Race Rules*

  • Age Limit:
    • Ekiden relay runners must be 10 years old or older on the day of the race. Participants under the age of 18 must provide a signed parent/guardian consent form.
    • Marathon runners must be 18 years old or older on the day of the race.
  • The Bib: Bibs should be pinned and visibly positioned on the FRONT of your running gear. You will not be allowed on the course if you are not wearing a bib.
  • Time Limit: Due to road use permits, all runners must follow a strict time frame. Failure to not complete legs within times may result in team/single runner disqualification.
  • The cut-off time to complete Legs 1, 2, and 3 is three hours. All runners must pass through the arch at Sandy Beach (Leg 4) by 8:30 AM.
  • The cut-off time to complete the entire course is six hours. The finish line closes at 11:30 AM.
  • Baby Strollers/Skates/Bikes: Unauthorized vehicles including bicycles, baby strollers, all forms of skates, support walkers, walking sticks, poles and canes, etc. will not be allowed on the course on race day.
  • Pets: No pets allowed on the course on race day.
  • Audio Equipment (earphones/headphones): Participants are discouraged from using audio or music playing devices. But if it is necessary to use them on the course while running, please be cautious on the roadway and adhere to the instructions of the police and Ekiden staff members.
  • Cancellation Policy: Entry fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

 

*Subject to change.