January 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm [RESCHEDULED]
Historic Occoneechee Speedway Trail
WEATHER UPDATE: [As of 1/20/18 at 11:00am]: We have been out to the Speedway to assess conditions. Although temperatures are rising, the Speedway and surrounding area is still covered in snow and ice. It is unsafe to run.
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Runners, start your engines!
Bull City Running is proud to announce the 4th annual Speedway Relay!
Relay teams of two or four people will have the chance to race around the last remaining dirt track in NASCAR history! All proceeds will benefit the Classical American Homes Preservation Trust to help connect the Speedway Trail with Ayr Mount and the rest of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail.
Want to check out the competition? Use this link to see which teams are competing for the checkered flag in 2018!
The relay will consist of 20 laps (each lap is just over 1 kilometer) making the total distance roughly 13.5 miles. Just like pit row, teams will line the field as their teammates race around the track awaiting the signal to hand-off, which can happen in any order and after any given number of laps. There is no required distance for each runner, nor is there a specific order of hand-off that has to be followed. It’s quite simple: your team needs to complete a total of 20 laps to finish the relay!
Saturday 1/27: 1:00-5:00pm @ Bull City Running
Sunday 1/28: 11:45am-12:45pm @ Speedway
**The first team registrant (or team captain) will pay the total team registration fee in order to secure a spot for their 2 or 4 person team. Each teammate will then register individually to join the team and will not be charged a registration fee.
$70/2-person team & $140/4-person team until November 15th
$80/2-person team & $160/4-person team until December 31st
$90/2-person team & $180/4-person team until January 20th
(no race day registration)
Awards Categories (based on 2018 registrations/team break down):
2 Person Teams:
Top 2: All Male Team, Masters Female, and Masters Co-Ed Team
Top 3: All Female, Co-Ed Team
4 Person Teams:
Top 3: All Male, Masters Male, All Female, Co-Ed, Masters Co-Ed Team
ALL relay runners and spectators are expected to carpool. Parking is very limited and there is NO PARKING available at the Speedway. You will be directed to park at OE Enterprises with limited overflow parking at Carrot Top Industries, both on Elizabeth Brady Road and close to the Speedway entrance. The Speedway is approximately a 5-10 minute walk from these parking areas.
The Occoneechee Speedway is located in Hillsborough, NC. Please carpool with your team! Parking is limited and you will be directed to park on the property of businesses that neighbor the Speedway. GPS Location Directions.
Please join us at Mystery Brewing Co. in Hillsborough for the official Occoneechee Speedway Relay after-party, awards ceremony, and raffle starting at 4 PM! Click here for directions to the brewery. NOTE: Location of after party has changed from last year. It will be at the brewery (not the Public House).