Penn Relays

Penn Relays

The official name of the event is the Penn Relay Carnival, but most people know the nation’s oldest track and field competition as the Penn Relays. Scheduled for April 22 through 24 this year, the 2010 Penn Relays will mark the 116th year of the famed outdoor sports tradition.

The Relays feature a wide range of track and field events for high school, collegiate and post-collegiate athletes; more than 33 hours of competition, with one race held about every five minutes and more than 22,000 entrants participating. Tickets range in price from $20 to $52, depending on the day of competition and the seat location. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.ThePennRelays.com or call 1-888-PENN-TIX.

Originally published on April 8, 2010