The success of last week’s USA Track and Field National Junior Olympics Championships should help Lawrence attract other big events to Rock Chalk Park, local organizers say.
Before the games started, Bob Sanner, the executive director of Lawrence Sports Corporation, said the event would be a test of Rock Chalk Park and the community’s capacity to host such a large-scale event.
By all accounts, Lawrence delivered, Sanner said Monday. The Rock Chalk Park games were a success as an athletic competition, and competitors and the families and coaches enjoyed their time in Lawrence, he said. Read more>