Category: Penn Relays

Penn Welcomes The Nation… And Beyond

More than 1,000 high schools are entered to compete at the Penn Relays, including high numbers from both the Caribbean and Africa.

Bill Cosby’s in the House!

The Relays wouldn’t be complete without a visit from Bill Cosby, who is holding court on the Franklin Field infield…

And We’re Off…

The 117th Penn Relays are underway. The weather forecast is ominous, with rain predicted, but the morning began with sunshine…

Goodnight . . . . The Hall

Thanks for visiting our blog during this 3 day meet.  We had record attendance, record enthusiasm, and some great races. …

54,310!

The biggest crowd in the 116-year history of the Penn Relays packed into Franklin Field today and when the counting…

Bolt-Mania

An interesting t-shirt with an opinion on the speed of our friend Mr. Bolt.

Usain Bolt Is In The House

Usain Bolt has arrived at Franklin Field. He’s warming up on the infield and the crowd is loving it. Speaking…

Saturday at the Relays

We are underway at the track and currently in the midst of almost four hours of heats of the high…

Attendance Update: Can We Bolt to a Record?

Friday’s attendance is 38,904—the seventh best Friday in Relays history. Combined with Thursday’s 24,132 (6th best Thursday), we’re at 63,036….

Everybody likes Jello Pudding Pops (or I Spy Bill Cosby)

Bill Cosby, a regular at our meet and a multi-time participant, was in the building today starting the elementary school…

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