Events

Marathon Relay

Do you have a group of friends that enjoy running? Want to be apart of the marathon experience and share that with your friends? Well this is the category for you! The marathon relay is an awesome team event that gets together a group of friends for a day of adventure and commoraderie. Each leg consists of 4-6 miles and each team member receives an event t-shirt and medal!

 

Quick Links
Relay Leg Routes
Vehicle Driving Instructions
Team Categories and Criteria
Relay Rules and Information

 


Registration Price

Finish Location (google map)
Tacoma Art Museum
1701 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
Click here for directions

Start Time
7:00 AM

The Course

    **Note on the map my run elevation profile going over the Narrows Bridge is not correct, the GPS drops below bridge level, the bridge elevation is approximately 187 feet in height. This is a net downhill course:)!

 

Relay Leg Distances

Leg
Distance
Exchange Points
MapMyRun Route Links
1
4.7
Start to N. Skyline Dr - Water Station # 2
2
4.0
N. Skyline Dr to N. 11th & Proctor - Water Station # 4
3
4.4
N. 11th & Proctor to N. 42nd & Bristol - Water Station # 6
4
6.0
N. 42nd & Bristol to N. 51st & Winnifred St. - Water station # 9
5
7.8
N. 51st & Winnifred St. to Finish

Vehicle Driving Instructions

 

Driving Route
Gmap Route Link
Parking Location
1
Leg 1 catch the shuttle
Park at 6th and Skyline Park & Ride
2
Park at the corner of 11th and Proctor and walk across the street to the exchange
3
Park on the corner of 42nd & N.Visscher on walk up to exchange on 42nd & Bristol St.
4
Park next to Don's Market and walk to the corner of N. 51st and N. Winnifred St.
5
Direction to finish from last exchange. Park in downtown & walk to finish

 

Team Categories and Criteria

 

 

 


Relay Rules and Information


Course Support
Water, Powerbar Electrolyte, Vaseline, and Port a-Potties will be provided at all water stations. Powerbar gel will be provided at mile 12.8 and 18.8. Aid Stations located at Mile 2.2, 4.5, 6.6, 8.5, 10.2, 12.8, 14.8, 16.5, 18.8, 21.5, 22.7, 24.5 and (mini) 25.5 aid station. Medical personnel will be on the course and at the finish.

Chip Timing
Each team member will receive a timing chip. Timing chip instructions are in your race packet. Please read the instructions carefully. It is important that the last team member be the only team member to cross the finish line timing mat. Otherwise the team's finish time might be recorded too early, and will cause problems with the overall results.

Time Limit
There is a time limit of 6 hours. Entire course will open to traffic after 6 hours. All of those remaining on the course must move to the sidewalks and obey traffic laws. The timing mats, medical staff, and finish line amenities will remain at the finish until all participants have finished.

Awards
Awards will be presented to each individual of the winning team in each category

Finish Line Amenities
The finish line recovery area is located at Tacoma Art Museum. Bagels, bananas, oranges, chips, chocolate milk and pizza will be available. Use your pizza ticket attached to your bib to receive a slice of pizza. Michelob ULTRA will be available in the beer garden for $2 a glass. Massage also available with suggested donation of $1/minute. Showers are available at the YMCA on 11th and Market St. (be prepared to show your bib number, ID and sign a waiver).