Sport: Penn Relays

In a cold, windy drizzle, in front of an uncomfortable crowd in raincoats with newspapers spread over their knees, athletes from 500 schools and colleges, goose-fleshed in their shorts, competed in the annual Penn Relays carnival at Philadelphia.

Decathlon, Weather has more effect on this than any other event, for all ten efforts of the decathlon must be made in one day. To perform ten feats of strength, speed and agility in one day is hard even with the sun shining. Weary, disheveled, muscle-sore were the seven contestants at the day's end, but for...

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