Join Us for the Best Relay Race in Denver

Take on the ultimate team challenge at the Platte River Half Marathon & Relay!

Gear Up for an Unforgettable Relay Race Adventure

Looking for a thrilling, team-building challenge that will test your running skills and endurance? Look no further than the Platte River Half Marathon & Relay — the most epic relay race in Denver! Registration will open soon for our 2025 event, and then it’ll be time to start building your team of friends, family, and colleagues as you get ready for a one-of-a-kind racing adventure. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a first-timer, this exciting event is sure to be a memorable experience for you and your team!

2024 Platte River Half Marathon's Relay Course map

Explore the Platte River Trail With Your Team

The Platte River Relay takes place on the scenic Platte River Trail in Littleton, just outside of Metro Denver, offering runners stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and the city skyline in the distance. The out-and-back relay course starts and ends at Reynold’s Landing trailhead parking lot near the famous Breckenridge Brewery, where you will be treated to a post-race celebration unlike any other.

The relay is split into three legs of roughly 4.0 miles, 5.1 miles, and 4.0 miles for a total of 13.1 miles, and a total ascent of around 300 feet. This scenic course will challenge and delight runners of all ages, levels, and abilities. Join us for an exhilarating journey through Littleton, Englewood, and Sheridan!

What to Know About the Relay Race Exchange Points

  • The relay will consist of three legs of roughly 4.0 miles, 5.1 miles, and 4.0 miles.
  • The relay exchange zone is located approximately at miles 4.0 and 9.1.
  • The first and second relay exchange points are located at the trailhead parking lot on the west side of the Platte River across from Broken Tee Golf Course. The address is 2101 W. Oxford Ave, Sheridan, CO 80110.
  • There will be a timing mat, aid station, and portable toilets at each exchange point.
  • Each runner coming into the exchange zone will wear a belt with a timing tag and must cross the timing mat before handing the belt off to the next runner.
  • Relay teams are responsible for their own transportation to and from the starting line and exchange points.
  • Overflow parking is in the golf course parking lot on the east side of the river. Please park as close to the river as possible.

Race in Style with Platte River Half Marathon & Relay Swag

Get ready to show off your team spirit with amazing race swag you won’t find anywhere else! All relay race participants will enjoy perks like:

Long Sleeve Tech-T

Finisher’s Medal for Each Runner

HydraPak Collapsible & Reusable Speed Cup

E-Goodie Bag

Free Beer and Hard Seltzer at the Post-Race Party

Free Downloadable Race and Exchange Photos

Celebrate Your Team’s Victory at Breckenridge Brewery’s Beer Garden

After conquering the relay course, it’s time to let loose, unwind, and celebrate your achievement! Join us at the famous Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton for a family-friendly post-race party, where you’ll enjoy live music, food trucks, games, and, of course, plenty of refreshing beer at the beer garden. You won’t want to miss out on the ultimate post-race celebration, where you can bask in warm sunshine, share your stories, and toast your team’s triumph.

What to Expect During Our 13.1-Mile Relay Race

Get ready to tackle our 13.1-mile out-and-back relay course with confidence! Here are some essential details to know about the relay race:

The race starts promptly at 7 am in the Reynold’s Landing trailhead parking lot next to Breckenridge Brewery. Finish line support will close at 10:30 am.

Our awesome volunteers will staff five aid stations along the course, providing you with essential support like Gatorade, water, Honey Stinger Gels and Chews, and more!

We’re going cupless! All race participants will receive a complimentary HydraPak collapsible and reusable speed cup to clip, carry, or stow during the race to stay hydrated.

Be quick — the relay is limited to 100 relay teams! Register for the race today to reserve your spot and bring your team along for some healthy fun!

Let’s not forget about the big finish! Awards will be given to the Top 3 Male, Female, and Coed teams.

Ready to Conquer Denver’s Oldest Half-Marathon?

Are you ready to take on the ultimate team challenge? Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a newcomer to the sport, the Platte River Half Marathon & Relay is the perfect race for you and your team. With stunning scenery, amazing swag, and an incredible post-race party, this race promises to be an unforgettable experience. Register now and get ready to run, celebrate, and have an excellent time! See you at the finish line!

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