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