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Penn Relays

Video: Penn Relays USA vs. the World recap

Sunday, April 28, 2013, 8:37 AM
After Saturday's USA vs. the World races at the Penn Relays, I got together with the Inquirer's Joe Juliano to recap the afternoon's biggest events at Franklin Field. Read more

Live coverage: Day 3 of the 2013 Penn Relays

Saturday, April 27, 2013, 12:30 AM
It's the biggest day of the weekend at Franklin Field, as stars from the Olympics arrive for the USA vs. the World races. Follow along below for live updates on all of the action. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post comments. Read more

Photos: Up close with the Penn Relays steeplechase

Friday, April 26, 2013, 8:04 PM
I've long been fascinated by the steeplechase at the Penn Relays, and I know I'm not alone. As the sun sets on Thursday night, what's left of the crowd migrates over to the northeast corner of Franklin Field and casts its gaze upon a big pit of water. Over the course of an hour, dozens of runners... Read more

Live coverage: Day 2 of the 2013 Penn Relays

Friday, April 26, 2013, 12:30 AM
Thursday was fun. Let's do it again today, shall we? If there's a result you want to know about or a memory you want to share, come on by and post a comment. We're sure to have plenty to talk about. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post comments. Read more

Live coverage: Day 1 of the 2013 Penn Relays

Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10:34 PM
There's no better sign of the arrival of sunshine and warm weather than the start of the Penn Relays. Though it took spring a while to shoo winter out of town, it's finally time to return to the fabled track at Franklin Field. This year marks the 119th edition of the world's laragest outdoor track... Read more

Live coverage: Day 3 of the 2012 Penn Relays

Saturday, April 28, 2012, 8:21 AM
(Jonathan Tannenwald/ It's USA vs the World day here at Franklin Field, which means the stands will be packed to see some of the world's best runners. NBC will broadcast the Olympic-level events from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern, so tune in if you want to watch. I'll also be providing live... Read more

Live coverage: Day 2 of the 2012 Penn Relays

Friday, April 27, 2012, 7:30 AM
(Jonathan Tannenwald/ After the college women and high school girls took the spotlight yesterday, today the college men and high school boys will be on center stage. Before we get started, here are links today's stories and multimedia to check out: Villanova star Reid gets her first... Read more

Video: Villanova's Sheila Reid finally wins at the Penn Relays

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 10:02 PM
Sheila Reid finally has her Penn Relays watch. Villanova's anchor leg in the college women's distance medley relay talks about what it took to lead the Wildcats to the Championship of America at the 2012 Penn Relays. (Video by Joe Juliano/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Video: Local college storylines at Penn Relays

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 4:27 PM
Joe Juliano and I got together for a quick chat Thursday afternoon to look at some of the major storylines for local college teams at the Penn Relays. We discussed whether Villanova's Sheila Reid can finally add a Championship of America to her long résumé of success; whether Villanova's... Read more

Video: A homecoming for Kansas State's Krais, Virginia Tech's Nugent

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 3:16 PM
In past years, Ryann Krais and Leah Nugent made names for themselves in the high school girls competitions at the Penn Relays. This year, both runners are back to compete at the college level. Krais won the 400-meter hurdles Championship of America four years ago when at Methacton High School. She... Read more
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Soft Pretzel Logic is's college sports blog, with a primary focus on the University of Pennsylvania. You'll also see coverage of the Big 5, other major college sports events in the region, and the annual Penn Relays track and field meet.

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