The powerhouse sprint squads at Florida and Texas A&M will square off at this year’s Penn Relays, with LSU and Florida State ready in the wings should anyone slip up. A&M won the NCAA Indoor 4×4 last month, in 3:04.40, and would seem to be the favorite in that event – except that Florida ran [...]
The three schools that have dominated the women’s sprint relays this decade return for 2010 – LSU, Texas A&M and South Carolina. They will be joined by a host of talented challengers – Auburn, Texas, Clemson, Arkansas, Miami, Florida State, Penn State, UTech – and one surprising newcomer to the Relays, the Oregon Ducks.
For a team that’s never won a race at the 115-year-old Penn Relays, the Oregon Ducks are getting a lot of attention this year. On the men’s side, they have entered the three distance relay races – the 4×800, distance medley relay and 4xmile. They have the horses to contend in all three. Although they [...]
Sarah Bowman ran on three championship distance relay teams for Tennessee at last year’s Penn Relays, was named Outstanding Competitor, then graduated a month later. Yet Coach J.J. Clark’s Volunteers are back with a powerhouse women’s group this season and again are the team to beat. That’s in part because they have Phoebe Wright, Kimarra [...]
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.
After a long weekend of getting information together on the Penn Relays, the schedule for the 2010 Carnival is now online. Click here to access it. If you click on an event, the entries will show up, with one exception. That exception is the college events, which won’t be posted online for another week. And [...]
As of Sunday, the complete field for the high school portion of the Penn Relays has been completed and the latest events, the 4×800-meter and distance medley relays for both boys and girls, are online (click here). Actually, the schedule for the entire Carnival is nearly complete and it should be online tonight. The countdown [...]
If you have been wavering about whether to go to the Penn Relays in two weeks, the ante was just upped. That’s because Usain Bolt will be running in the USA vs. the World 4×100-meter relay for Jamaica at the 116th edition of the Carnival at Franklin Field on Saturday, April 24. Bolt shot to [...]
The highly anticipated high school acceptances to this years Penn Relays are now available. http://pennrelaysonline.com/Registration/HSAcceptances.aspx Congratulations to all the athletes and good luck at this year’s meet!
Joining us at Franklin Field in Philadelphia this year? Check out the 2010 Penn Relays Fan Guide (PDF). It has some great information on where the different events will be held, planning tips, directions, parking, accommodations and some nearby places to eat and stay. Don’t forget, tickets are now on sale! Purchase online at http://bit.ly/cUv222 [...]
Penn Relays renewal customers can now select additional seats for the 2010 Relays. Please log in to your account by using your Quaker E-Pass Login and Password, which can be found on your 2010 Penn Relays ticket invoice. UPDATE: TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE. Thursday and Friday Purchase Thursday Tickets Purchase Friday Tickets Seat Type [...]