Weekend preview: Team Canada in action at Penn Relays; Canadian Half Marathon Championships in Montreal

Penn Relays Carnival – Saturday April 27

A contingent of 28 athletes, including nine 2012 Olympians, will race this weekend at in the USA vs. the World portion of the 2013 Penn Relays Carnival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Canada will field relay teams in the men’s 4×100-metres, men’s 4×400-metres, men’s distance medley relay, women’s 4×100-metres, women’s 4×400-metres and women’s 4×800-metres.

USA vs. the World Schedule

12:45pm ET Women’s 4x800m
1:35pm ET BMW Men’s 4x100m
1:45pm ET Nike Women’s 4x100m
2:05pm ET Men’s Distance Medley
2:35pm ET BMW Women’s 4x400m
2:52pm ET Nike Men’s 4x400m

@AthleticsCanada will be live tweeting throughout the event, you can also follow our Penn Relays’ athletes: Devin Biocchi (@DevBiocchi), Melissa Bishop (@BishopMelissa), Alicia Brown (@_AliciaBrown), Jared Connaughton (@jncoolc), Shai-Anne Davis (@JP93_), Crystal Emmanuel (@pinkypie91), Geoff Harris (@geoff800), Tremaine Harris (@TreHarris92), Kimberly Hyacinthe (@kimhyacinthe), Segun Makinde (@SegunMakinde), Jenna Martin (@Mz_Can_eh_D_n), Noelle Montcalm (@noellemontcalm), Cheria Morgan (@_MyCheriAmour), Amonn Nelson (@Amonnruns), Lemlem Ogbasilassie (@lilyrun), Philip Osei (@osei_showabs), Michael Robertson (@mikerobertson17), Gavin Smellie (@GavinSmellie), Kyle Smith (@runsmitty), Justyn Warner (@justynwarner).

Canadian Half Marathon Championships Sunday

The Canadian Half Marathon Championships are set for Montreal on Sunday in conjunction with the Banque Scotia 21k. A number of elite Canadians will be vying for national titles, click here for the full story.


Emily Hooper
Coordinator, Public Relations and Corporate Services
Athletics Canada
(613) 260-5580 x.3332


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