When you think of pristine collegiate track & field facilities in the United States, Rock Chalk Park at the University of Kansas is among the top of the list. Built in 2014, Rock Chalk Park features a world-class running surface and has played host to several prominent national meets throughout the years.
There is approximately 90,000 square feet of locker rooms, offices, official rooms, training room and athletic training facilities located under the east stands, while the nine lane track at Rock Chalk Park gives fans a look at some of the top competitors in the country.
In 2016, Rock Chalk Park hosted the NCAA West Preliminary meet, featuring the top NCAA talent west of the Mississippi River. One year later, Rock Chalk Park played host the 2017 USA Track & Field Junior Championships, welcoming some of the top junior athletes in the United States. Rock Chalk Park was set to host its second NCAA West Preliminary in 2020, before being canceled due to COVID-19.
In addition to these meets, Rock Chalk Park hosts numerous KU Track & Field meets throughout the year, including the Kansas Relays, among others.