drake relays 2018 live Stream Watch Online, Drake Relays 2018 winners, highlights and complete coverage, Native Iowan Jenny Simpson broke the U.S. record in the two-mile race to highlight Friday’s session of the Drake Relays.
The Pingel siblings – Wade, Jordan, Kiki, and Annika–the older three Pella alumni, and Annika a Pella High senior, are all participating in the 109th Drake Relays. Their mother Kari is a long-time assistant coach with the Pella Lady Dutch track and field team, and tells KNIA/KRLS News it is a special moment for her family, and she’s thankful for all the support they’ve received to make it back to the famous Blue Oval, including the many athletes that competed with her children over the years, as well as the coaches and community members who volunteered their time to help shape them.
Simpson, who was born in Webster City, improved to 11-0 in Drake Relays events.”The record was hard. It was really windy, and I was out there on my own. I talked to my coach about how I was really putting myself in a vulnerable position by going out hard and being alone with all the wind. But I really wanted to do it for the fans, even though the conditions weren’t perfect,” Simpson said.Vashti Cunningham of the U.S. won the women’s elite high jump, clearing 6 feet, 4.25 inches.American Sam Kendricks set a meet record in the pole vault, posting a 19-1.5 on a warm and windy night at Drake Stadium.
The 2018 Drake Relays Presented by Hy-Vee is broadcast live from Drake Stadium via USATF.TV and NBCSN coverage.NBCSN will broadcast the Relays on Saturday from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Beginning at 4 p.m., NBC Sports Gold will provide a live stream of the Relays.The USATF.TV broadcast will require a RunnerSpace +PLUS subscription. All events from the USATF.TV and NBCSN broadcast windows will be made available for on-demand viewing on USATF.TV.