2 & 4-Person Relays

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Race Details
Date: Sunday, October 3, 2021
Four Person Relay: Start: 9:00 a.m. at the Start Line in Schroon Lake – 1st Leg Runner. Teams meet at TOPS Supermarket at 8:15 a.m. 2nd Leg Runner bus departs 8:40 am at TOPS. 3rd Leg Runners use Half Marathon bus departing from 8:40-9:05 am. 4th Leg Runner bus departs at 10:00 am from TOPS.

Note: 4 person relay transition areas are located at approximately miles 4.4, 13.1 & 18.2. The approximate length of each leg: First – 4.4 miles; Second – 8.7 miles; Third – 5.1 miles and Fourth – 8 miles.

Two Person Relay: 1st Leg Runner start: 9:00 a.m. at the Marathon Start Line in Schroon Lake. 2nd Leg Runners use Half Marathon bus departing from 8:40-9:05 am to Half Marathon Start Line in Adirondack.

Note:  Covid 19 rules will be guided by New York State requirements in addition to local and regional health departments.

2021 Entry Fees for 2 Person Relay Marathon:
Entry fees will increase the closer we get to Race Day, so don’t delay to lock in the lowest price possible.
Before May 1st – $110
May 1st to June 14th – $135
June 15th to October 1st – $160

2021 Entry Fees for 4 Person Relay Marathon:
Entry fees will increase the closer we get to Race Day, so don’t delay to lock in the lowest price possible.
Before May 1st – $220
May 1st to June 14th – $270
June 15th to October 1st – $320

2020 Emergency Deferral Policy:
Runners who opted to defer their race entry until the 2021 race will receive an invitation to run the 2021 race at no cost to the runner unless choosing to upgrade to a more expensive race.

2021 Virtual Option: Any registered runner can switch from the In Person race to the Virtual race if they choose not to run the In Person race. Virtual runners are not eligible for race awards.

2021 Deferral Policy:
Runners who opt to defer their race entry until the 2022 race will receive a $40 deferral credit when registering for the 2022 race.

Expo and Packet Pickup:
Sat., Oct 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Schroon Lake Central School (1125 US Route 9)
Sun., Oct. 3, 6:30-8:15 a.m. at the Schroon Lake Central School
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Note: Runner’s shirts for the Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay Teams are available on a first come, first served basis at the Expo and Packet Pickup. Virtual runners will receive their Runners Shirt and race medal via the mail.

On-Course Amenities:
Water and sports drinks will be available at 15 stations on the course–roughly every two miles until mile 20, then every mile from 20-25.

The finish area has water, sports drink, fresh fruits, yogurt, ice cream, fresh baked goodies and more.

We anticipate having a massage tent for 2021, but this hasn’t been confirmed.

Village Map and Parking:
Click here to download a PDF map of the village, including race day parking.
Click here to read about race-day road closures.

Photos:
Official race photography will be provided by Pat Hendrick Photography, who specializes in athletic event photos in Upstate New York, Vermont, and beyond. Prints and digital files will be available for purchase after the race at PatHendrick.ZenFolio.com.

Runner’s Gear: Relay runners should give their gear bag to their teammate at the transition.

Awards:
Each runner who completes the course will receive a finisher’s medal. Prizes will be given for the top three overall finishers (male, female & mixed teams) based on chip time. You must be present at the post-race awards ceremony to receive your award.  Click here for more details and to see past results.

Rules:

  • You must be in good health and physically prepared to take on the challenges of your race.
  • You must show a photo ID to pick up your bib and chip.
  • Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERABLE.
  • Participants must be at least 13 years old on race day to participate in the Relays.
  • A parent’s signature is required for all participants under 18 years old.
  • Bib required to participate and must be visible at all times.
  • Bib required to board bus to half marathon start & relay exchanges
  • Coaches, dogs, in-line skates, skateboards, bikes, baby-joggers and BANDITS will not be allowed on the course.
  • For safety reasons, we strongly recommend against the use of iPods, MP3 players, headphones or earbuds of any type.
  • All runners must stay to right of the center line when on Route 9.
  • Time to complete this race will be 6.5 hours. After 2:30 p.m. there will be no services on the course and roads will re-open at their regularly scheduled times.
  • All runners must run over all timing mats on course. Timing mats will be located at the start, miles 4.4, 13.1, 18.2, 25, and the finish line.