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Drake Relays 2010 Special Events Schedule

Friday, April 16

  • Drake campus Street Painting, 4 to 7 p.m., Painted Street on Carpenter Avenue

Saturday, April 17

  • Drake Student Activities Board Relays Parade, 2 p.m.; the
    parade will begin on University Avenue at 25th Street, proceed west to
    31st Street to Forest Avenue and finish on 25th Street.

Monday, April 19

  • 31st Annual Beautiful Bulldog Contest, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nollen Plaza in downtown Des Moines (Third and Locust streets).

Tuesday, April 20

  • Grand Blue Mile Street Run, beginning at 17th and West
    Locust Streets in downtown Des Moines; registration costs $20 for adult
    and $15 for youth runners. A full schedule is available online.

Wednesday, April 21

  • “Fake Relays,” featuring athletic teams from local
    businesses and organizations competing in various contests, noon, Court
    Avenue between Third and Fourth streets
  • Downtown Street
    Painting, Court Avenue between Third and Fourth streets; rain location
    is the atrium of Capital Square at Nollen Plaza
  • Women’s Heptathlon Day 1, 12 p.m., Drake Stadium, 27th Street and Forest Avenue
  • Men’s Decathlon, Day 1, 12:30 p.m., Drake Stadium
  • Relays Carnival, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Helmick Commons, north of the Olmsted Center parking lot at 28th Street and University Avenue

Thursday, April 22

  • Men’s Decathlon Day 2, 9:30 a.m., Drake Stadium
  • Women’s Heptathlon Day 2, 10 a.m., Drake Stadium
  • Drake Relays, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., Drake Stadium
  • Distance Carnival, 3 to 6 p.m., Drake Stadium
  • High School Field Events, 3 p.m., Drake Stadium
  • Hall of Fame Induction and Reception, 5:45 to 8:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main, 2507 University Ave.

Friday, April 23

  • Drake Relays, 8 a.m. to 4:25 p.m., Drake Stadium
  • “Relays Under the Lights,” 5:30 to 8:45 p.m., Drake Stadium
  • Court
    Avenue Relays Celebration, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Fourth Street and Court
    Avenue, downtown Des Moines, with live music by HelloGoodbye.

Saturday, April 24

  • 42nd Annual Drake Relays On the Road Race, 8 a.m. start for
    8 kilometer and half-marathon races; registration and route information
    is available online.

  • Drake Relays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Drake Stadium