What: The 118th Penn Relays.
When: Wednesday through Saturday.
Where: Franklin Field on Penn campus, 33rd Street between Walnut and South Streets.
TV: Saturday, NBC10, 1-3 p.m.
Live blog: philly.com/pretzel
Online page: philly.com/pennrelays
Tickets: From $18 to $55. Check box office, online or call l 1-855-UofP TIX.
Wednesday: Men's decathlon, women's heptathlon.
Thursday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.: High school and college women's events, Olympic development events.
Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.: Grade school boys and girls, high school boys and girls, college men and women, masters men's events; Olympic development, Championship of America races.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.: High school boys, Olympic development, Championship of America finals, USA vs. World races.
Field events: Pole vault, long jump, high jump at Franklin Field; hammer, discus, shot, javelin outside stadium, over the bridge, take a right past tennis courts and down to fields.
Wheelchair access: Call 215-898-6151.
Getting there: Public transportation recommended. Limited parking at garages at South and Convention, 34th and Chestnut, and 40th and Walnut.
Weather: Events go rain or shine on all-weather track. Events might run up to 10 minutes ahead of schedule.
Names: Thanks to Frank Bertucci, who actually scours the 20,815 entrants, here are a few gems culled from the list: A 23-letter name (Providence College's Charlotte Ffrench O'Carroll) and 16 variations of two-letter last names (Hu, Ho, Xu, Yu, Wu, Lu, Mu etc), famous names (Alice Cooper, Manson, Marx).
There are literary names (Dickens, Orwell, Hawthorne); an Iverson (Precious, from Virginia Beach, Va.); a Poe and a Raven; Hall of Famers and MVPs (Ruth, Cobb, Killebrew, Campanella, Pujols, Favre, Blanda, Esposito, Orr, Brodeur); presidents (25); Christians; Pagans; Popes; Kings; Queens; Princes and Princesses and Angels; Love, Justice, Faith, Destiny, Patience, Charity, Modesty, Trust, Grace, Liberty and Treasure.