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Saturday’s Texas Relays Fan Fest Schedule

Fans attending final session of four-day event can enjoy many interactive activities and get autographs from Longhorn greats from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Image via University of Texas Athletics)

Fans attending final session of four-day event can enjoy many interactive activities and get autographs from Longhorn greats from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Image via University of Texas Athletics)

The 87th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays concludes Saturday with an action-packed lineup. In addition to some of the best track and field in the nation being competed in Mike A. Myers Stadium, there will also be a Fan Fest.

Hailed as "the greatest athletic event ever held in the Southwest", the Texas Relays annually attracts more than 5,000 athletes and 20,000 fans on the final day. This year, fan's attending Saturday's session can take part in the Texas Relays Fan Fest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central.

Located at the Northeast corner of Myers Stadium, the Fan Fest will feature live music, food, interactive games, exclusive Texas Relays merchandise, and more. The event is free for fans in the stadium on Saturday.  DJ ULovei, one of Central Texas' most well-renowned disc jockeys, will be providing music for the Fan Fest.  Multiple food options from local Austin food trucks will also be available along with shaded seating under a tent with TVs.

The Texas Relays Autograph Alley will allow fans to get autographs from some of Texas Relays greatest athletes and Olympians.

The schedule is as follows:

12:15 –1 p.m.
• Trey Hardee: 2012 Olympic Silver medalist (decathlon); Two-Time World Champion; NCAA record holder
• Sanya Richards-Ross: Three-time Olympic Gold medalist; Six-time World Champion; Five-time NCAA Champion
• Marquise Goodwin: 2012 Olympian (long jump); Two-Time U.S. Champion; Two-Time NCAA Champion
• Moushaumi Robinson: 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist; Three-time NCAA Champion

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
• Leo Manzano: 2012 Olympic Silver Medalist (1,500m); Five-Time NCAA Champion
• Michelle Carter: Two-Time Olympian (shot put); Four-Time U.S. Champion; 2006 NCAA Champion

2:15 –3 p.m.
• Carlette Guidry: Two-time Olympic Gold medalist (4x100); Four-Time U.S. Champion; 12-Time NCAA Champion

- All times Central and schedule subject to change

Interactive games including a mobile video game trailer featuring today's hottest games, mini basketball pop-a-shot, and unique Texas Relays photo opportunities will be on site as well.

Texas Relays tickets may be purchased in advance at TexasBoxOffice.com or by calling the UT Athletics Ticket Office at (800) 982-2386 or (512) 471-3333. They can also be obtained at the Mike A. Myers Stadium Box office during the event. Wednesday and Thursday's action was free and fans can attend Friday and Saturday for either $20 (reserved seating) or $10 (general admission)

James Schleicher is the publisher of Horns Illustrated magazine. He's also a fifth generation Texan and lifelong Austinite. Follow @HornsIllus twitter to keep up with all things Horns Illustrated.