Lines Painted On Resurfaced Jim Duncan Track

first_img Jim Duncan Track Update – July 14 Story Links Drake University’s iconic Blue Oval is undergoing a facelift this summer as a new state-of-the-art Jim Duncan Track is being installed inside the venerable stadium.A new Mondo Super X surface will be placed upon the existing track, guaranteeing that the Jim Duncan Track remains a world-class competitive venue for years to come.The new track, which will bear the familiar blue hue of its predecessor, is the same surface that the 2012 London Olympics and 2008 Beijing Olympics were contested on. The prefabricated synthetic rubber surface is composed of two layers vulcanized together to produce a seamless surface. Designed to produce superior athletic performance, the Mondo track surface provides the optimum blend of energy return and comfort for both sprint and distance events and guarantees an ideal combination of shock absorption and elasticity for jumpers.Progress on the resurfacing continues on schedule with the entire oval now covered in the new surface, view the entire photo gallery of the project’s progress here. The project’s progress will be updated throughout the summer on Friendly Versionlast_img read more