The outdoor track and field season continues to ramp up with two of the most storied U.S. meets Saturday.
The 120th Penn Relays in Philadelphia and the 105th Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa, will air back to back on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET.
The professional events at the Penn Relays are dubbed “USA vs. The World” with matchups generally coming down to the U.S. and Jamaica. The Drake Relays include individual and relay events featuring Olympic champions.
Penn Relays, 12:30 p.m. ET; Drake Relays, 3 p.m. ET — CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE
Here are highlighted Penn Relays events:
Women’s 4x100m relay (12:35 p.m.) — Olympic silver medalist Kerron Stewart, 2013 World Championships silver medalist Alexandria Anderson.
Men’s 4x100m relay (1:05 p.m.) — Olympic medalists Justin Gatlin, Walter Dix and Michael Frater.
Women’s sprint medley relay (1:15 p.m.) — 2013 World Championships silver medalist Alexandria Anderson.
Men’s distance medley relay (2:05 p.m.) — Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano.
Women’s 4x400m relay (2:35 p.m.) — Olympic and world medalists DeeDee Trotter, Jessica Beard and Shericka Williams.
Men’s 4x400m relay (2:52 p.m.) — Bahamas’ entire Olympic gold medal team; U.S. Olympian Manteo Mitchell.
Here are highlighted Drake Relays events:
Women’s high jump (2:45 p.m.) — Olympic silver medalist Brigetta Barrett, 2012 Olympian Chaunte Lowe.
Women’s 400m hurdles (3:10 p.m.) — Olympic silver medalist Lashinda Demus, 2008 Olympian Tiffany Ross-Williams.
Men’s pole vault (3:15 p.m.) — Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie.
Women’s 100m hurdles (3:36 p.m.) — 2008 Olympic champion Dawn Harper-Nelson, 2013 world champion Brianna Rollins, 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Kellie Wells.
Men’s 4x110m shuttle hurdle relay (3:52 p.m.) — Olympic champion Aries Merritt, 2013 world champion David Oliver.
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