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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Purdue Sports) – The Big Ten Championships
are coming to Rankin Track and Field this weekend. The Boilermakers
will host the 10 other league members in the three-day event to crown
the conference’s best beginning on Friday.
The three-day meet begins Friday at 11 a.m. ET with the decathlon
100m dash. The first final will begin at 1:30 p.m. with the men’s
pole vault. Friday’s action will conclude with the women’s 10k,
which is set to commence at 9:45 p.m. The action returns Saturday at
11:30 a.m. with the decathlon 110m hurdles. Saturday’s first final
will be at 3:20 p.m. with the men’s long jump. Saturday’s events
will conclude with the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, which is
scheduled to begin at 8:45. The final day of competition, Sunday,
will begin at 10 a.m. with the men’s javelin. Action is set to wrap
up with the men’s 4x400m relays, scheduled for 3:45 p.m.
A live results link will be posted on the track and field on
PurdueSports.com and on the Game Day Central page, which will be made
available Friday morning. The Game Day Central page will also feature
a live, interactive blog for fans to interact with the team’s
communications staff to receive updated results, pictures, trivia,
pictures and more. Live updates can also be found on Purdue track’s
official Twitter feed, @PurdueTrackXC, and the Big Ten Championships
feed, @BigTenChamps. Full results, a recap, pictures, champion
quotes, and more will be posted to PurdueSports.com following each
Tickets for the event are $10 for adults and $5 for students,
youth and seniors for single session admission. All session tickets
can be purchased for $20 for adults and $10 for students, youth and
seniors. Tickets will be available at Rankin Track and Field at the
west entrance and are cash only. Parking is free of charge in the
lots on the west side of the track.
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