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How many universities offer up-close, even behind-the-scenes, access to a world-class track and field meet? At Drake, you’ll have an unparalleled opportunity to experience one of the nation’s premier track and field events: The Drake Relays. But ask any Drake student, and he or she will tell you the Relays is much more than a track meet. In fact, many students say Relays is the greatest week of the year.

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Boom Boom Bingo

Play bingo while jamming out to a DJ. There will be extra light and sound equipment and tons of prizes.

Street Painting: Paint it Black

Take a stand against racism. Join together with students, faculty, and staff to sign your name in the circular drive on the west end of Painted Street, which...

Glow Hip Hop

Hip Hop class from the Rec Center with tons of glow-in-the-dark items.

Virtual Relays Trivia Night

Join us for a virtual Relays trivia night on Zoom! Questions will be about Drake, Relays, the track and field events, and more. Virtual gift cards will be...

4/20 6pm
Virtual Event
Relays Carnival

Join us for our traditional big carnival that features events carefully selected to minimize contact. We will also have raffles, food, and giveaways.

Free Movie Friday: Back to the Future

In this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is thrown back into the '50s when an experiment by his eccentric...