.5. He was a superintendent at Minburn (Ia.) High School…