Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park, Wilmington, DE
Sunday, May 14, 2017 @ 7:10am
Each member of the team must be at least 14 years of age and, as a team, be able to complete the 26.2 mile course in 6 hours.
Relay teams must have 4 members to be eligible for awards.
The 2017 marathon field will be capped at 300 teams, with a total of 3000 runners in all events; although the Race Director reserves the right to change the size of the relay field.
Registration is now open and will close close May 8, 2017 or earlier if the field is filled. Please register early as we have sold out in past years.
The Team Captain may register their team, prepay the combined team entry fee, and return later to complete their team information. Registering early is a great way to ensure your team gets into the Delaware Relay Marathon as this event sells out first.
NOTE: Relay team registration changes can be made online using the MANAGE RELAY TEAM tool online.
NO FAXED OR EMAILED ENTRIES! | NO REFUNDS!
FINAL TEAM CATEGORY DECISION TO BE MADE BY RACE DIRECTOR! | NO RACE TRANSFERS!
How It Works
Each relay team will be issued four bibs with an identical number and ONE D-Tag and a velco strap. Runners are to pass the velcro strap to their teammates at the exchange points. Runners may carry the velcro band in their hand but DO NOT crush or bend the orange D-Tag as this may damage the timing responder.
The first runner (Leg #1) will start at 7:10am just after the start of the marathon and half-marathon field. The other three team members will need to be at their exchange zone well before the fastest runners pass by, as area roads will close. (DETAILS ARE BELOW).
When approaching Tubman park, signs will designate the location of the upcoming exchange point. Upon entering the exchange area, incoming runners should make sure their bib number is visible. A volunteer will announce the incoming runner’s bib number to the waiting runners via megaphone and signs will mark the bib number ranges.
Each relay runner will pass the Velcro band to the next relay runner at the relay exchange point. Timing mats may be located after the exchange area.
- Know your teammate’s pace, keep track of the race time, and know when to expect him/her.
- Wear or carry something easily identifiable by the incoming runner at the exchange.
- Assist your fellow runners by shouting all incoming bib numbers.
All relay exchanges will occur in the Tubman parking lot on the south side of the park. Look for the gray archway. Runners competing in Legs #2, #3 and #4 will meet their runner here. Each relay runner will pass the Velcro band to the next relay runner at the relay exchange point. Timing mats may be located after the exchange area.
4-Person Relay Premiums
We are excited to announce that all race premiums for the 2017 Delaware Marathon Running Festival will be performance race shirts provided by Under Armour. Each member of the relay team will receive a shirt.
- Updated UA Tech™ fabric has a softer, more natural feel for incredible all-day comfort
- Signature Moisture Transport System wicks sweat so it dries fast
- Lightweight stretch construction improves mobility for full range of motion
- Anti-microbial technology keeps your gear smelling fresher, longer
- Raglan sleeves unlock mobility for serious range of motion
- Center front logo
- Loose fit
NEW THIS YEAR! Each relay member will receive a medal when they finish their leg of the race. Runners completing Legs #1, #2 and #3 will receive their medal in the Exchange Zone. Leg #4 runner will receive theirs at the finish line.
CHECK OUT THE DETAIL ON THIS MEDAL!
4-Person Relay Awards
Prizes: Trophy (1) to overall winning 4-person teams in the male, female and mixed categories and to the top masters team (all 4 members must be age 40+ to be eligible.)