2 Person Marathon Relay

TEAM MATE FINDER-CLICK HERE

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

RUNNER #1 – THE INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Start: Buffalo, New York, USA

Distance: 21.1 km

Start Time: 9:00 a.m.

Cutoff at 21.1k: 12:30 p.m.

Race Kit Pickup: MANDATORY Customs Clearance Saturday Oct.24th, Scotiabank Convention Centre. Passport/NEXUS (or other Customs documents) required

Shuttle to Start: 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Crowne Plaze 5685 Falls Avenue, Niagara Falls Passport required to board. Parking at Sheraton on the Falls

Shuttle from 21.1k Exchange: Shuttles run from Exchange Mark back to Finish Line to collect bags from Baggage Bus. Note that Runner #1 may be waiting on bus until enough runners fill the bus. Buses will be warm & food, drink & warming blankets provided during wait. Shuttles run from Finish Line to parking lot at Crowne Plaza

Bag Check: At start line in Buffalo

Strollers & Walkers not permitted. Minimum age: 16

READ: TREK AND RUN’S RACE REVIEW

CUSTOMS & IMMIGRATION

OPTION 1: CANADIAN OR U.S. CITIZEN

Must have valid ID – Passport, Enhanced Driver’s License or Nexus Card

OPTION 2: NON-CANADIAN / NON-U.S. CITIZEN

1. Valid Passport

2. You MAY need a VISA to enter Canada. Go to this website to determine if you need a VISA: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp

3. You MAY need a VISA to enter the U.S. Please refer to the U.S. Customs website to learn about visa requirements for entry into the U.S.

4. I-94 entry document PRIOR to race day available from U.S. Customs. Participants must obtain this form IN PERSON from the Rainbow Bridge (91-109 Rainbow Bridge, Niagara Falls, NY 14303). You can walk across the Rainbow Bridge from most hotels in downtown Niagara Falls, Canada.

5. Other documents based on your legal status. Please be aware that there are many different legal status, e.g. Green Card, Student Visa etc. that require documentation to cross the Canadian/U.S. border. It is the responsibility of the runner to verify their documentation needs. Please consult an immigration lawyer or the U.S. and Canadian Customs websites to ensure you are adequately prepared for race day

Note: Make sure you do not have a criminal record as you will not be allowed in to Canada. Unsure? Check here: Determine if I am inadmissible into Canada

Closest airports – Buffalo International (U.S.A.) or Toronto Pearson International (Canada)

STARTING CORRALS

For Runner #1 in Buffalo only: Your starting corral will be indicated on your race bib and is based on your predicted finish time

3:33 and under

3:34 to 4:43

4:44 +

REGISTRATION – RUNNER #1, BUFFALO START

Next price increase: March 1st

$160-$195 per Team

BEFORE you register:

1. Decide which Team Member will start in Buffalo

2. Assign a Team Name that both Team Members input so that we may assign each Member the same bib number and timing chip data

Note: While both Team Members can register separately, you MUST provide the name of your Team Mate during registration

Next price increase: March 1st, 2020

LIMITED TO 50 TEAMS

 
 
 
 
 

Click on map for larger view & for elevation details

Marathon route map

For RUNNER #1, point to point course starting at Buffalo State College’s Sports Arena in Buffalo, New York, United States. First 4 miles meander through quaint neighbourhoods in downtown Buffalo before the EPIC crossing of the Peace Bridge from the United States into Canada. The course then winds along the scenic Niagara Parkway, following the Niagara River. While it can be windy, the views are majestic of both the river & the mansions that line the route. Leg #1 ends at the 21.1 km mark, close to the Fort Erie/Niagara Falls border

MEDALS & SHIRTS:

Each Team Member receives a unique medal for finishing & a tech top

AWARDS

TBD

BIB TRANSFERS

No refunds or deferrals but the option to sell your bib before Oct. 11th

Option to transfer down distances and run solo vs relay

Last date for any changes: Oct. 11th
(Earlier if race sells out. Distance changes at Race Kit Pickup if not sold out)

SPECTATOR PARKING

Across from Table Rock Welcome Centre at “Falls Parking Lot” at 6650 Niagara Parkway

IMPORTANT DATES

Register by Oct. 11th to receive a personalized bib with your name on it!

Registration closes Tuesday October 20th at midnight

Bib numbers EMAILED week of Oct.12th

Porta Potties at start/finish & water stations

NUUN & water at every water station (~every 2.5 k)

NUUN hydration logo

CLIF Bloks at 10k

TEAM MATE FINDER-CLICK HERE

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

RUNNER #2 – THE HORSESHOE FALLS FINISHER

Start: Niagara Parkway, Canada at the 21.1 km mark

Distance: 21.1 km

Start Time: Up to 12:30 p.m.

Cutoff at Finish Line: 4 p.m.

Race Kit Pickup: Saturday Oct.24th, Scotiabank Convention Centre OR race morning starting at 7:30 a.m. at the start

Shuttles to 21.1k exchange:Rapidsview Parking Lot. You will board the Shuttle at Rapidsview ~1- 1 1/2 hours before your start based on your Team Mates expected finish time. We will send an email 1-2 weeks before race day to confirm your boarding time

Parking:Free parking to catch shuttle Rapidsview Parking Lot. Access via Portage Road and Upper Rapids Blvd. Shuttles back to the parking lot from the Finish Line

Bag Check: At parking lot before catching shuttle

Strollers & Walkers not permitted. Minimum age: 16

READ: TREK AND RUN’S RACE REVIEW

REGISTRATION – RUNNER #2, CANADA START

Next price increase: March 1st

$160-$195 per Team

BEFORE you register:

1. Decide which Team Member will start in Buffalo

2. Assign a Team Name that both Team Members input so that we may assign each Member the same bib number and timing chip data

Note: While both Team Members can register separately, you MUST provide the name of your Team Mate during registration

Next price increase: March 1st, 2020

LIMITED TO 50 TEAMS

 
 
 
 
 

Click on map for larger view & for elevation details

Marathon route map

For RUNNER #2, point to point course starting at the 21.1 km mark, run entirely along the Niagara Parkway. While it can be windy, the views are majestic of both the river & the mansions that line the route.

Finishes right at the brink of the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Canada

MEDALS & SHIRTS:

Each Team Member receives a unique medal for finishing & a tech top

AWARDS

TBD

BIB TRANSFERS

No refunds or deferrals but the option to sell your bib before Oct. 11th. Option to purchase insurance during the registration process

Option to transfer down distances and run solo vs relay

Last date for any changes: Oct. 11th
(Earlier if race sells out. Distance changes at Race Kit Pickup if not sold out)

SPECTATOR PARKING

Across from Table Rock Welcome Centre at “Falls Parking Lot” at 6650 Niagara Parkway

IMPORTANT DATES

Register by Oct. 11th to receive a personalized bib with your name on it!

Registration closes Tuesday October 20th at midnight

Bib numbers EMAILED week of Oct.12th

Porta Potties at start/finish & water stations

NUUN & water at every water station (~every 2.5 k)

NUUN hydration logo

CLIF Bloks at 30k