Tom Tellez Track at Carl Lewis International Complex

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Carl Lewis International Complex
Full name Tom Tellez Track at the Carl Lewis International Complex
Location Houston, Texas
Owner University of Houston System
Operator University of Houston
Capacity 6,000
Broke ground 1999
Opened 2000
Construction cost $4 Million[1]
Houston Cougars track & field (NCAA) (2000-Present)

The Tom Tellez Track at Carl Lewis International Complex, also known as simply Tom Tellez Track or Carl Lewis International Complex, is home to the Houston Cougars outdoor track & field teams. The facility is named after Tom Tellez and Carl Lewis, two of the most notable individuals to have been associated with the program.

The track features a European style design with wider curves and shorter straightaways than most U.S. tracks to enhance the speed of runners.[1]


  1. ^ a b Carpenter, Tom (2000-03-31). "UH's new facility to open this weekend". The Daily Cougar. Retrieved 2008-05-29. [dead link]

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Coordinates: 29°43′35″N 95°20′53″W / 29.72639°N 95.34806°W / 29.72639; -95.34806