Nelson runs in prelims Sat.

MEEKER — Billy Nelson, the son of Bill Nelson, a supervisor with Summit Industries in Meeker, will compete in the 3,000-meter steeplechase qualifying race at the Beijing Olympic Games at 7:20 p.m. Aug. 16, Mountain Time.
If he qualifies, he will compete in the finals at 7:10 p.m. Aug. 18.
Billy Nelson is a former runner with the University of Colorado.