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Q…How long are the relay race legs?
A…They vary in length from 1 to 9 miles. This means teams can have a wide range of runners – ultra marathoners to beginners.
Q…How does the actual relay part work?
A…As a runner enters an exchange, she enters the exchange shoot and passes off the slap bracelet to the team member running the next leg. While your team member is running, you and your other team mates go to the next exchange in your vehicle (and follow the vehicle route).
Q…Is there water along the course?
A…There is water at every exchange location, as well as at the McPolin Barn, Quinn’s Trailhead, and Round Valley.
Q…Do I meet up with my other team members before crossing the finish line?
A…Yes! There will be a gathering point, very close to the finish line, where you meet up with your team members to cross the finish line together.
Q…Will you have entertainment at the finish line?
A…Yes, we will have music, games for the kids, bounce houses, food, and beer garden. This will be a rockin’ party! In addition, every exchange site is a party!
Q..Do I need to have all team member names to register?
A…No, you just need 1 person’s name and then you can update other team members as you recruit them.
Q…Do I have to fundraise to participate in this race?
A…You are not obligated to fundraise. Teams that raise $2000 get a FREE team for next year! All dollars raised support classrooms and students in Park City School District. There will be lots of prizes for fundraisers!
Q…Do people dress in costumes for this race?
A…Yes! We are awarding 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes for Best Team Theme – so work on your costumes and car to go with your Team Name!
Q…What if I want to have more than 5 people run on my team?
A…Yes, you can have up to 10 people on your team, Teams greater than 5 are not eligible for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place trophies for speed. We also have duo and solo entries.
Q…Can I run it solo or as a duo?
A…Yes you can. If you want to compete for speed prizes, you will be placed in the Mens Category.
Q…Can anyone run in this race?
A…Yes! The race is open to everyone from Park City to Logan to Moab. You don’t have to live in Park City to take part! If you don’t want to run, join us as a volunteer, or come to the rockin’ Finish Party!
Q…Can you count my participation toward my PCSD school for the Ragnar $5,000 Challenge Grant?
A… Yes! Running with Ed racers get 1 point, towards the school of their choice.
Q…Can I run with my dog?
A…No. For everyone’s safety, please leave your dog at home.
The 8th annual Running with Ed (RWE) relay is May 20th, 2017. This 38-mile, 10 leg race traverses spectacular Park City, and gets you home in time to have a playdate or a date night. The course offers everything from trail to pavement, challenging climbs to fast downhills, easy legs for beginners and tough ones for experts. Winding past Olympic venues, iconic landmarks, neighborhood schools, and historic Main Street, this is Park City’s best!