PA-095 The Penn Relays

Marker text: THE PENN RELAYS

Founded 1895 on this site. Officially named The Penn Relay Carnival and hosted annually by the University of Pennsylvania. It gained recognition as the world's first and largest track and field relay meet and the nation's longest uninterrupted collegiate meet. The Relays have drawn top high school and college athletes from the U.S. and elsewhere and have been the scene of numerous American and world records.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1995

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