KU Students Admitted Free To Kansas Relays

April 19, 2005

LAWRENCE, Kan. — All KU students with a valid student I.D. will be admitted into Memorial Stadium for free this weekend at the 2005 Kansas Relays. Kansas students will also be admitted free into the GOLD ZONE on Saturday.

The GOLD ZONE will run from 2-5 pm on Saturday, April 23. It is a new, fast-paced, three-hour format for the most popular events at the Kansas Relays. Featured athletes include Olympic Champions and World Record setters Maurice Greene, Marion Jones, and Stacy Dragila. Also highlighting the GOLD ZONE will be Olympic Champions Allen Johnson, Nick Hysong, Inger Miller, and Savatheda Fynes. Local Olympians include Muna Lee from Kansas City, Mo., Charlie Gruber of Lawrence, Kan., Derrick Peterson of Columbia, Mo., and Melvin Lister from Leavenworth, Kan.

The 78th Kansas Relays will run from April 21 – 23; the GOLD ZONE is Saturday, April 23 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. For more information on the Kansas Relays, a complete GOLD ZONE schedule, and ticket information, please visit http://kuathletics.collegesports.com/sports/c-relay/.