Drake Relays officials says a long string of sellouts for the Saturday session may be snapped this week. The final day of the meet has run in front of a full Drake Stadium for the past 39-years but Relays’ director Mark Kostek just over 15-hundred tickets still remain for this Saturday’s session. Cool and damp is the forecast for most of this week but Kostek does not think that is the major factor. He says last year he says there was lousy weather forecast and they still sold out. Kostek says he’s not sure what to attribute it to. Kostek says he hopes to see the streak continue in the final year for the current Drake Stadium. He says they’re setting the standard as far as attendance for events of this type and he says it’d be a shame to lose the record.Kostek says many of the big names did not agree to compete until the last couple of weeks and as a result there was not early momentum for ticket sales. He says the event has “Kick and screamed and scratched and clawed, and was really tough to put it together this year. It has come together quite nicely and I’m hoping the ticket sales will come together quite nicely too.”The multi-events conclude this afternoon and after that several distance races will be contested.
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