By Citius Mag Staff
May 24, 2023
UCLA's Drake Stadium is slated to host its first major professional track and field meet since 1990 when the LA Grand Prix gets underway on Friday, May 26. This is USA Track and Field's attempt at activating and boosting the sport's profile in Los Angeles ahead of the 2028 Olympics.
The meet begins on Friday night with a distance-heavy schedule. Saturday's two-hour meet will have more of the marquee Olympic and World Championship stars. Mondo Duplantis, Sha’Carri Richardson, Gabby Thomas, Ryan Crouser, Emma Coburn, Timothy Cheruiyot and Tobi Amusan are among the stars expected to compete.
How To Watch
When: May 26 and 27
Where: UCLA's Drake Stadium in Los Angeles, California
Time: Friday's action will begin at 5:15 p.m PDT. with the men's and women's hammer throw. The first race on the track will be the men's 800m heats at 7 p.m. PDT. Saturday's races begin at 12:30 p.m. PDT. The marquee portion of the meet will begin at 1:30 p.m. PDT.
Livestream: Friday’s events will be streamed live on USATF.TV with a subscription ($12.99 for a monthly pass or $119.88 annual pass)
Television: Saturday’s events will be broadcast on NBC and Peacock.
Live Results: You can find a full schedule, entries and live results from the meet here.
Citius Mag Staff