Madison City Meet: The 1600m Event

Tuesday, May 9, 2006 at Madison's Mansfield Stadium. Picture by Mary Greuel

During a week of poor weather for track and field meets two outstanding runners ran a sizzling 1600m race at the Madison City Track and Field Meet held at Mansfield Stadium which is located on the campus of Madison Memorial High School.

Jocelyn Burke [L] a senior from Madison Edgewood and Karen Greuel [R] a senior from Madison La Follette ended the race in a photo finish with the win going to Greuel in 5:07.3. Burke finished in 5:07.3+. Dennis Semrau Madison Capital Times sports writer described the background leading up to the race while Madison State Journal sports writer Jesse Osborne wrote an article about the exciting race.

Picture by Mary Greuel.