Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Philadelphia’s Power 99 FM, WDAS FM and Smooth Jazz 1480 AM announced today that they are teaming up with the Penn Relays, the historic track and field competition, on April 24-26, 2014. WDAS FM will be on site and Power 99 FM’s weekday host, Cappuchino, will broadcast live from Franklin Field (235 South 33rd Street Philadelphia PA 19104) on Saturday April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The 120th Penn Relays will be held at Franklin Field (33rd and South Street). Saturday’s activities will include the USA vs. the World events, the annual competitions between the best track athletes in the United States against athletes from around the world. Power 99 FM’s sports reporter, Eddie F, will present awards to the winners of the Saturday races.
“We are proud to sponsor such a historic event that brings the best talent in track and field to Philadelphia from all over the world,” said Derrick Corbett, Director of Urban Programming, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Philadelphia.
The Penn Relays began in April 1895 and have become the oldest and largest attended track and field competition in the United States, and one of the most attended track events in the world. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Philadelphia has been the Penn Relays media sponsor since 2005. In addition to the track and field events, there will be vendors and other festivities to provide entertainment for the athletes as well as the fans. Since 1996, Penn Relays has averaged more 100,000 attendees. For more information visit www.thepennrelays.com.
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