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Kate Hall participating in the long jump.

Freshman Kate Hall will compete in the long jump and 60-meter dash for the Cyclones. Photo courtesy of athletics communications.

Iowa State's Lied Center will be filled with Big 12 Conference track and field teams this weekend as the site of the league's indoor championships, Feb. 26-27. Pentathlon and heptathlon events begin at 10 a.m. Friday; running and field events get underway at 3 p.m., concluding with the distance medley relays at 8:40 p.m. (women) and 9 p.m. (men). Heptathlon events open Saturday's action at 11 a.m., with field events at noon and running events at 1:30 p.m. An awards ceremony will be held at 6 p.m.

Daily admission is $7 (cash only) at the door. Meet information, including a complete schedule of events, is available on the Big 12 championships website.