RELAY TEAM CATEGORIES
12-person, 6-person Ultra teams, Super Ultra teams
Competitive and Non-Competitive categories
(7 - 12 runners) have seven competitive categories to choose from. Competitive means that the team run their legs in rotation in the same order for the entire relay.
- Men's - all men
- Women's - all women
- Mixed - minimum of 50% women
- Open - any combination of gender
- Masters - all team members over 40
- Corporate - At least 9 members must be employed or relatives of employees of the same company. No gender categories in this division
Each person on a competitive 12-member team runs three legs of the race in rotation in the same order. And a complete and accurate time sheet is required to be turned in at the finish for all teams that want to be classified as competitive.
High School teams are also invited to participate and have a discounted registration fee. All team members must be in middle or high school (graduating the year of the relay is okay)
Ultra teams (4 - 6 runners) have two options to choose from. Ultra teams can choose the 6 x 1 option where each runner is responsible for one leg of the race averaging 32.5 miles or the 6 x 6 option where each runner is responsible for 6 legs run in rotation as the 12-person teams does. Categories are: Men, Women, Mixed, Open, and Masters.
Super Ultra option is for ultra runners who want the challenge of running to route solo or with a team of up to three runners.
The Helter Skelter category is available for both 12-person and Ultra teams and is a non-competitive category. Whereas competitive teams must follow the standard relay rules of keeping the running order of their team intact, the Helter Skelter category is for teams that choose to have their runners run in any order they want. No awards are given in the Helter Skelter category.