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Track & Field

08/05/10 3:24am

Incoming recruit keeps raising the bar

High school All-American Maalik Reynolds is looking to reach new heights at Penn — on both the track and basketball teams.
05/27/10 5:08am
For two Penn track and field athletes, the year-long wait after a heartbreaking finish last May is finally over.
04/29/10 12:55am

Stepping up for Heps

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.
04/26/10 6:35am
Despite crowds that topped 115,000 over three days, the Penn Relays did not intimidate the Penn track and field teams.
04/26/10 2:32am
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.
04/24/10 5:34am

Penn Relays 2010 live blog

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.
04/22/10 4:58am
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.
04/22/10 4:54am

Penn Relays | Red and Blue seniors ready to leave final mark at Relays

A strong senior class will be leading the Quakers as they attempt to defend their home turf.
04/22/10 4:53am
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.
04/22/10 4:52am

Penn Relays | In America, race walkers take funny looks in stride

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.
04/22/10 4:51am
Nearly 20 athletes who are visually impaired or have amputated limbs will compete at Relays.
04/22/10 4:51am

Penn Relays | The Brotherhood of the Traveling Shoes

The story of Usain Bolt's famous Golden Pumas, and how their lore found its beginning and its end at the Penn Relays.
04/22/10 4:49am

Penn Relays | Youth competition is an old tradition

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.
04/22/10 4:47am
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.
04/20/10 4:04am

Relays take on Olympic proportions

Monday, USA Track and Field announced the relay pools for the USA vs. The World events, which includes several famous Olympians like Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell and Michael Frater.
04/19/10 3:50am

Ithaca isn’t gorges for Quakers track

On Saturday, the Penn women’s track and field team battled both Cornell and harsh weather conditions during their dual meet in Ithaca, N.Y.
04/14/10 3:14am
Saturday wasn’t the first time coach Gwen Harris and the rest of the team heard the sprinters’ rap, but posting three under-25-second 200-meter runners isn’t the result of just a good pump-up song.
04/12/10 4:43am

Jumping past Princeton at Quad meet

Penn edged out the Tigers by six points, 89-83. Yale was a distant third with 25 points.
04/09/10 5:04am

Usain Bolt to run in Penn Relays

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt announced yesterday that he will again be competing at the Penn Relays in the men’s 4x100 relay as part of the USA versus The World event.
04/02/10 2:51am

Penn track runs home

Fresh off the Villanova Outdoor Duals and Maryland Invitational, the Penn men’s and women’s track and field teams will return to competition this Saturday. Besides Penn Relays, the Penn Invite will be the Quakers’ only home meet this season.