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Yark Subaru 5-Person Marathon Relay

2017 YARK Subaru 5-Person Relay Marathon

A team of five runners will complete the entire marathon distance. Each runner will run one leg of varying distance handing off a runners belt containing your scoring chip to the next team member at each relay exchange zone.

The course is the same as the marathon course. Exchange zones will be marked with flags and cones.

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The Yark Subaru 5-Person Marathon Relay will begin on Bancroft Street in front of the University of Toledo. Circle campus before heading West into beautiful Ottawa Hills. Heading north into the quiet neighborhoods of Old Orchard and Ottawa Hills, the course leads you to the area’s finest Metroparks system utilizing the University Parks bike Trail. A tour through Sylvania leads you to Olander Park, passing the statue of Sy Mah then back down the bike trail to a short tour of the UT campus concluding with the finish inside the Glass Bowl.

Start Time: 7:02am

YARK Subaru 5-Person Relay Marathon Pricing

Early Bird

9/5/16 to 12/31/16
*Price per person of a 5 person team ($200.00/team).

New Bird

1/1/17 to 2/15/17
*Price per person of a 5 person team ($225.00/team).

Snow Bird

2/16/17 to 3/31/17
*Price per person of a 5 person team ($250.00/team).

Spring Bird

4/1/17 to 4/20/17
*Price per person of a 5 person team ($275.00/team).

Race Shirt Guaranteed w/ Registration Thru March 31st Only

Runner Premiums

  • Short-Sleeve Technical Shirt
  • Pacing Service for Marathoners
  • Marathon Exposition
  • Commemorative Finisher’s Glass Mug
  • Commemorative Finisher’s Keepsake Medallion
  • Chip Timing Services
  • Results Book (mailed after the event)
  • Post Race Massage
  • Entrance into the Post Race Party
  • Registration & Packet Pick-Up

Course Limits

Course Open: 6 Hours *Time Limit Strictly Enforced — Sag vehicles will be present should you be unable to meet cutoff times. There are two checkpoints along the course. You must maintain a 13:43 pace to complete within the 6 hour time limit. You’ll need to be at mile mile 16 by 11am.

Maximum Field: 350 Teams / 1,750 Runners

Packet Pickup & Late Registration

Runners may pick up their race packet at the Health & Fitness Expo, Saturday April 22, 2017 at the Savage Hall Arena. One team member may pick up packets for other team members. Registration is available if the field has not filled. Race day packet pick-up will be available in Savage Hall Arena beginning at 5:30am.

Make sure to pick up the relay exchange point instructions and your relay runner belt. — We will be available to answer relay questions all day Saturday at the Expo (at the registration table).

Official Teams Categories

Corporate: Any combination from one corporation
School: Any combination from one school
Family: Any combination from one family (Family or Relations)
ALL MALE: Open, Masters
ALL FEMALE: Open, Masters
Mixed: Open, Masters

Relay Leg Approximate Distances

Leg 1 – 6.6 Miles
Leg 2 – 6.3 Miles
Leg 3 – 3.1 Miles
Leg 4 – 4.9 Miles
Leg 5 – 5.3 Miles
* All team members must meet the age criteria to be entered in the Masters Division.

Numbers and Chip Timing

All team members are required to wear a race number visible on their front. Your chip timing device will be attached to a runner belt. Only ONE runner belt will be provided to each team. Each runner belt must be turned in at the finish line.


All relay teams are required to provide their own transportation. All parking must be in legal spots or lots. The course is OPEN to traffic. There will be congestion in several areas so allow plenty of time and be careful.

Exchange Points

Relay Exchange Zones will be marked with cones and flags. Hand-offs must occur within the marked zones. Exchange points #1 and #2 can get very congested. Please be courteous to your fellow runners and make every attempt to keep the exchange zones and marathon course clear.

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