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Posted: May 1, 2009  : Add to Mixx!

Athletics: adidas Track Classic returns to The Home Depot Center on May 16

Premier Track And Field Event Featuring World Class Athletes To Be Televised Live On Espn2 From 5Pm-7Pm Pdt

Carson, CA (March 31, 2009) -- The adidas Track Classic has developed a reputation as one of the best track and field meets in the country and this year's edition, slated for May 16th, promises to deliver the world's top talent and fast times to Carson's Home Depot Center once again.

Featuring some of the best athletes from across the globe, the adidas Track Classic has had track and field superstars from more than two dozen nations including World Champions Tyson Gay, Jeremy Wariner, Allyson Felix and Meseret Defar.

Among the biggest changes to this year's event will be a move to an evening program that will allow for world class times in the middle and long distance races, while still taking advantage of Southern California's warmth and the Home Depot Center's fast track for the sprints. The meet will begin at 4 p.m. and will be broadcast live on ESPN2 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. PDT.

Produced by Global Athletics & Marketing, Inc., the adidas Track Classic is the third stop on USA Track & Field's Visa Championship Series. Tickets, from $40 (finish line) down to $10, are now available by calling Ticketmaster at 213-480-3232 or visiting For group sales, call 1-877-AEG-TICKETS. Visit the event website at for updates and more information.

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