Relays 2024 Community Events

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

March 18—April 22, 2024
Griff Gives Back
For the ninth year, pet lovers are invited to contribute to the Griff Gives Back pet food drive.

April 21 – April 27, 2024
Drake Relays
Attend one of the top track and field events in the United States: The Drake Relays.

Sunday, April 21, 2024
Drake Road Races
Be a part of America's Athletic Classic as the 5K, 10K, and half marathon distances all finish in Drake Stadium on the world famous Blue Oval.

Sunday, April 21, 2024
Beautiful Bulldog Contest
Thirty English Bulldogs walk the pup-way to impress judges in hopes of being crowned the Most Beautiful Bulldog. The winner then serves a year-long reign as the Drake Relays mascot and the Most Beautiful Bulldog.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Grand Blue Mile
The Grand Blue Mile is the Midwest's premier community street run for all ages and abilities. Held annually since 2010, the Grand Blue Mile has hosted more than 35,000 participants from 36 states, six countries, and four continents.


Supporters just like you help to make a difference every day.