Jim Ryun Season Opener Celebration 2016

Lakeland, FL


Photopalooza! Over ONE THOUSAND Pictures From Jim Ryun Season Opener Aug 28, 2016

At the Jim Ryun Season Opener athletes from elementary school to high school hit the Holloway Park course for some competition. Eric Kidd was on-site and snapped over 1,000 photos of all the action including this battle for a top ten finish in the girls middle school race.

Virtual Meet Preview: Jim Ryun Season Opener Aug 26, 2016

This year is the 52nd anniversary of Jim Ryun becoming the first high schooler to break four minutes in the mile. Jim Ryun will be there to present the awards for what look to be some great races in Lakeland that a massive 85 teams will be competing in. The meet kicks off with the varsity girls at 7:30 a.m. followed by the varsity boys at 8:00. The JV races start at 8:20 with the middle school races starting an hour later. The AAU race for athletes under the age of nine begin at 10:00. Our virtual meet feature gives us a chance to see how the meet might play out based on season bests from last year. Todd Grasley, Eric Kidd and Billy Simpson will be on-site with LIVE updates photos, race videos, interviews, recaps, results and more!