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Carmel Marathon Course

Carmel Marathon Relay

26.2 Miles

Start time: 8:10 a.m.

Profile: Flat to rolling

Time Limit: 6.5 hours (15:00 / mile pace)

The Carmel Marathon relay is a unique opportunity to team up with your friends, family, or coworkers and conquer the Carmel Marathon course together.

A relay team consists of 4 runners and a driver, and all will receive a finisher's medal and race shirt. Runners must be 11 years of age or older to participate in the relay.

Race Week Schedule

Friday, April 12

Expo: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

     Drury Plaza Hotel

9625 N. Meridian St.

All runners must pick up their packets at the expo. There will be no packet pickup on race day.

Saturday, April 13

     City Center Dr and 3rd Ave

7:30 a.m.   Runners to their corrals

7:45 a.m.   Opening ceremonies

7:52 a.m.   National anthem

8:00 a.m.   5k and 10k start

8:10 a.m.   Marathon and Half start

11:25 a.m. Cut-off time for 2nd loop

2:40 p.m.   Marathon cut-off time

Event Details

Relay Leg Details

Leg 1

Start to mile 7 (7 miles)

Exchange location: 12474 Pasture View Ct

The Relay flag and exchange point is located at the intersection of Dellfield Blvd and Bridgeton Lane in front of the Lakeside Pavilion. Runners will wait next to the Relay flag for their teammates to make the turn from Hazell Dell, exchange the baton then head up the Bridgeton Lane Hill. Parking will be on Dellfield, EAST of Hazel Dell Parkway. You will then walk across Hazel Dell to the exchange location allowing you an easy departure. Do not park on the course.

Aid stations: 1.5 | 2.7 | 3.9 | 5.4

Leg 2

Mile 7 to mile 13.1 (6.1 miles)

Exchange location: Start/finish grounds at mile 13.1

The Relay flag and exchange point is located directly in front of the Beer Garden by the start/finish structure. Relay runners will pass the baton prior to turning south on Third Ave. Parking for the team if needed would be in the Veterans Way garage off of Rangeline road.

Aid stations: 7.3 8.9 | 10.4 | 11.7

Leg 3

Mile 13.1 to mile 20.4 (7.3 miles)

Exchange location: 12188 N Meridian St

The Relay flag and exchange point is located at Water Stop N in the northwest corner of the Franciscan Health Carmel parking lot. Relay runners will wait for their teammates heading north on Illinois, exchange the baton and then continue north on Illinois. Parking is located in the Franciscan parking lot.

Aid stations: 15 | 16.5 | 18 | 19.6

Leg 4

Mile 20.4 to Finish (5.8 miles)

Leg 4 runners will enjoy the shortest distance of the four legs, finishing back under the arch.

Aid stations: 20.7 | 22.1 | 23.6 | 24.8

Elevation

The marathon course is flat to rolling and highlights some of the most beautiful parts of Carmel.

Aid Stations

Aid stations will be at the following locations on course, and include water and Gatorade Endurance.

1.5 | 2.7 | 3.9 | 5.4 | 7.3 8.9 | 10.4 | 11.7 | 13.1 | 15 | 16.5 | 18 | 19.6 | 20.7 | 22.1 | 23.6 | 24.8

Pacers

There will be pacers for the marathon running the times below. Pacers will line up in the start corrals with signs indicating their pace and target finish time. Running with a pacer is free and no additional registration is required -- just show up at the start line and introduce yourself to your pacer.

3:00 | 3:05 | 3:10 | 3:20 | 3:25 | 3:30 | 3:35 | 3:40 | 3:50 | 3:55 | 4:05 | 4:20 | 4:35 | 4:50 | 5:05 | 5:20 | 5:30 | 6:00 | 6:30

Awards

Awards will be given to the top team in each category:

Male

Female

Coed (at least 1 male + at least 1 female)

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