Mansfield Mehock Relays
Welcome to the “NEW” Mehock Relays. It has been 85 years since the Mansfield Relays debuted at Stadium Field, where Mansfield Senior High School sits today. The site hosted future Olympians Jesse Owens, Harrison Dillard and Dave Mills, to name a few.
In 1964 the Mansfield Relays moved to its new home, a 10-lane behemoth with the first synthetic surface north of the Mason Dixon line. The field and meet was re-named for its founder Harry Mehock. With the new facility, the meet began drawing thousands of athletes from six states and Canada.
In 2007, the Mehock welcomed the girl’s with their own meet as part of the Friday schedule, which has seen its numbers grow each year.
Let’s face reality: it’s not the same meet as in the 1980’s. Smaller athletic budgets, more restrictive rules on travel and competition being issued by state high school athletic association, dozens of invitational meets from which to choose each weekend, and a tired-looking Mehock Field, has reduced the meet’s numbers. So we decided to make some changes... Read More