WMMR’s CaseyBoy To “Ring The Bell” At Penn Relays

April 26

The 128th running of the Penn Relays, the oldest and largest track and field competition in the United States. takes place this week at Franklin Field with competitions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Each year, historic Franklin Field draws crowds of more than 110,000 to watch some of the world’s top track and field athletes compete. Over 15,000 athletes compete across three days at Franklin Field ranging from High School, College, Professional, and Masters.

Participating High Schools travel from across the US and the Caribbean Islands. Nearly 200 premiere colleges/universities, including many of the Top 25 programs in Division I. Professional is considered our Olympic Development section, which includes Global Relays this year. Masters are older competitors, a fan favorite!

Some of the top Olympic athletes in attendance, include Vashti Cunningham, Oliver Hoare, Ajee Wilson, Natoya Goule, and plenty of other Olympic medalists and world champions.

Two-time Olympian Vashti Cunningham is the daughter of retired NFL QB Randall Cunningham. She is one of the top high jumpers in the world currently ranking seventh, she has won every high jump US outdoor national title since 2017 and every high jump US indoor national title since 2016. Vashti placed sixth at The Olympic Games in Tokyo (2021) and 11th in Rio (2016)

Australian Olympian Oliver Hoare is a World Cross Country Championships bronze medalist, Commonwealth Games winner in the 1,500m, and finished 11th in the 1,500m Final at The Olympic Games in Tokyo

WMMR’s Caseyboy will be on site  on Friday, April 26 from noon – 2pm. He will be covering the action and reporting live during Pierre Roberts’s show. Check ins can be heard live on 93.3 WMMR and streaming on wmmr.com.

Those in attendance should keep an eye out for Casey taking on an array of special responsibilities during the event. He is set to be the honorary bell ringer for the College Women’s Distance Medley Race and hold the tape at the finish line for select events.

CaseyBoy is also set to tour the food concessions and vendor village. A full report will be coming to give weekend spectators a taste of what to expect.

Tickets and info at PennRelays.com.

 

 

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