Jan. 14, Massachusetts K of C, Boston. First big meet of season. Run since 1936, except war years. New faces pop up yearly in Prout 600, Cheverus 1,000.
Jan. 20, Inquirer Gaines, Philadelphia. First held in 1945. Run in Convention Hall on sharp-turned 12-lap track. Inquirer Mile is featured event.
Jan. 21, Evening Star Meet, Wash. First held in 1947. Run in huge armory on big (220-yard) casein-coated flat track. Includes women's AAU nationals.
Jan. 28, Boston AA Games, Boston. Sixty-seventh renewal of one of oldest, most respected indoor meets. Famed Hunter Mile, in which Santee set shortlived world record last year, is feature.
Feb. 4, Millrose Games, N.Y. The most famous of all indoor track meets. Run annually since 1908. Wanamaker Mile is single most important race run indoors. Superb relay races.
Feb. 11, NYAC Games, N.Y. The pioneer indoor meet, first held in 1868. Baxter Mile (1910) is oldest of all "cup" miles. Prize entry this year is Four-minute-miler Brian Hewson.
Feb. 18, AAU Championships, N.Y. The national indoor championships and thus a key meet. Also a jumbled one because of huge entry list. Sowell tied world record in AAU 1,000 last year.
Feb. 25, IC4A Championships, N.Y. Eastern intercollegiate championship meet. Over 60 colleges. Villanova (Delany, Jenkins, Bragg) good bet to beat out Manhattan. Sowell will run.
Mar. 3, K of C Meet, N.Y. Last big meet of season in New York and often the best, competitively. Top performers of year are invited. Casey 600 and Bren-nan Mile are prime events.
Mar. 3, Big Ten Meet, East Lansing. Big Ten indoor championships, on 220-yard clay track in Michigan State field house. Events include 300, 440, 600, 880 and 1,000. State (Ed Brabham, Henry Kennedy) may unseat Michigan U.