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Drake celebrates 99th Relays with special events

April 9, 2008
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CONTACT: Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119, lisa.lacher@drake.edu

 

Drake University is celebrating the 99th running of Relays with a week of special events that includes the "Fake Relays," where teams from local businesses and organizations compete in various contests from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today (Tuesday, April 22) at Nollen Plaza in downtown Des Moines.

The schedule of specail events for the remainder of the week appears below:

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23

  • Relays Carnival featuring inflatable obstacle courses, caricatures, photo booths and carnival food, 4:30 to 8 p.m., Helmick Commons

     

  • Drake Relays Invitational Pole Vault, 6 to 8 p.m., Jordan Creek Town Center, Center Court, West Des Moines

     

     

THURSDAY, APRIL 24

 

  • Drake Relays Invitational High Jump, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nollen Plaza, downtown Des Moines

     

FRIDAY, APRIL 25

 

  • Drake Relays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Drake Stadium; various ticket packages available, call 515-271- 3647

     

  • Alumni Tent Lunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., between Herriott Hall and Harvey Ingham Hall

     

  • Court Avenue Block Party, live music by Towncrier and Electric Junction, 7 p.m., downtown Des Moines

     

SATURDAY, APRIL 26

 

  • Drake Relays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Drake Stadium; various ticket packages available, call 515-271- 3647