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Track & Field

04/28/11 3:58am
No event in track and field captures the spectator’s attention quite like the steeplechase.
04/28/11 3:54am
Excited for the Penn Relays? Neither am I. Or at least not as excited as I was last year, when Usain Bolt descended upon Franklin Field
04/28/11 3:52am

The Relays inspire younger runners

Elementary school children have been running at the Relays since the early 1950s.
04/28/11 3:51am

Penn Relays expands borders in U.S. and Caribbean

A look at international participation in the Penn Relays.
04/28/11 3:46am
Legally blind sportswriter David Block has become a fixture at the Penn Relays.
04/28/11 3:45am

Relays fans grab some fast food

Athletes representing 59 different college conferences and over 60 different countries will compete in 318 combined running and field events at the Penn Relays. But outnumbering the many runners hungry to win this week will be the number of people just wanting to eat on the run.
04/28/11 3:40am
­­You may think the 100-meter is the fastest race, but you would be wrong. In less than fifty seconds, the 4x100 meter relay can produce the sweetest of melodies or the most discordant screeches. The symphony — and its four beautiful movements — have the power to move.
04/26/11 5:50am
As a freshman in college, I'm set to attend all three days of Penn Relays for the first time — and I'm praying they're just as good as I remember.
04/25/11 4:35am
Both teams combined for 23 top-three finishes across the various sections.
04/11/11 4:14am

Four qualify for IC4A Champs

Competing at the George Mason Invitational, four members of Penn men’s track and field posted IC4A Championship-qualifying times.
04/07/11 1:01am
For juniors Paige Madison and Victoria Strickland, running the 800-meter dash is paying dividends, no matter how painful it may be.
04/04/11 5:04am
In their second home meet, the Red and Blue combined for 14 victories at the Penn Invitational.
04/01/11 3:55am
The very first time Gabrielle Piper donned a Penn track jersey, she placed her name in Penn’s record books. Twice.
03/31/11 2:33am
Runner and 1997 College graduate Adria Sheth and her husband Brian have donated $1 million to endow the Betty J. Costanza Women’s Track & Field coaching position.
03/28/11 2:25am
In their first track meets at Franklin Field, Maalik Reynolds, Mason Smith, Karl Ingram and Gabrielle Piper all claimed big victories.
03/25/11 12:33am

Miler breaks into Penn’s all-time list

James Finucane, Penn track’s junior miler, projects humility. In fact, Finucane is so noticeably humble that one would not likely guess he is currently Penn’s fastest miler.
02/25/11 5:11am

Track heads to indoor heps

This weekend, Penn’s track and field team will travel to the Armory, a state-of-the-art indoor track facility in Manhattan, to compete at the indoor track Heptagonal Championships.
02/22/11 3:04am

Freshman builds on strong fall

In high school, Conner Paez knew how to run hard. But as a freshman at Penn, he could never take a break.
01/18/11 5:47am
In his first competition for the Red and Blue, highly-touted freshman high jumper Maalik Reynolds has already put his stamp on the Penn program.
01/16/11 11:55pm

Freshmen fuel track to success

The women were triumphant at the Navy Invitational, and two hundred miles up the coast, the men’s team finished third at the Saturday Night at the Armory Invitational in New York, N.Y.