Varsity one-mile relay teams competing at Penn Relays College Championship, Philadelphia, PA, 1906.
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Runners crossing the finish line.

Credit: Courtesy of the University Archives and Records Center, University of Pennsylvania

First staged in 1895, the Penn Relays is the nation's largest and oldest and largest track and field competition. It is also the most democratic, for the Relays hosts competitions for high school and physically handicapped athletes as well as world-class competitors.

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