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Relays Week gets set at Comegys school

Greg Johnson

Penn Today

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Penn Relays Week entered the starting blocks on Monday, April 23, at Benjamin B. Comegys School in West Philadelphia, featuring students in the Young Quakers Community Athletics program. Young Quakers, an after-school initiative operated by the Netter Center for Community Partnerships and Penn Athletics, partnered with USA Track & Field to present the RunJumpThrow event, which taught students from Comegys, Lea, and Hamilton elementary schools the fundamentals of running, jumping, and throwing, alongside athletes from Penn’s track & field teams; USA Track & Field and Penn Relay alums Mark Everett and Erin Donohue; and Independence Blue Cross’ Blue Crew.