2013 US national track championships in Des Moines

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Next year's U.S. national outdoor track and field championships will be at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

USA Track & Field announced its choice for 2013 on Wednesday.

Des Moines also hosted the event in 2010. It's the site of the annual Drake Relays and will have this year's NCAA outdoor track championships.

In a statement released by USATF, interim CEO Mike McNees praised Des Moines' "energy for track and field."