The New Zealand Track and Field championships marks the starts of sprinter Monique Williams' Olympic campaign.
Since finishing 6th in the 200m at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, Williams has endured two seasons hampered by niggly injuries.
Monique Williams says it's just nice to be injury free for the Nationals.
"It's unusual because it's Nationals and it's the biggest event of the year but I've just got to be a bit realistic and think of it as a stepping stone for me getting 100 percent healthy again and being able to handle the training and racing."
"Time-wise, for 100, I'd love to be sub-12 and then the 200, sub-24, get back in the 23s and that would be a good training type phase time."
She expects to be challenging the 23s Olympic qualifying mark during the European season in June and July.
Williams' first event is the 100m at 6.30pm tonight.
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