FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas (May 5) – The 2023 Arkansas Twilight will be held on Friday, May 5, and it will serve as the final home meet of the season for the Razorbacks. This competition will be the final tune-up for the SEC Championships the following week. The following are the start lists, schedule of events and how to watch the meeting live.
The meet will feature several DI programs going up against athletes from DII, NAIA and Junior Colleges and fans who cannot travel to the meet can stream the event live on SEC Network + (https://es.pn/427juqb). Live results are also available at Flash Results here: https://bit.ly/3Ly8riQ. Among the school competing today alongside the Razorbacks are Allen CC, John Brown, Kansas City, Memphis, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma State, Oral Roberts, Rice, Southeast Missouri, and Webster.
The 2023 Arkansas Twilight will begin with women’s field events at 10:30 a.m. CT or 11:30 a.m. ET featuring the hammer throw competitions. Running events will start at 5:00 p.m. CT or 6:00 p.m. ET at John McDonnell Field, while the senior recognition will commence at 4:15 p.m. prior to the running events. Read more: Fast women’s 100m could break Tori Bowie’s record in Doha?
This meet will be the last chance for Arkansas to compete in front of a home crowd before heading off to the 2023 SEC Championships in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on May 11. The Razorbacks hope to build momentum from their recent performances and carry that into the postseason. With the team’s top national ranking, they will be looking to make a strong statement in their final home meet.
Meanwhile, competing alongside the collegiate athletes are some top professionals, including Arkansas alums Omar McLeod, the 2016 Olympic champion who will race in both the 100m and 110m Hurdles, as well as his Jamaican countrymen Kemar Mowatt, who goes in the 400m Hurdles, and Clive Pullen, who will contest the men’s triple jump.
Jamaica’s world triple jump silver medalist Shanieka Ricketts will compete in her specialty, while Shafiqua Maloney from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines races in the 800.