Let’s see if we can design the dream relay team for a marathon, shall we? How about Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, Bart Yasso, and you? A pretty potent combo for most runners, isn’t it? Thanks to the Blue Ridge Marathon, that dream team can become a reality for two incredibly lucky runners.
The Blue Ridge Marathon, billed as American’s Toughest Road Marathon, is taking place April 20 in Roanoke, Va. If you’re interested in the full event, you’d better hurry, because there are fewer than 200 slots available as of yesterday. If running up and down three full mountains isn’t quite your thing, however, there’s the relay option–and that’s where the chance to run with the legends comes into play.
The Blue Ridge Marathon is giving away the final two slots on a dream marathon relay team. If this sounds amazing to you (and it should), just head over here to get all the details and get your name in the hat before it’s too late: entries must be received by Jan. 31 and winners will be drawn in mid-February.
So tell me, which option would you choose? The entire, incredibly tough course with close to 7,000 feet elevation change and BIG bragging rights? Or the kinder, gentler relay option with the once in a lifetime chance to run with legends? Either one is a win-win, if you ask me!
Disclaimer: I was compensated for this post by Blue Ridge Outdoors.