Race Day: Sunday, April 26, 2015

Race Info

5-Person Marathon Relay Event Details

A team of five runners will complete the entire marathon distance. Each runner will run one leg of varying distance handing off a runners belt containing your scoring chip to the next team member at each relay exchange zone. The course is the same as the marathon course. Exchange zones will be marked with flags and conesHandoffs must occur within these zones.

A runner who wants to be part of a relay team and the half marathon or marathon event may do so by acting as the first leg of the relay team and continuing on. The runner is also required to register for the individual event and the 5-Person Marathon Relay.

Start Time:  7:02 AM
Course Open:  6 hours 
Maximum Field:  300 teams

Course Information


Relay Leg Distances (approximate distances):

1 - 5.1
2 - 6.1
3 - 4.4
4 - 5.3
5 - 5.3

Runner Premiums

  • Short-Sleeve Technical Shirt
  • Entrance into the Glass City Marathon Expo
  • Commemorative Glass City Marathon glass mug upon completion of your race
  • Results book
  • Finisher Medal -- for each runner
  • Chip Timing services
  • Post Race Massage
  • Entrance into the Post Race Party
  • And More!!!

Registration & Packet Pick-Up

Relay teams can pick up their race packet or register at the Expo on Saturday April 25, 2015 at the Savage Hall Arena.  Also, one team member may pick up packets for other team members.

Make sure to pick up the relay exchange point instructions and your relay runner belt.

We will be available to answer relay questions all day Saturday at the Marathon Exposition (at the registration table.)

Race day packet pick-up will be available in Savage Hall Arena beginning at 5:30am

Teams may enter in the following categories:

Corporate: Any combination from one corporation
School:  Any combination from one school
Family: Any combination from one family (Family or Relations)
ALL MALE:  (Open, Masters,)
ALL FEMALE:  (Open, Masters)
Mixed:  (Open, Masters)

All team members must meet the age criteria to be entered in the Masters >40. 

Numbers and Chip Timing

All team members are required to wear a race number visible on their front. Your chip timing device will be attached to a runner belt. Only ONE runner belt will be provided to each team. Each runner belt must be turned in at the finish line.


ALL RELAY TEAMS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN TRANSPORTATION! All parking must be in legal spots or lots. The course is OPEN to traffic. There will be congestion in several areas so allow plenty of time and be careful.

2015 Exchange Points

Relay Exchange Zones will be marked with cones and flags. Hand-offs must occur within the marked zones. Exchange points #1 and #2 can get very congested. Please be courteous to your fellow runners and make every attempt to keep the exchange zones and marathon course clear.

Maps And Directions

Exchange Point #1
Location is at the 5.1 mile mark, the corner of Edgehill and Valley View Drive in Ottawa Hills, OH.
Parking is available at Epworth Church in the back lot, South side of the building. Epworth needs the parking lot for 8:30am service SO PLEASE USE THE CHURCH AS TEMPORARY EXCHANGE POINT 1 PARKING ONLY. Restrooms also available at Epworth Church back parking lot.

Exchange Point #2
Location is at the 11.2 mile mark, the entrance to Cougar Lane in Sylvania, OH.
Parking is available at Sylvania Southview High School in the back lot. Restrooms available at the exchange point.

Exchange Point #3
Location is at the 15.6 mile mark, Tam O Shanter, Sylvania OH.
Parking is available at Tam O Shanter facility. Restrooms available at the exchange point.

Exchange Point #4
Just before the 20.9 mile mark in front of the historic Manor House, Wildwood MetroPark, Toledo, OH. 
Parking is available near the Metz Visitor Center or at the Ward Pavilion. Restrooms available at the exchange point.