Beginning Thursday in Eugene, Oregon, the best of the best in track and field will compete in the United States trials, including a few athletes from the University of Arkansas.
Kevin Lazas is competing in the decathlon, he said, "I'm so excited, I've been losing sleep at night because I am thinking about it so much, and hopefully, I can go out there, compete well, and do my best."
Stephanie Brown is a long distance runner, she said, "People dream about this, and I'm one of those people, but to actually have it be a reality is like 'whoa'."
Caleb Cross is running the 400 meter hurdles at the trials, he said, "It's just like a dream come true. Every since I was like five years old I've wanted to be a track runner, other people wanted to play basketball, or play football, but I've always wanted to run track and this is just a dream come true."
The U of A also has several international tracksters hoping to make the national team for their respective countries.