Sport: Rival Relays

Among U. S. intercollegiate and interscholastic sports, track & field is unique in its economy. A large part of it is concentrated into two events: the Penn Relay Carnival at Philadelphia and the Drake Relay Carnival at Des Moines, huge rival track & field conventions that draw a combined total of 5,000 competitors. Last week, held simultaneously as usual, these two carnivals sent the outdoor track & field season off to a running start.

At Des Moines, in the 28th Drake Relays, there were 39 events, 184 schools represented, 2,000 competitors. In the 43rd...

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