Marathon 4-Person Open Relay

Packet Pick-up

Packet Pickup will be held at the P&G Health & Fitness Expo located in the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Friday - May 1, 2015Saturday - May 2, 2015
12PM – 7PM 10AM – 7PM

The Marathon Relay Team packets will be distributed at the P&G Health & Fitness Expo and will contain all materials and supplies for each of the runners on the team. Only one member of the team may pick up the packets for the team, but all team members are advised to come for the pickup and distribution of team packets and premiums.  Packets will be organized by team name.

Course Description

The Flying Pig Marathon Relay takes place on the FULL MARATHON course, with three relay exchange zones at miles 6.84, 12, and 19.67.

Leg 1 participants start at the same time as the other marathoners – 6:30 a.m. There is not a separate start for the Relay Teams.

Leg 2, 3, and 4 relay runners will be bused to their respective exchange zone. They should report to the relay bus loading area on Eggleston and Butler, located 1.5 miles from the marathon start. Volunteers will direct these participants to the buses. Buses for the second participant will depart from 5:50 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. from the relay staging area. Buses for the third participant will depart from 6:20 a.m. to 6:40 a.m. and buses for the fourth leg will depart from 7:00a.m. to 7:20 a.m.

Leg/ZoneLocationLeg DistanceTotal Distance
1 Starting Line to Eden Park at Mirror Lake 6.84 miles 6.84 miles
2 Eden Park at Mirror Lake to Wasson Avenue 5.16 miles 12 miles
3 Wasson Avenue to Eastern at Linwood 7.67 miles 19.67 miles
4 Eastern at Linwood to Finish Line 6.55 miles 26.2 miles

The course will close on a continuous pace of 16:00 minutes per mile. Anyone who cannot maintain the 16:00 minute per mile pace must move to the sidewalk as the course closes to allow regular traffic through. Participant services cannot be guaranteed for participants beyond the 16:00 minute per mile pace.

  • Minimum age for relay participants: 14 years old on May 3, 2015

Participant Amenities

All registered participants will receive a technical shirt, premium bag, limited-edition poster and virtual goodie bag.

All relay finishers will receive a finisher’s medal, mylar blanket and finish-area refreshments. Finisher’s certificates will be available to download after the race.

Awards

Overall prizes will be awarded to the top three male, female and coed teams, determined by chip time.

Awards will be given to the top male and female in each leg of the relay, determined by chip time.