The Reach the Beach (RTB) Relay Running Race Series is the premiere running relay race series in the United States. The RTB Relay: Mountain Creek to Seaside Heights, NJ will take place in picturesque New Jersey during the beautiful fall season. The relay will consist of (a maximum of ) 12 person teams that will rotate through 36 transition areas as they cover the approximate 200 mile distance of the race. This means that each relay team member will run 3 legs of varying lengths and difficulty and will cover an average total distance of ~16.6 miles. There will also be an Ultra Distance division that will have a team limit of 6 members. In this case, the average distance covered per Ultra Distance Team runner would be ~ 33 miles. The runners will rotate in a set order once the race begins and will be obligated to follow this rotation until the final runner Reaches the Beach!
Event schedule and times
Friday & Saturday, October 18-19, 2013
Start: Mountain Creek, Vernon, NJ
Finish: Seaside Heights, NJ
Friday October 18, 2013; from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Teams start in "waves" every 15-30 minutes. The event will conclude by 8:00 PM on Saturday October 19, 2013. All teams must have completed the race by this time. All teams are expected to be able to run the event at an average pace of approximately 10 minutes per mile.