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Kevin Little, a native Iowan and Drake University graduate, prepares to run in the Mens Special Invitational 400-Meter Dash. Little had recently won the World Indoor Championship in the 200-meter in 1997, and later that season placed 2nd in the USA…

Suzy Favor Hamilton in the final stretch of 800-Meter Special Invitational Run. She won with a time of 2:03.65. Suzy Favor Hamilton has won 7 U.S. National Championships and is a 3-time Olympian.

Suzy Hamilton accepts a flag from a staff member after winning the 800-Meter Special Invitational Run with a time of 2:03.65. Suzy Favor Hamilton has won 7 U.S. National Championships and is a 3-time Olympian.

Tim Dwight of the University of Iowa runs in a preliminary round of a relay. Dwight ran track and played football at the University of Iowa. He went on to play football in the NFL, and as a rookie he used his speed to race for a 94 yard kickoff…

The Most Beautiful Bulldog at the 1998 Drake Relays smiles for the camera.

Natasha Kaiser-Brown breaks the tape with a time of :51.79 in the Special Invitational 400-Meter Dash. Kaiser-Brown won a silver medal in the 4x400-meter relay in 1992 Olympics. In 1995 was inducted into the Drake Relays Hall of Fame. She is…

Brandon Couts of Baylor approaches the finish line in the Special Invitational 400-Meter Dash. Couts won the event with a time of :45.04.

Ja'Warren Hooker of the University of Washington powers ahead to win in the 100-Meter Dash with a time of :10.41. Hooker was the 1997 USA Junior Champion in the 100-Meter Dash.

Kellie Suttle of Bell Athletics wins the 1998 Womens Special Invitational Pole Vault with a height of 13'9 3/4". Suttle went on to win the event in 1999, 2000, and 2001. She is also a two-time Olympian, competing in both 2000 and 2004.

Kellie Suttle and Jeff Hartwig talk during the Drake Relays. Suttle won the Women's Special Invitational Pole Vault with a height of 13'9.75" and Hartwig won the Men's Special Invitational Pole Vault with a height of 19'0.25".