XCR’16 Round 8 – Anglesea Ekiden Relay

 

What is an Ekiden Relay?

Ever wanted to compete in a marathon but felt you were not quite up to it? Ekiden is a Japanese term which generally refers to a long-distance relay running race, typically conducted on roads. An Ekiden Relay is commonly held over the marathon distance of 42.195km. Teams of runners complete legs of varying distances.

The popular XCR Anglesea Ekiden Relay returns to the XCR calendar in 2016 and will take place on Victoria’s iconic Surf Coast in Anglesea.

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