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Penn Relays Rolling Out First Official Social Messaging App

The Penn Relays are partnering with a Penn startup for a new app that will be used to communicate official messages during the event.


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120th Penn Relays Underway In University City

More than a thousand high schools are competing in the three-day meet.


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On Their Mark: Penn Officials Ready To Raise Curtain on 120th Penn Relays

The Penn Relays begin Thursday, in West Philadelphia.


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USA Versus The World Competition At Penn Relays Saturday

The Penn Relays attract some of the world’s most accomplished sprinters, and they say running in front of the crowd here is like nothing else on this side of the Atlantic Ocean.


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Villanova Wins Penn Relays Women’s Distance Medley

Shortly after winning the college women’s distance medley relay Thursday in the Penn Relays, the Villanova runners were treated to a surprise.


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Security Is Tight As Penn Relays Get Underway

Penn security officials say they’re working with Philadlephia police, state and federal homeland security officials to ensure public safety.


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Scholastic Track-and-Field Elite Take Their Mark For 119th Penn Relays

High school girls’ races dominated the early events as the Penn Relays got into full swing at Franklin Field, on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania


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Security Tightened At Penn Relays

The Penn Relays are only days away, but Boston is still on everyone’s mind.


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Security Will Be Tighter at This Year’s Penn Relays

Attendees can help by showing up a little earlier than normal, and being prepared to be a little more patient in line.


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A Taste Of Food Inspired By The Caribbean Will Benefit Young Athletes

Some Philadelphia restaurants are offering a taste of the islands next week and part of the proceeds are going to young athletes coming to town for the Penn Relays.


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United States Wins All 6 Relays, Sets New Records At Penn Relays

The United States was flawless in all six relays in the “U.S.A. vs. the World” races at Franklin Field on Saturday.


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Penn Relays Get Underway With Women’s Events

Some 22,000 athletes have gathered in West Philadelphia for amateur racing’s biggest event: the Penn Relays.


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Local Organization Supports Caribbean High School Athletes

A local organization is looking to raise money to help Caribbean high school athletes as they make their way to the Penn Relays later this month.


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Rain Dampens Start Of Penn Relays, But Athletes Remain Sunny

“I think we did pretty good — this is our best time yet this season,” said Lindsay Sheehan, a freshman member of Pennridge High School’s women’s 4 x100 squad. “I know we can do better, but the weather wasn’t so great.”