3/9/19 Track and Field: Meb Invitational
The 4th annual Meb Keflezighi Invitational track meet was held at Balboa Stadium.
Among the people honored was Meb’s high school coach, Ed Ramos, who also coached Olympian Marc Davis. Also honored is the Mickey’s Missiles Track Club founded in 1965 by Audrey “Mickey” Patterson who was the first African-American Olympic medalist, the club features Olympian Jackie Thompson in the white.
Caver’s Raiden Hunter is Audrey Patterson’s grandson and he competed in multiple events including the 100-meter dash which was won by Orange Glen’s Moray Steward.
The girls long jump winner was San Diego High freshman Charlize James with a jump of sixteen feet and three inches.
Caver’s Sonia Redon won the 100-meter hurdle with a meet record time of 15:02 seconds.