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Team Relay

Legs Marathon Team Relay

 

Legs Marathon Team Relay is a fun event that welcomes all teams, whether you are a business/corporation looking for a unique way to engage employees and promote team building, a group of friends who want to share a common fitness goal, or any group of humans in between!

 

Relay participants run the marathon route which is divided into 8 legs.

 

You need a minimum of four team members and a maximum of eight

 

Important Relay Information 

 

Relay participants run the marathon route which is divided into 8 legs. You need a minimum of four team members and a maximum of eight.

 

Here are the 8 leg distances varying from approximately 3.3km to 6.7km:

 

  • Leg 1 - 5.8km                                            

  • Leg 2 – 5.3km

  • Leg 3 – 5.5km

  • Leg 4 – 6.0km

  • Leg 5 – 3.3km

  • Leg 6 – 5.5km

  • Leg 7 – 6.7km

  • Leg 8 – 4.1km

 

A timing chip, attached to a belt serves as the team’s baton and is passed between team members in the designated exchange zones. All eight legs must be completed. The team determines who runs which leg. If you have less than eight members, one or more members will need to run multiple legs. Each team requires a team name and a team captain, who will help you coordinate the legs.

 

General Course Information

 

The Start and Finish Line is located on Canada St., across from the Moncton Events Centre. You will be covering portions of three municipalities, the City of Moncton, the Town of Riverview and the City of Dieppe. Now that’s something to brag about! The terrain will be a mix of city streets, paved path, and beautiful trails.

 

A print friendly description of the legs is available here. You can review the entire route by checking out the text for the Full Marathon.  The following link provides info on which parking lots are available or prohibited:

 

          http://downtownmoncton.com/downtown-parking/

 

Leg 1 - 5.8km

 

Arrive at your Start leg by 7:00am, race starts at 8:00am (Suggested parking: side streets leading to Moncton Events Centre, or municipal parking lots on Church or Botsford Streets)

 

  • Start on Canada St, across from the Moncton Events Centre

  • Proceed west on Canada St. past the Via Rail Train Station

  • Right on Vaughan Harvey Blvd

  • Right on Main St

  • Right on Assomption Blvd

  • Right on Vaughan Harvey Blvd

  • Exchange Zone is located 50m past the YMCA Water Station

  • Don’t forget to pass your timing belt!

 

Leg 2 – 5.3km

 

Arrive at your leg 30min. before your exchange time (YMCA parking lot closest to John Street or Oulton College lot closest to Vaughn Harvey Blvd)

 

  • Straight (north) on Vaughan Harvey Blvd

  • Right on Mountain Rd

  • Right on Cameron St

  • Left on St.George St for a short U-turn

  • West on St. George St

  • Left on Vaughan Harvey Blvd

  • Left on Main

  • Right on Assomption Blvd

  • Exchange Zone is located 50m before the Water Station near the corner of Assomption Blvd and Downing St

  • Don’t forget to pass your timing belt!

 

Leg 3 – 5.5km

 

Arrive at your leg 30 min. before your exchange time (Municipal lot near Riverside Park, Moncton Market parking lot, or Assomption Place Parking lot)

 

  • Cross Assomption at the Downing St intersection

  • Enter trail and head west

  • Exit trail at Vaughan Harvey Blvd, turning left toward Bridge

  • Cross Gunningsville Bridge

  • Exit Bridge using small paved loop to trail and head west, towards the Causeway

  • After the playground, exit the trail onto Coverdale Rd, using the closed portion of the west bound traffic lane

  • Pass the Atlantic Super Store and enter the trail, heading toward the Causeway for a short distance before turning east, back towards East Riverview

  • Exchange Zone is located 50m past the Water Station located on the trail, across from Pine Glen Rd

  • Don’t forget to pass your timing belt!

 

Leg 4 – 6.0km

 

 

Arrive at your leg 30 min. before your exchange time (Suggested Parking: Carelton Financial at 268 Coverdale Rd)

 

  • Continue east on the trail, past the Gunningsville Bridge

  • The turnaround is located in the Point Park area of the trail

  • Exchange Zone is located 50m before the Water Station located near the Bridge entrance

 

Leg 5 – 3.3km

 

 

Arrive at your leg 30min. before your exchange time (Coverdale Rd Parking lot on trail across from Court Street)

 

 

  • Return to Moncton using the larger trail loop to access the Bridge

  • Turn right onto the same trail used earlier, now heading east

  • Exchange Zone is located on the trail 50m past the Lululemon Water Station located behind the Chateau Moncton

  • Don’t forget to pass your timing belt!

 

Leg 6 – 5.5km

 

 

Arrive at your leg 30min. before your exchange time (Suggested Parking: retail lots at Superstore Plaza)

 

  • Continue east on the trail toward Dieppe

  • Turn left on the trail near Virginia Ave

  • Right on Virginia Ave

  • Right on Acadie Ave/Amirault

  • Right on Amand Crois

  • Right on Benonie Ct

  • Returning to the trail, turn left (south) toward Melanson Rd

  • Exchange Zone is located on the trail, 50m past the Water Station located at the trail entrance from Melanson Rd

  • Don’t forget to pass your timing belt!

 

Leg 7 – 6.7km

 

Arrive at your leg 30min. before your exchange time (Suggested Parking: lot near trail access at corner of Melanson & Amirault across from church)

 

  • Continue south on the trail

  • Turn left on Gillespie St

  • Right on Pointe Aux Renards St

  • Right on the trail to loop back to Gillespie St

  • Left on the trail, heading back to Moncton

  • Exchange Zone is located 50m past the Water Station located at the Chartersville Marsh trail access which is north of the Chartersville Rd

  • Don’t forget to pass your timing belt!

 

Leg 8 – 4.1km

 

Arrive at your leg 30 min. before your exchange time (Chartersville Marsh trail access parking lot)

 

  • Continue on the trail to return to Moncton

  • Exit trail using Terry Fox Ln., cross Assomption Blvd at the Downing St intersection

  • Straight on Downing St

  • Left on Main St, entering a closed south lane of traffic

  • Left on Canada St, finishing across from the Moncton Events Centre

  • Find your team mates and celebrate!