Loy Norrix Hosts Don Luken’s Invitational Another Year

The Don Lukens Invitational is the biggest invitational that Loy Norrix hosts all year. For the past 31 years over fifteen teams have come from all over the state of Michigan to compete against each other in this huge all day event. From shot-put to 4x400m relay, the Don Lukens started at 10am and went on till the late in the evening. Everyone looks forward to coming and competing at their peak performances in this meet. At the end of the night, the winning team gets to take home a trophy claiming to be the victors of the Don Lukens Invitational.

 

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Senior Nuru Lewis strides out as she runs 4×400 relay. “It was the 100m home stretch and I couldn’t feel my body, but I had to continue to running with the energy I had left,” said Lewis. Photo Credit / Jaelyn Anderson
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Junior Tristen Morales prepares to burst out of the blocks to win the 110m hurdles. “Before this race I was getting myself whelmed,” said Morales. Photo Credit / Jaelyn Anderson
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Junior Alysia Smith leaps over in a hurdle in the 100m hurdles placing 12th place overall. “I was trying to continue running and not laugh because someone fell next to me,” said Smith. Photo Credit / Jaelyn Anderson

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