Drake Relays in Des Moines postponed amid virus concerns

The Drake Relays that had been scheduled for April in Des Moines have been indefinitely postponed because of the virus outbreak

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Drake Relays that had been scheduled for April in Des Moines have been indefinitely postponed because of the virus outbreak.

The postponement includes related activities, such as the Beautiful Bulldog Contest, Grand Blue Mile and Drake Road Races.

Organizers said they would work with local, state and national officials to reschedule the event when it's safe for all participants.

The Drake Relays were first held in 1910.