Relay & Team Track Races

Relays With An Opening 100-meter Leg

4x100m Relay:

Four runners, two females and two male, with one man and one woman 40 years or older, each running 100m in the following order: 40+ woman, open woman, 40+ man, open man.

Relays With An Opening 200-meter Leg

Three-Lap Sprint:
Four runners, with at least one woman, running in order:200m, 200m, 400m, 400m.

Benny Brown Sub-Master’s Sprint Relay (Division 1 and Club Division only):
Four runners, all 30 years of age or older, with at least one woman AND two runners 35 or older (in addition to the one woman), running in order: 200m, 200m, 400m, 800m. Note: A typical team makeup is two 35 year old men, one 30 year old man and one 30 year old woman. The woman, if 35, cannot count as both a 35 year old AND a woman.

4x200m Relay:
Four runners, with a runner 40 years of age or older running the first leg, a runner 50 or older running the second leg, a woman running the third leg, and a man running the fourth leg (this order of competitors is fixed and must not be changed), running in order: 200m, 200m, 200m, 200m.

President’s Relay (Division 1):
Participants in the President’s Relay must be at the officer level of their company or their direct reports, and must be primarily and significantly responsible for shaping and directing business objectives, direction, and strategy, with accountability for delivering results.

Three runners, each an officer or anyone who reports to the president, or their direct reports, and all 30 years of age or older, running in order: 200m, 400m, 800m. Run as a single-section final.

President’s Relay (Division 3):
Three runners, all from the same company, each at the level of manager of managers (or the equivalent) or above, and all 30 or older, running in order: 200m, 400m, 800m. Run as a single-section final.

Six runners, with at least two women (one 30 years of age or older) AND one runner 40 years of age or older (in addition to the minimum two women), running in order: 200m, 200m, 400m, 400m, 200m, 200m.

(Note: A typical team make-up is two women, one 40-year-old man, and three open men. A woman, if 40, cannot count as both a 40 year old AND a woman.)

The first lap (both opening 200m legs) will be run entirely in lanes, with one team in each lane. After receiving the baton, the third runner may break for the inside lane when there is adequate room.

The finals may be run as a “two heat” final with times merged to determine place. Slow heat first, fast heat second.

Relays With An Opening 400-meter Leg

Senior’s Relay:
Div 1 and Club Division – Five runners, all 50 years of age or older, with at least one woman and one runner 60 years of age or older running the opening leg, running in order: 200m (60+), 400m, 200m, 600m, 400m.

Div 3 – Three runners, all 50 years of age or older, with at least one woman, running in order: 400m, 200m, 600m.

Pyramid Relay:
Five runners, with at least two women, running in order: 400m, 800m, 1200m, 800m, 400m.

The first lap will be run in lanes, with 2 teams in some lanes when necessary. After receiving the baton, the second runner may break for the inside lane when there is adequate room.

Relays With An Opening 800-meter Leg

Sub-Master’s Distance Relay:
Four runners, all 30 years of age or older, with at least one woman AND two runners 35 years or older (in addition to the minimum one woman), running in order: 800m, 400m, 1200m, 1600m.

(Note: A typical team make-up is two 35-year-old men, one 30-year-old man and one 30-year-old woman. The woman, if 35, cannot count as both a 35 year old AND a woman.)

Executive Relay (Division 1 only):
Four runners, each at the level of manager of managers (or the equivalent) or above and all 30 years of age or older, with at least one woman running either an 800m or 1600m leg, running in order: 800m, 400m, 800m, 1600m.

Women’s Relay:
Three female runners, one 40 years or older, whose combined ages total 90 years or more, running in order: 800m, 400m, 400m.

Master’s Relay:
Five runners, all 40 years of age or older, with at least one woman AND one runner 50 years or older (in addition to the minimum one woman), running in order: 800m, 400m, 800m, 200m, 200m.

(Note: A typical team make-up is one 40-year-old women, one 50-year-old man and three 40-year-old men. The woman, if 50, cannot count as both a 50 year old AND a woman.)

The first turn will be run in lanes, with two teams in a lane when necessary. After completing the turn, the first runner may break for the inside lane when there is adequate room.

Relays with an opening 1600-meter Leg

Distance Relay (Division 1 and Club Division only):
Five runners, with at least one woman AND one master (40 years of age or older), in addition to the one woman, running in order: 1600m (woman), 800m, 1600m (master), 1600m, 3200m.

Waterfall start. Runners may break for the inside lane when there is adequate room.

Team Races

In the following track events, each team will have two runners on the track at the same time. All these races use the waterfall start, at the Meet Director’s discretion. Runners may break for the inside lane when there is adequate room.

Women’s 800-Meter Team Race:
Two female runners, each running 800m, with the summed time of both runners determining place.

Men’s Mile Team Race:
Two male runners, at least one 40 years or older, each running one mile, with the summed time of both runners determining place.