Beach To Bay Relay Marathon

January 29, 2012


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Beach to Bay Relay Marathon is an annual six-person relay running event held in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA on the third Saturday in May. Back in 1976, the very first Beach to Bay Relay Marathon was held on Armed Forces Day to honor the nation’s men and women serving in the United States of America’s Military. To many runners, the annual event has become a tradition throughout the State of Texas.

Beach to Bay has grown to be the largest relay marathon in the United States. Attracting runners from all over the U.S. as well as Kenya, England and Mexico. Approximately 2,600 teams totaling over 16,000 runners compete each year.

Website: Beach To Bay Relay Marathon | May 18, 2013


  • Relay Marathon

Start Times

  • Relay Marathon – 7:00 am


The entry fees is $215 for early registrations and $295 for late registrations. To participate in Beach To Bay Relay Marathon you can register in the official website. Last date for registrations is May 1, 2013 (or when race fills up).

Course / Route Map


The course is divided into six-legs of roughly 4.4 miles each. Start at the Intersection of Ellif Rd. and Access Rd. 5, Run North towards Viento Del Mar, Turn right towards the beach, Turn left and run north till turnaround, run South along the beach, Turn right on Access Rd. 6, Turn Right on Southbound Park Rd. 22, Loop underneath Causeway Bridge to the Northbound side of Park Rd. 22, Which becomes South Padre Island Drive, Turn right ton Fawn Rd., Turn Right on Waldron Rd. which “Y’s” into N.A.S. Drive, Enter Gate, N.A.S. Drive now becomes Lexington Blvd., Turn right on Dimmit Drive, Proceed to Ocean Drive and turn left, Right on King Drive, Right onto Ocean Drive which becomes Shoreline Dr., Proceed through McCaughan Park to the Finish line.

Time Limits and Cutoffs

  • Beach to Bay Courses close promptly at 1:00 pm. All teams must complete the relay before this time in order to get Finisher Medals and refreshments as they are available.
  • Disposable timing tags attached to the back of the anchor’s bib number will be used. The 6th leg runner must wear the RED BIB NUMBER with the timing tag adhered to it in order to be counted in the results.

Water Stops

Complimentary pizza, soft drinks and adult beverages will be served at the finish.

Prize Money/ Awards

The top teams from each division will be recognized with awards.

Course Records

Information not available.

T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates

  • All participants will be given Official T-shirts
  • All participants will receive “FINISHERS MEDALS”. In order for your team to receive his/her (s’) medals, you must turn in your timing chips worn by your sixth leg runner.

Race Day Weather

The temperature typically varies from 72°F to 85°F and is rarely below 66°F or above 90°F.

Results & Past Winners

Results of past runs for all runners are available at our Beach To Bay Relay Marathon Results page.

Race Date

May 17, 2014


Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

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Race Registration

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Course / Route Map

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Race Profile / Elevation Map

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Race Tags

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Time Limits & Cutoffs

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Course Records

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Prize Money & Awards

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T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates

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Water Stops & Refreshments

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