More than 1,000 high schools are entered to compete at the Penn Relays, including high numbers from both the Caribbean and Africa.
Tickets for Saturday—including the USA vs The World races—are still on sale. But they are no longer available online. You must buy them at the Franklin Field box office. (Click here for directions.)
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. That means we need 51,159 to break the all-time Carnival three-day record of 114,194 (set in 2006). The Saturday record is 50,827, from ’02.
Flotrack.org has live online streaming of the Penn Relays (except for the portion of Saturday’s races that will air on ESPN2). Check it out by clicking here.
The 2010 Penn Relays continue to experience various changes to the facility because of the closing and reconstruction of South Street Bridge and progress on the development of the Athletic Department grounds. Check the Relays website (http://ThePennRelays.com) regularly for maps and updates.
2010 will mark the first year that the Penn Relays registration will be paperless. While this helps speed up the registration process and reduce delays, it will also contribute to a greening of the Penn Relays by elminating ALOT of paper and mail. High schools, colleges and Olympic development participants will be emailed registration information the week of [...]