Spaceport America Relay Race
April 8, 2017 - April 9, 2017
Along the Historic Rio Grande River
- Registration is now open and early bird pricing is now available for a limited time. Teams can currently register for $1200 ($100 per teammate). A “Captain’s Reserve” is also on offer where the team captain can reserve a team slot with a non-refundable deposit of $120.
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Spaceport America, the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport located in southern New Mexico in the USA, today announced that, in collaboration with relay racing specialists MH Enterprises LLC, the Spaceport America Crew will host and support a two-day, 200 mile, relay race event.
Sanctioned by USA Track and Field (USATF), the Spaceport America Relay Race will begin on April 8, 2017 at the El Paso County Coliseum with teams of twelve or six runners running three of the 36 different race segments (legs) ranging from 2.0 miles to 13.2 miles of the total 200 mile distance.
Traveling from the City of El Paso along the historic Rio Grande river valley, teams will make their way north into New Mexico and run through Dona Ana County and the villages of La Union, Gadsen, Chamberino, Vado, Mesquite and Mesilla. After running across the beautiful City of Las Cruces, daylight will turn to dusk, and teams will run under a full moon with an illumination of 93-97% through Radium Springs, Rincon, Hatch, and into Sierra County and the towns of Arrey, Williamsburg, and Truth or Consequences. As the