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GENERAL INFORMATION

Athletes from all levels, including individuals from more than 35 colleges are scheduled to compete in the two-day event. Colleges will get the action underway on Friday, April 18th at 4:00pm with the Women's Javelin and Men's Discus. The running events will open Friday also with the Women's 5,000 at 8:00pm under the lights. Saturday's events will start at 10:00am.

Like the "J.O. Classics" of the past, the 2014 edition will serve as a stage for collegiate and post-collegiate athletes to perform at their highest levels in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. In its history, the Jesse Owens Track Classic has served as a top venue for many future and former Olympians. Current and past record holders for the Jesse Owens Track Classic include Olympic medalists John Drummond, Michelle Finn, Allen Johnson, Edwin Moses, Dwight Stones and former Buckeyes Diane Dixon, Joe Greene and Butch Reynolds. Others of Olympic fame include Judi Brown, Roger Kingdom, Carl Lewis, Louise Ritter and Calvin Smith, as well as past OSU Olympians Mark Croghan and Stephanie Hightower.

Days: Friday, April 18th, 4:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.; Saturday, April 19th, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium
Meet Information: OhioStateBuckeyes.com
Live Stats: www.finishtiming.com

Parking:
Due to numerous events on Saturday in our athletic facilities, we would encourage you to bring your modes of transportation down Lane Ave and then turn left onto Fred Taylor Drive to access Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Buses/vans may drop off in front of the stadium and then are asked to park in Buckeye 1, just west of the stadium.

Public Parking: On Friday, April 18th, fans may park in the Buckeye lots, just west of Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium along Fred Taylor Drive. On Saturday, April 19th, fans may park in the Gray lots just south of Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium or in the Buckeye lots on the west side of Jesse Owens.

Questions: Fred Barends, 614-736-0320, barends.1@osu.edu