PARTICIPATION LIMITS: This event has a participation limit of 100 teams
Full (26.2mi)-Teams will be made up of 2, 3, or 4 runners. All participants will receive a medal, tech shirt, and goodie bag.
Half (13.1mi)-Teams will be made up of 2 runners. Both runners will receive a medal, tech shirt, and goodie bag.
Full Relay - 7:15am with the start of the Full in Celina.
Half Relay - 8:45am with the start of the Half in St Marys
Exchange Zones for relay participants is currently being updated due to the start time change and reversal of the course. Check back soon for additional details on relay exchange zones.
Shuttle schedules for relay participants is currently being updated due to the start time change. Check back soon for additional details on relay transportation
Other Rules and Details:
Buses will be around periodically to pick up participants after their exchange. Wait time will depend on timing but our goal is that you won't wait much more than 30 minutes to be transported back to the start line.
Relay participants are not required to utilize the relay transportation to reach their exchange points, however it is HIGHLY encouraged due to traffic and road closures.
Participants being dropped off by a driver will not be permitted to drive on or across the race course. No "special access" is being granted for this purpose so all road closures will still apply. Any team disregarding the road closures will be automatically disqualified from the race without receiving refund.
Relay particpates that are not using provided transportation are NOT allowed to park near exchange points. There simply isn't room. If you aren't utilizing the provided transportation, you must have someone dropping you off or picking you up. AGAIN, YOU MAY NOT PARK AT OR NEAR EXCHANGE POINTS!
Relay participants must carry provided relay batons as part of the relay race.
Exchange points will have at least one portable toilet available per exchange point
There is no bag drop at exchange points. If you wish to leave items at an exchange points, your team mates will be responsible for collecting items. All items left at exchange points will be thrown away or donated.
Participants that miss the bus or otherwise don't make it to the exchange points are not the responsibility of the Grand Lake Marathon. Make sure you are taking the appropriate bus to assure you arrive to exchange points in plenty of time to meet your runner. No "special runs" will be provided to participates that miss the bus.
It may be necessary to walk close to 1/2 mile from Bus pick up/drop off to exchange points.
Each relay participant will receive medals and shirts for their respective race relay distances.
Medals for the whole team will be handed to the relay member that crosses the finish line of the their race and at the time of their completion. It is your responsibility to assure you get the appropriate quantity of medals for your team at that time.