7 Scenic Relay Races
By Michael Clarke
Looking for a new way to stay fit? From historical Gettysburg to the rugged terrain of the Pacific Northwest, here are seven scenic relays that are perfect for grabbing a friend (or three) and putting your skills to the test.
Boalsburg, Pa. -- Oct. 16, 2010
This 50-mile single-loop relay takes you on a mostly unpaved course through central Pennsylvania's scenic Rothrock State Forest during peak foliage season. Learn More ?
Spokane, Wash. -- Aug. 13 - Aug. 14, 2010
Beginning atop picturesque Mt. Spokane, this 185-mile course weaves through the World Class Centennial Trail and provides an enchanting tour of Washington state parks. Learn More ?
Athens, Ga. to Roswell, Ga. -- Oct. 8 - Oct. 9, 2010
Through the lovey Georgia countryside toward the beautiful vistas of the North Georgia Mountains, this inagural event offers a fantastic relay experience. Learn More ?
Santa Clarita, Calif. -- Oct. 10, 2010
Grab a few friends and compete in this triathlon that offers half and olympic-distance relays in an idyllic mountain setting. Learn More ?
Spokane, Wash. -- Oct. 10, 2010
This event winds through the heart of Spokane, starting near Waterfront Park and traveling through the beautiful trails just outside of downtown. Learn More ?
Deadwood, S.D.. -- June 5, 2011
Set in the beautiful Deadwood Trailhead, this marathon relay offers a mixture of gentle uphill terrain and flat running surface. Learn More ?
Gettysburg, Pa. to Washington, D.C. -- Apr. 29, 2011
Civil War landmarks, gorgeous countryside and the monuments of the nation's capital form the scenery of this 200-mile interstate relay. Learn More ?