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Drake and Penn Relays provide packed weekend of televised track & field


INDIANAPOLIS -- Track & field fans are in for a treat as the Hy-Vee Drake Relays and USA vs. the World at the Penn Relay Carnival will air live on national television this weekend. Saturday includes over four straight hours of track & field coverage on NBCSN.

Hy-Vee Night at the Drake Relays kicks things off with live coverage from 8-9:30 p.m. ET on Universal Sports. The TV window includes Beijing World Championships Preview events in the men’s 110-meter hurdles, men’s 400 meters and men’s 400-meter hurdles, as well as the highly-anticipated inaugural women’s 800 meters. Also included in Friday’s Beijing World Championships Preview events are the men’s high jump and women’s pole vault.

Saturday is jam-packed with action from both Philadelphia and Des Moines, as Team USA takes to the track for USA vs. the World beginning with the BMW Men’s 4x100-meter relay. USATF.TV will pick up early Drake Relays coverage at 1:30 p.m. ET on Saturday before NBCSN airs more of the Beijing World Championship Preview events starting at 3 p.m. ET. Fans can tune back to USATF.TV for The Cool Down at 5 p.m. ET for post-event highlights, exclusive athlete interviews and behind-the-scenes content.

For a full Drake Relays schedule, please click here. For a full schedule of the Penn Relay Carnival, including USA vs. the World, please click here.

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Television Schedule - all times Eastern

Drake Relays

Friday, April 24 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm - Universal Sports/USATF.TV

Saturday, April 25 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm - USATF.TV

Saturday, April 25 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm - NBCSN

Saturday, April 25 - 5:00pm - The Cool Down on USATF.TV

USA vs. the World at the Penn Relays

Saturday, April 25 - 12:30pm – 3:00pm - NBCSN

USA vs. the World at the Penn Relays - Saturday, April 25

12:38 pm - BMW Men’s 4x100

12:50 pm - Nike Women's 4x100

2:00 pm - BMW Women's 4x200

2:10 pm - USATF Men's 4x200

2:35 pm - Nike Women's 4x400

2:52 pm - Nike Men's 4x400

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