Marathon Relay

  • Start 7:00 a.m.
  • Course Closes 1:00 p.m.
  • The Vic Bar + Kitchen
  • Directions:  I-10 take Verrado Way until it dead ends.  At the dead end, take a right on granite bluff drive.  Turn left on Tiger Mountain drive and you will see the Vic Bar + Kitchen. The road will close at 6:45 and you will be directed to walk to the start area approx. 0.3 mile.
  • You and up to three friends can enjoy the marathon as a relay team! Each team consists of 2-4 members (male, female and coed teams).
  • The Marathon winds through beautiful desert scenery in the shadows of the Estrella and White Tank Mountains. This Boston Marathon qualifier starts in Buckeye where runners can wait in heated comfort inside the beautiful Vic at Verrado. The runners continue through Goodyear, where they join the half marathon group, then the course progresses on to Litchfield Park, a historic town with true southwest flair, where runners wind their way through the luxurious Wigwam Resort and Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa. After that it’s on to Luke Air Force Base, home of the 56th Fighter Wing. Exiting Luke AFB, setting their focus on the University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the Arizona Cardinals, Super Bowl XLII, and the Gila River Arena, home of the Phoenix Coyotes. Runners end the marathon with a picture-perfect finish at the Westgate Entertainment District.
  • One member of relay team may pick up information packet, relay chip, and a parking pass for relay exchange vehicle at packet pick-up.
  • Always obey all traffic laws when parking and watch for runners!
  • Mileage is approximate and may vary on race day. MILEAGE will total 26.2.
    • 1st Runner, 8.5 miles, Marathon Start Line
    • 2nd Runner,  4.6 miles, Inside Pebble Creek on the corner of Clubhouse and Sarival
    • 3rd Runner,  6.9 miles, Millennium High School Half Marathon Start
    • 4th Runner, 6.2 miles, 13730 Glendale Avenue
    • Finish Line – we encourage you to cross as a team. Everyone gets a medal!