What in the name of Mercury are Zeal Relays!?
We are so glad you asked.
Zeal Relays is a race carnival which anyone can take part in. It’s like taking a road 5K, throwing it on a 400-meter track and then breaking it into 3 different relays, which you will run with 1 to 3 of your closest (and hopefully fastest) friends/family!
No! You don’t need track and field experience.
No! You don’t need running spikes (we actually don’t allow them in our events).
No! You can’t use starting blocks.
Yes! You need a baton – but your baton can be almost anything (find out more here)
Yes! You should come up with a funny/creative team name (please keep it PG-13) - there is a prize for this as well!
Yes! There are prizes for the most original and creative relay team outfits (again, keep it PG-13).
Yes! This is a competitive event. There will be winners and losers…but aren’t we all winners for just showing up?
Yes! There will be an announcer calling the races.
Yes! There will be all male, all female and coed team categories as well as age divisions.
Yes! There will be thumping beats.
Yes! This is a family friendly event (we have kids’ races, too!)
Yes! Our race is just this awesome.