Please note: The 2020 Drake Relays have been postponed. This postponement also impacts all alumni programming scheduled to take place in conjunction with the Relays, including these events. Please visit our announcement for more details.


Relays 2020 - All Upcoming Events

Browse Alumni and Community events going on during Relays Week 2020.

Alumni Events

April 23, 2020
Alumni Awards Ceremony
All are invited to attend the awards ceremony recognizing this year's winners. 

April 23-25, 2020
50/60 Reunion
The classes of 1960 and 1970 are invited to celebrate their 50th and 60th reunions during Relays.

April 24, 2020
PAB Reunion
Join fellow Peer Advisory Board alumni for a reunion during Relays!

April 24, 2020
All-Alumni Tent Party
Gather with ALL Alumni Bulldogs and meet old friends, make new connections, and celebrate together.

April 24, 2020
CBPA Reception at the Tent Party
Join your fellow College of Business and Public Administration alumni at the All-Alumni Tent Party.

April 24, 2020
Veterans Reception at the Tent Party
Alumni who served in the military are invited to a veterans reception, held during the All-Alumni Tent Party. 

April 24, 2020
Don Adams: A Legacy of Leadership
Join us to honor Dr. Donald Adams' 50 years of service to Drake University.

April 24-26, 2020
Black Alumni Reunion
During Relays, Black alumni are invited to a reunion, celebrating Bulldog pride and the Black community at Drake.

April 25, 2020
Young Alumni Brunch
What's the best way to spend the Saturday morning of Relays? If you're from the classes of 2009-2019, it's at the Young Alumni Brunch!

April 25, 2020
Crew Scholars Reunion
Join fellow Crew Scholars alumni for a get-together during Relays.

April 25, 2020
LGBTQ+ Relays Reception
Join alumni and current students at the LGBTQ+ Reception during Relays.

April 25, 2020
CPHS Relays Reception
Join your fellow CPHS alumni and reconnect, meet with Dean Renae Chesnut, and toast to our special guests from the classes of 1960 and 1970.

April 25, 2020
SJMC Relays Reunion
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) is celebrating 100 years of communication education at Drake.


Community Events

March 30, 2020
Griff Gives Back
For the fifth year, pet lovers are invited to contribute to the Griff Gives Back pet food drive in conjunction with the Beautiful Bulldog Contest and lottery.

April 19, 2020
Beautiful Bulldog Contest
Forty 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.

April 19, 2020
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.

April 21, 2020
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.

April 25, 2020
Fleet Feet Social Run
Bulldogs! Come join your fellow alumni at Fleet Feet in the East Village for a 3 or 5 mile run on Saturday, April 25th at 8 a.m. Registration is free.

Vault at Capital Square
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