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Early image of the Drake Relays Carnival. Year is not known. Runners from the University of Chicago and Iowa State University are visible.
Drake Relays Program Cover, 2000, Bob Ehrhart
Cover of the 91st Drake Relays Program. Pictured is Relays Director Bob Ehrhart, who retired from the position in 2000.
Drake Relays Special Weather Report, 1963
The Drake Relays were sensitive to the perception that the Relays always seem to be held in inclement weather. Various documents and press releases such as this were created to battle the belief, and to encourage participation and attendance.
Drake Relays, 2001, Steeplechase
Jason Fayant of the University of Washington falls in the men's steeplechase, as Levente Timar of the Unversity of Northern Iowa pulls ahead.
Drake Relays, Buttons
Buttons advertising the Drake Relays from various years.
Drake Times-Delphic, 1938, Stars Assault World Record
A Drake Times-Delphic about the possibility of a world record being broken at the Drake Relays.
Drake Times-Delphic, 1942, Nation's Top Athletes Set Sights
Drake Times-Delphic articles previewing the 1942 Drake Relays as well as the Drake teams that will compete.
Drake Relays Parade, 1964
A painted student strikes a pose in the 1964 Drake Relays Parade.
Drake Relays Parade, 1950s
Students dressed as nurses ride on a float in the Drake Relays Parade. The names of local hospitals are on the side of the float.
Drake Relays Parade, 1950s, Joyce Rice
Joyce Rice marches past the Iowa State Capitol in a Drake Relays Parade.