FIRSTENERGY AKRON MARATHON,HALF MARATHON & TEAM RELAY

TEAM RELAY

This event follows the same course as the marathon, but breaks down the distance into five legs. Team members must pass a slap bracelet to one another at each relay exchange zone. Team members can join the Finisher Festival on-field at Canal Park Stadium to celebrate as their final team member crosses the finish line!

Relay Distances:

Relay Leg Distance in Miles Start Location
1st 7.6 Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
2nd 6.2 Hardesty Park
3rd 3.1 Olive Street
4th 6.2 Wolf Ledges
5th 3.1 Summit Lake

Awards

Top 3 overall teams in following divisions:

Open Men Masters Men
Open Women Masters Women
Open Co-Ed Masters Co-Ed

*For the team relay division at The Akron Marathon in September, where no prize money is involved, participants can only win one award.  Overall placements are weighted more heavily than Master’s placements, therefore if you are a team of Master’s Runners who place in the top three overall, you will be awarded as such.