Relays 2024 Alumni Events

Whether on the Blue Oval or on campus, Relays Week is where Bulldogs celebrate together. Mix road races, stadium action, and athletic feats with alumni tent parties, reunions, and on-campus events for the complete alumni Relays experience.

Browse Alumni and Community events going on during Relays Week 2024.

Alumni Events

April 25-27, 2024
50 Year Reunion
Join the Drake community and your fellow classmates for the 50 Year Reunion. It’s a weekend of reconnecting with classmates, celebrating Drake, recalling college days, and making new memories.

Thursday, April 25, 2024
Alumni Awards Ceremony
Every year, Drake University bestows outstanding alumni with the Alumni Awards. All are invited to attend the awards ceremony recognizing this year's winners.

Let's DU Drinks at the Blue Oval
Join fellow alumni and start your Drake Relays weekend at the Alumni tent on Thursday night!

Friday, April 26, 2024
All-Alumni Tent Party
Gather with ALL Alumni Bulldogs and meet old friends, make new connections, and celebrate together.

School of Education Alumni Gathering
Please join us for a School of Education alumni gathering during the All-Alumni Tent Party during Relays! Register below to receive a complimentary drink ticket and connect with Dean Ryan Wise, School of Education Faculty, and fellow alumni.

Double D Award Ceremony
Louis Carr, a former Drake track and field athlete, will be honored by Drake Athletics with the Double D Award for his athletic accomplishments at Drake and his continued success in his career and community engagement.

La Fuerza Latina Student & Alumni Gathering
Please join La Fuerza Latina’s executive council, active members and alumni for a relays celebration! We hope to connect current students with alumni from La Fuerza Latina and continue to build our alumni relations.

Saturday, April 27, 2024
Fleet Feet Alumni Social Run/Walk
Join Feet Fleet Des Moines, owned Andy Roat JO’83, for their Saturday Social Run/Walk to keep the excitement going during Drake Relays.

Young Alumni Brunch
What's the best way to spend the Saturday morning of Relays? If you're from the classes of 2013-2023, it's at the Young Alumni Brunch!

LGBTQ+ Alumni Mixer
In between all of the festivities, come to the Turner Jazz Center and relax at our casual LGBTQ+ Alumni Mixer hosted by the LGBTQ+ Alumni Association.

Campus Tour
No matter when you graduated, join us on this tour of Drake’s campus to hear how campus has transformed since you were a student, including learning about campus renovations, community growth, and upcoming projects.

CPHS Alumni & Friends Gathering
Come watch the Relays with CPHS from SCB 301!

Black Alumni Tent Party
Come join the Black Alumni Association for a party Saturday afternoon! Enjoy good company and take a stroll down memory lane with Drake Alums and friends. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

BCMB 25th Anniversary Celebration
Join us in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Drake University Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology (BCMB) Program. Re-connect with former classmates, alumni and faculty while celebrating the program and seeing the many changes on campus.

Relays SJMC Celebration & Meredith Unveiling 
Join us in celebrating the revitalization of Meredith Hall during Drake Relays weekend. Re-connect with former classmates, alumni and faculty while celebrating the renovations of this beloved space on campus. 


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