Penn Invitational
Penn Invitational
April 23, 2016
Hosted by Penn Running Club

Race Information

Course Location:
The historic Franklin Field track, site of the Penn Relays
Philadelphia, PA

Terrain: Historic Franklin Field 9-lane track, established in 1895 but newly resurfaced last summer!

Spikes can be worn at the runner's discretion.

Awards: Decorative Penn Invitational glasses will be given to event winners of both genders!

Event Schedule:  (Subject to Change)

:00 AM - See BELOW for Full Schedule!

Other Information

Hotel information:
The Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown


The hotel is in downtown Philadelphia, 1.3 miles from the Penn campus and 0.8 from Freedom Hall and other historic attractions! This was the same hotel used for the NIRCA Winter Conference in January!

The Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia-Midtown is at:

1305 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The Franklin Field track is at:

235 S 33rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

To get to Franklin Field from the hotel, simply walk, take taxis, or take the SEPTA subway down Walnut St to S 33rd St, then go south one block to the stadium!

Social Event:
Rumor is that DUTC may be throwin' down Saturday night -- shortest running shorts advised

T-shirt: Y

Other information:
Come join the Penn Running Club and dozens of other clubs from across the nation for one of club running's biggest and most competitive spring track meets!

Signup Form: link

Please contact our meet director Alex Evans ( for any inquiries about payment!

Race Webpage: link

Full Schedule:
12:00pm: Field Open for Warm Up
1:00pm: Rolling Start of events in order:
- Women's 4x800m
- Men's 4x800m
- Women's SMR (400, 200, 200, 800)
- Men's SMR (400, 200, 200, 800)
- Women's Open Mile
- Men's Open Mile
- Women's 4x200m
- Men's 4x200m
- Women's DMR (1200, 400, 800, 1600)
- Men's DMR (1200, 400, 800, 1600)
- Women's 4x100m
- Men's 4x100m
- Women's 4x1600m
- Men's 4x1600m
- Women's 4x400m
- Men's 4x400m
- Awards Ceremony

Registration Information:

Registration opens on February 8, 2016
Registration closes on April 20, 2016 at 11:59pm

Cost: $20 per runner or $200 per team.

Checks payable to: Penn Running Club

Cancellation Policy:
NOTE: The "Cost per Team" is actually a cap per *gender*, so the maximum is theoretically $400 per team.

Course Map: