While the Penn Relays are making a comeback after a three-year hiatus, excitement for the competition has endured as tradition through the Penn track and field team.
Just a day before the Penn Relays were slated to begin, Allyson Felix has pulled out of the meet for undisclosed reasons.
While the Penn Relays will host numerous races and competitors over the course of its three days, three particular races stand out among all the others.
Since her time competing at the Penn Relays as a high school star, Sydney McLaughlin will return to Franklin Field a two-time gold medalist and current world record holder in the 400m hurdles.
The world's oldest and largest track and field meet will have a new face at the helm this time around, as Penn track and field coach Steve Dolan has assumed the high-intensity reins.
Nia Akins will be making her return to Franklin Field this weekend when she competes in the 600-meter race against two former Olympians.
When the Penn Relays commence next weekend for the first time in three years, several athletes will look to ride their Tokyo Olympics momentum into the competition.
At the Penn-hosted Big 5 meet over the weekend, many Quakers shined, but none more than Victoria Agyin, who won the long jump event with the fifth-furthest distance in program history.
Young Quakers is a Netter Center program that partners varsity Penn athletes with K-8 students at Penn's University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) in West Philadelphia.
Penn track and field has been putting the pen to the record book like a habit, and the Penn Challenge proved no exception in the Quakers breaking personal and program bests.
Tamara Grahovac, a Canada native, started out as a basketball player before becoming a track star at Penn.
Due to begin construction this August and be completed by May of 2024, the facility, named the Jane and David Ott Center for Track & Field, will become the new hub for Penn’s track and field program.
Over the weekend, Penn men’s and women’s track and field set several new program records at The Armory’s 2022 Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor T&F Championships.
Only four Quakers have ever run a sub-four-minute mile in indoor competition. One of them is current senior Ray Sellaro.
This year, the consistent success now characteristic of the Penn program has continued. The Quakers concluded the first month of the new year with several new entries into their history book.
As the indoor track and field teams head into a crucial stretch of their season, we check in on some of the top competitors in the program.
The Quakers continued their momentum from last week’s Penn 10-Team Select and had a strong showing in New York.
Despite the pandemic shutting down her junior track season, senior Ariana Gardizy has not missed a beat, leading the Quakers to success on the track as a captain and competing in international track competitions while balancing nursing research and her occupation as a realtor.
Despite COVID-19 restrictions across the Ivy League limiting athletic participation in spring 2021, several athletics teams in that part of the season were able to participate in limited capacity.
Injury is something sophomore cross country and track and field runner Liv Morganti knows all too well.