Lake Merritt Joggers & Striders 

Couples Relay - February 22, 2015!

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View photos from the 2014 Couples Relay.

The LMJS Couples Relay is a two person relay with each team member running one 5K lap around Lake Merritt. Teams can be comprised of any combination of genders (on female/male teams the female runner will run the first leg). There are prizes for winners in each age division plus oldest and youngest team. Lots of goodies and prize drawings for all runners (must be present to win). The first 200 teams registered receive a great race premium!

The 2014 race is now complete. Return to this page for news about the 37th Annual Couples Relay, Sunday, February 22, 2015.

Please note: Unfortunately, we are unable to host our regular monthly kids races at this event.

Same day registration will be available between 8-8:45am on Sunday. Same-day registration fees are $35 per couple.

Divisions: (combined age of team members)

A. Walkers
B. Youth Team (combined age of 29 and under)
C. 30-39
D. 40-59
E. 60-79
F. 80-99
G. 100-119
H. 120-139
I. 140+
We were pleased to have Running for a Better Oakland as the 2014 nonprofit beneficiary. Running for a Better Oakland (RBO) is a non-profit organization that encourages 5th – 12th grade Oakland students to develop healthy lifestyles through running. By building confidence, setting goals, providing training and encouragement, RBO will give students the values for achievement and hard work that they can draw on for all areas of their lives.

Don't want to run in the the Couples Relay? Why not volunteer? Do you own a business that you would like to promote to active Bay Area residents? Become a race sponsor!

Email for more information on how to volunteer or to become a race sponsor. Come join us!

Thanks to our 2014 sponsors:


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