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2009 Sun Angel Track Classic

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Despite cold and rainy conditions, the Sun Angel Track Classic celebrated its 30th edition in style. Meet honoree, former Sun Devil and 2004 Olympic long jump gold medalist Dwight Phillips participated in the 100 and 200 meter dashes. Fireworks punctuated the start of the Premiere (evening) session, and sparkling pyrotechnics lined the runway for Matt Turner’s final long jump. The meet concluded with fans lining the track for the Premiere heat of the men’s 1,500 meter run.

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Competitors and fans at the 2009 Sun Angel Track Classic did not let the rain dampen their enthusiasm

The evening ended with a thrilling stretch run in the Premiere Men's 1,500 meter run

2008 Sun Angel Track Classic

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

The Sun Angel Track Classic celebrated its 29th edition with several meet records, and a Paralympic World Record in the men’s high jump.

Lopez Lomong led the charge in a scintillating Men’s Invitational 1500 meter run, where the top 11 finishers ran sub-3:43.

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Lopez Lomong won the Men's Invitational 1500 in a meet record 3:39.50