Mills to receive citation from State of Kansas

Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills will receive a special citation from The Kansas House of Representatives honoring his lifetime of achievements. Mills is remembered for one of the greatest upsets in Olympic history and remains the only American to win Olympic gold in the 10,000 meter run. The Double Road Race Federation is bringing Mills back to Kansas, where he starred in track at Haskell Institute and the University of Kansas. Mills will be attending the Overland Park Double Road Race in Corporate Woods on Sunday June 30th, Mills's 75th birthday. The State of Kansas citation will be presented to Mills at a special reservation-only dinner hosted by the Kansas City Track Club on Friday June 28th at the Sylvester Powell Community Center in Mission KS.

Bruce Gilbert, Race Director 816-223-7154

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