The Robert S. Shumake Scholarship Relays is a premier class A track and field competition for high school students across the nation. Its unique model is unprecedented in that it has a dual focus. The Shumake Scholarship Relay competition highlights both athletic ability and academic achievement. In addition to teams demonstrating superior athletic ability during the events of the day, prizes are awarded to the athlete on each team with the highest grade point average. Since 2005, over 2000 athletes (boys and girls) representing over 65 teams participated in this track and field event. This year an estimated 80 teams will participate with over 2,500 athletes.
We are excited about having you join us this year for the Robert S. Shumake Scholarship Relays. We expect to have over 2000 athletes representing high schools from Michigan , Ohio, Illinois and Indiana compete this year. There will be a number of celebrity and special guest appearances.
The meet will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Renaissance High School’s track located at 6565 W. Outer Drive, Detroit , MI 48235. For further information, please contact us at 248-443-0939.