Cape Cod Marathon Relay

 

 

Marathon Relay Course Video

October 29, 8:30 AM Start, Main Street, Falmouth, MA

The one-loop course begins and ends at the Village Green in Falmouth center. There are five relay legs, the distances are 3.05, 6.15, 5.7, 6.0, 5.3 miles. There are four relay exchanges where the runners park and sometimes shuttle to the exchanges to pass the team slap bracelet.  same course.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

 

 PLEASE NOTE:  The entry fee is non-refundable for any reason.

  •  2-5 Person Relay Team Entry Fee: $195 + registration fee until  200 teams have been reached

Included in entry fee:
  • Goodie Bag with samples and race information booklet
  • Unisex short sleeve shirt (if registered by September 10, 2017, otherwise first come first serve)
  • Commemorative 40th Anniversary Cow Bell
  • Expo shopping experience at number pick up
  • Customized team bib (if registered by September 10, 2017)
  • Relay slap bracelet for your team baton
  • Yoga at 7:45 Village Green
  • Special Team Collection Connecting Medal
  • Instant Team Results with Chronotrack
  • Clam Chowdah and donuts at the finish line!
  • Band and beer tent to celebrate your accomplishment
  • The best town, volunteers and committee to answer any questions you may have!

Basic Rules

  • The Relay Team Captain creates a team, determines the team division (i.e. Open Male, Master’s Mixed, Corporate, etc.) and pays for the entire team. Once the Team Captain has created and paid for a team, members can join that team. To register as a member, go through the same registration link, but choose the “JOIN EXISTING TEAM” category rather than the “CREATE TEAM”. Once the captain has registered and created a name for the team, it is very important to understand when team mates go to register, the entry fee will come up on the side once again. However, as soon as the team name that the captain created is chosen, the entry fee will be taken off taken off because the captain already paid and set up the team.
  • Age Groups and Divisions: Open: 14 – 39; Master: 40 – 49; Senior: 50 – 59; Veteran 60+, Small Business, Large Business and Municipality. Within each age group, there are 3 divisions – Men, Women, and Mixed.
  • Runners may compete in an age division younger than their age group but not visa versa. Example: a Master may be on an Open team, but an Open Division runner may not be on a Master team. A Mixed Team must have at least one member of the opposite sex. A team member must run at least one full leg, and any one runner may run up to four legs in any order chosen. Relay runners will be identified by their assigned relay bibs worn on the front and back. Exchanges will take place only at one of the designated exchange points. Teams making exchanges elsewhere may be subject to disqualification.

Team Number Pick Up

Saturday 9am-3pm – at the Expo, Gus Canty Falmouth Recreation Center, 790 East Main St. Falmouth, MA 02540
Sunday 7:00-8:30am – at Finish Line under tent

NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION

Race Day Parking  – Start Line

Lawrence Junior High School, Mullen Hall and municipal lots nearby within walking distance to the start/finish line View a map of the race day parking areas.

DIRECTIONS TO EXCHANGE POINTS

Relay Exchange #1; second leg runner

Location: 286 Grand Ave Falmouth, MA

Parking: Along Worcester Court, and any available parking spots nearby.

Directions to parking area:

  • From Race Day Parking take a right onto Lakeview Ave
  • Left on Gifford Street
  • Right on Jones Road
  • Continue on Jones Road through stoplight at intersection of Jones and Route 28 onto Worcester court.

Directions to exchange zone from parking:

  • At the end of Worcester court take a right on Grand Ave
  • Exchange zone will be 300 meters up on right

 

Relay Exchange #2 Parking; third leg runner New this year! No parking availbale at Relay Exchange #2, go to 874 Gifford Street and use shuttle!

Parking: 874 Gifford Street Ext. Falmouth MA

Volunteers will direct you to exchange zone from shuttle drop off point.

Please Note: Must use shuttle from Falmouth High School

 

Relay Exchange #3 Parking; fourth leg runner

Parking: 874 Gifford Street Ext, Falmouth, MA

Volunteers will direct you to shuttles for exchange zone.

Please Note: Must use shuttle from Falmouth High School

 

Relay Exchange #4 parking; fifth leg runners

Please Note: Must use shuttle from WHOI Quisett Campus

Parking: 360 Woods Hole Road, Falmouth, MA- WHOI Quissett Campus

Directions to parking area:

  • From relay exchange #3
  • Left out of parking area onto Brick Kiln Road
  • Immediate right onto Gifford Street
  • Right onto Jones Road
  • Left onto Palmer Ave (Route 28)
  • Continue straight onto Palmer, turns into Locust Street (towards Woods Hole)
  • Locust Street turns into Woods Hole Road
  • Continue along Woods Hole Road approximately 2 miles
  • Left at 360 Woods Hole Road- WHOI Quissett Campus

Volunteers will direct you to shuttles for exchange zone.

Awards

The top three teams overall in Men’s, Women’s and Mixed categories will be awarded pint glasses. 

Traffic Control:  To reduce traffic on the course, each team will be allowed up to two support vehicles, for which a pass will be issued for Exchanges #1-#3 and one for Exchange #4 , to access the exchange areas. It is vital for the safety of the runners that spectators’ cars stay off the course. Driving directions will be available at race headquarters to show the best viewing points and how to get to them without going on the race course. The course is not closed to traffic, so everyone’s co-operation is critical. Do not attempt to get Runner #5 to the exchange #4 if you are leaving from parking area #3, there is good chance you will not make it, runner #5 needs to be dropped off earlier.

 

DEFERRAL POLICY:
The Cape Cod Marathon, Half & Relay(including Chowdah Challenge) does not refund registration fees under ANY circumstances.
However, if you have registered for the marathon or half (including Chowdah Challenge and not applicable to relay teams) individually but find you are unable to participate you may choose to defer your entry to 2017 in accordance with our deferral policy.
Please read the deferral policy details below:
Marathon/Half deferrals are allowed from the date of registration through September 10, 2017. Absolutely NO deferrals will be allowed after September 10, 2017. Once a Marathon/Half deferral is requested, the decision is final. The Marathon/Half deferral is good for one year only. An entrant with a Marathon/Half deferral will be discounted 40% for the 2018 race; the 2017 registration fee is NOT refunded.
Liability Waiver:
I hereby release the Falmouth Track Club, which organizes the events, all race officials and volunteers, the Town of Falmouth, all sponsors, USA Track & Field and all other person(s), organizations, or vendors connected with the race from any claim of damage or injury from my participation in or traveling to and from the events of the 40th Annual Cape Cod Marathon Running Weekend to include the Relay, Half Marathon, Marathon, and the Clam Chowdah Challenge on Saturday-Sunday, October 28-29, 2017. If I choose to run the full and/or the half marathon, I attest that I will be properly trained to complete the full marathon within the six-hour time limit and/or the half marathon in the three hour time limit. I also give my permission to use my likeness and publish my name in the news media. I understand that for safety reasons the use of personal electronic devices such as portable music players during the race is a safety risk. If I choose to use portable electronic devices, I accept full liability and responsibility for any injuries to me or other participants in the event and for property damage caused by my use of these devices. I also acknowledge and agree that the entry fee is non-refundable, even if the race is cancelled due to reasons beyond the control of the Organizers, such as, but not limited to, weather, public safety or any other situations that prevent the event from occurring safely.