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2006 Kansas Relays Video

6Sports video: Thousands of fans pack stands for Kansas Relays

Saturday a crowd of over 26,000 packed into Memorial Stadium to watch the final day of the Kansas Relays. The second largest crowd in meet history watched as Olympic champions Justin Gatlin and Kansas City native Maurice Green completed in the 4x100 relay Goldzone II main event.

6Sports video: Local athletes shine at Kansas Relays

Free State High's Alysha Valencia won the girl's 3200-meter run. The Firebird senior took the morning event by just over 14 ticks with a time of 10 minutes, 49 seconds. Tonganoxie's Roxi Grizzle won the girls Javelin, while fellow Chieftain Ali Pistora took third.

6Sports video: Main attraction at Relays makes appearance

Friday at the Kansas Relays, the main attraction made his first appearance at Memorial Stadium. Friday afternoon, 2004 100-meter Olympic champion, Justin Gatlin, met with the media at the Kansas Relays.

Local fourth graders ran in Kansas Relays for Kids

It was "ready, set, go" Friday morning for local children and volunteers at the second annual Kansas Relays for Kids event. Anschutz Pavilion filled with children and cheers this morning as over 600 fourth graders took part in their own form of Kansas Relays.

6Sports video: Crawford offers Relay preview

Elite athletes are arriving in town for this weekend's Kansas Relays, and Tuesday afternoon 200-meter Olympic gold medalist Shawn Crawford worked out at Memorial Stadium.

6Sports video: Kansas Relays to feature pre-zone activities

Justin Gatlin, Allyson Felix and Maurice Greene will all be at Memorial Stadium on Saturday for the Goldzone II. But they won't be the only reasons to head to the hill this weekend. The University of Kansas wants to make it more than just a track and field meet, and that's just what the committee did by adding two pre-zone activities.

6Sports video: KU track head coach eager for relays

For KU track and field coach Stanley Redwine, the Kansas Relays propose a bit of a dilemma. On the one hand, Redwine's job is to coach the Jayhawks and that's what he'll do next Saturday at Memorial Stadium. On the other, he's a huge fan of the track and would love to just sit back and relax and watch the Pro's.

6Sports video: Look for KU's top athletes at Kansas Relays

Next week at the Kansas Relays be sure to keep an eye on more than just the headliners. Be on the lookout for some of KU's top athletes as well.

6Sports video: Battle to compete at Kansas Relays

Five-time all-American Sheldon Battle, a senior hammer and discus champion for the KU track team, will be taking the field next weekend for the Jayhawks.

6Sports video: High school speedsters gearing up for Kansas Relays

Some big names will be competing at the Kansas Relays, but the event is also one of the premier events for high school athletes in the Midwest.

6Sports video: Olympic champion to run in Kansas Relays

In three weeks, Justin Gatlin will be the man to beat at Memorial Stadium. The reigning 100-meter Olympic champion will run the anchor leg for his team in the 4x100-meter relay at the Kansas Relays.

6Sports video: Maurice Greene to return to Lawrence for Relays

Although Jusin Gatlin may be the defending Olympic champion in the 100-meter dash, he likely won't be the fan favorite when he takes the track on April 22, in the Kansas Relays. That distinction belongs to former 100-meter world record holder, Maurice Greene.

6Sports video: Big names coming for Kansas Relays

An entire galaxy of track stars will be present for this year's Kansas Relay.

6News video: Business hoping to field more interest in Kansas Relays

A Lawrence business is sprinting to boost the profile of one of the country's top track and field events.