This is a 5-Person Relay. All five spots must be registered to participate.
NOTE: All five spots on your team must be registered prior to packet pickup in order to receive any team BIBs. BIBs are required to run the race. If you’re not able to fill all of your team spots or someone drops out last minute, consider shifting the legs to have anyone run multiple consecutive legs. Also consider asking someone already registered for the half or full marathon to register for the relay and run the first or second leg for your team (must be first or second leg in this instance). If Expo day arrives and you’re still not able to field a full team, consider splitting the remaining entry amongst the registered members, or transferring to another event if spots remain. Online transfer period ends March 31st.
The full course is not the same as the marathon course. Exchange zones will be marked with flags and cones.
The Glass City 5-Person Marathon Relay course will begin on Stadium Dr. (same as full marathon) on the University of Toledo campus. It will 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 back to Wildwood Metropark and down the bike trail to a short tour of the UT campus concluding with the finish inside the Glass Bowl.
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.
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.