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Welcome to the 57th annual Brooks / Mt. SAC Relays!  This year is a very special year in that it will be the last time that the “World’s Best Athletes” will compete in world famous “Hilmer Lodge Stadium” under it’s current configuration.  Constructed back in 1959 under the watchful eye of it’s namesake Mt. SAC’s venerable old stadium has been host to 20 world records including what is arguably the greatest single  day of track and field competition where 7 world records were broken in one night!

In addition many other outstanding performances and track and field firsts have taken place at Mt. SAC over the years.  We list just a brief summary below:

  • Largest Track and Field Competition in the World with over 13,500 competitors competing over 3 weekends and 6 days.
  • Twenty World Records have been set at Hilmer Lodge Stadium
  • Hundreds of National Records have been set at Hilmer Lodge Stadium
  • Site of 3 U.S. Olympic Trials
  • Site of the greatest day in track and field where 7 world records were broken or tied on the evening of August 12, 1960.
  • The stadium was the host to the first ever meeting between athletes from the Peoples Republic of China and Taiwan
  • Edwin Moses captured his 60th consecutive 400M hurdles race (48.61) at the 1981 Mt. SAC Relays
  • Site of "greatest long jump series in history" when Carl Lewis jumps over 28 feet in all six of his jumps.
  • C.K. Yang (TAI) becomes the first Decathlete in history (modern tables) to break the 8000 point barrier at the 1963 Mt. SAC Relays.
  • Bill Neider (USA) becomes the first Shot Putter to break the 20M mark (1960) with a mark of 65'10" (20.06M).
  • Hall Connoly becomes the first Hammer Thrower to break the 70M barrier (1960) with a mark of 230'09" (70.33M).
  • The Mt. SAC Relays and Hilmer Lodge Stadium was the first major invitational to host a Invitational Women's Pole Vault in 1994 and the first ever to start a Women's Vault Competition at 13'00" (3.96M) in 1999.

Mt. SAC is one of track and field’s ‘special places’.  The meet’s rich history and commitment to putting the athletes first at all times has contributed to a unique competitive environment.  As we say goodbye to , what was in 1959, a new state of the art facility and get ready to welcome in a brand new state of the art facility in 2017 we invite you to be a part in the last competition held in ‘the ole Hilmer Lodge.’
On behalf of meet management, the college and our volunteers, we wish you the very best of luck.

Doug Todd – Mt. SAC Relays Director
Event Calendar

2015 – Relays held at Mt. SAC  / 2016 – Relays held off site   /  2017 – Relays held at Mt. SAC, new stadium.

Doug Todd
Mt. SAC Relays
Director

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We look forward to serving your needs and wish all of our competitors, coaches and fans a great time at Mt. SAC.

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Special Events Executive Team
Joe Jennum
Executive Director/Dean/Athletic Director
Doug Todd
Special Events Director/Director of Track and Field - Cross Country
Debbie Cavion
Assistant Athletic Director
Ron Kamaka
Head Track and Field Coach
Don Ruh
LA84 Youth Days Director
Brian Yokoyama
Sports Information Director
   
Mt. SAC Relays Executive Committee

Carol Baker, Debbie Cavion, Jill Dolan, Bill Eastham, Jim Friesen, Mike Goff, James Gonzales,
Joe Jennum, Ron Kamaka, Bob McGuire, Tim O'Rourke, Don Ruh, Doug Todd,
Kenneth Walter, Brian Yokoyama, Sid Young

 
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