The Oregon Rivalry Relay, formally known as the Civil War Relay, is a one-day, 52-mile relay race celebrating the interstate college football rivalry between the University of Oregon and Oregon State University. The direction of the route will depend on which school has the home game.
This year's game is hosted by the Oregon State, this year's Oregon Rivalry Relay will start at the Alton Banker Park in Eugene.
The course is divided into twenty-five legs and is rural in nature except for when departing Eugene. After starting, teams will run on the shoulders of the roads crossing through the scenic Oregon country side and small, quaint towns, to the finish line at the Linn-Benton Community College in Albany.
Each leg is around 2-miles which allows for a quick pace with less down time in case of a classic wet Oregon winter day.
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Teams will consist of up to five runners and there will be both a competitive category and a non-competitive category. Each person on a competitive team will run 5 legs and the team must maintain the running order, handing off at each exchange. In the non-competitive, or "Helter Skelter" category, runners do not have to maintain the running order but must still hand off at each exchange.