With the end of cross country season and the onset of winter, the collegiate runner moves into a new phase of competition. But despite the biting cold and icy roads, training goes on as usual.
Senior cross country runner Jeff Weinstein debated transferring to avoid tough Ivy restrictions on eligibility.
Realizing their team goal, the Red and Blue took fourth place at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y. The women’s team finished in sixth, marking their best result since 2007.
With the realization that only two races remain before their collegiate cross-country careers conclude, Penn’s three seniors are determined to make their final miles their swiftest yet.
Even after more than 10 visits to Van Cortlandt Park in the last four years, the Quakers don't feel that familiarity breeds contempt.
Both teams took first place in their first meet of the season at the Fordham Fiasco among fourteen other squads and over 300 runners at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, N.Y.
High school All-American Maalik Reynolds is looking to reach new heights at Penn — on both the track and basketball teams.
For two Penn track and field athletes, the year-long wait after a heartbreaking finish last May is finally over.
While the Penn track team will go from racing in front of over 54,000 fans at the Penn Relays to a far smaller crowd at Princeton, N.J., the stakes will be much higher at next weekend’s Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.
Despite crowds that topped 115,000 over three days, the Penn Relays did not intimidate the Penn track and field teams.
Usain Bolt pleased the crowd Saturday, taking just 8.79 seconds to anchor Jamaica’s 4x100-meter team to a record-setting victory in the USA vs. The World event.
Read through the replays of the DP Sports staff's live blogs from Friday and Saturday at Franklin Field for the 116th running of The Penn Relays.
Tomorrow evening, a different sort of team will take the track. Runners will be racing not for high school or college pride, but rather as representatives of the companies that employ them.
A strong senior class will be leading the Quakers as they attempt to defend their home turf.
According to Penn Relays director Dave Johnson, Usain Bolt’s attendance at this year’s Penn Relays is the “biggest international appearance” in 81 years.
Even race walking competitors know their sport can look a little silly. But as they gear up for the Relays, they also know their event requires a mental fortitude unknown to traditional runners.
Nearly 20 athletes who are visually impaired or have amputated limbs will compete at Relays.
The story of Usain Bolt's famous Golden Pumas, and how their lore found its beginning and its end at the Penn Relays.
While just being in the same area code as Bolt is exciting enough, approximately 750 middle and junior high students running for glory at Franklin Field.
For the Penn track and field program and many of its competitors, the Penn Relays is not only an important college competition, but also an opportunity to jump start next year’s recruiting process.