2023 Round the Bay Relay and Ultra Registration Registration will open August 1st (Ultra) and September 1st (Relay)
Relay teams Registration- register on www.active.com beginning September 1, 2023.
Ultra runner Registration - Register online at Ultrasignup.com beginning August 1, 2023 -- OR --
Download, print and mail the Registration Form. (Click the icon below.)
13th Annual Round the Bay Relay and Ultra
What: A 36.8 mile Relay and ULTRA around Choctawhatchee Bay (Destin, Niceville, Fort Walton Beach) The race course includes seven bridges, nine hills, four bayous, and one big bay!
When: Saturday, December 30, 2023 with an early morning staggered start. Ultra runners may start at 5:00 AM, 5:30 AM or 6:00 AM and Relay teams begin a staggered start at 6:00. Ultra runners and relay teams need to notify the race director if they need an earlier start. All relay runners should be back to the finish line by 12:30 PM. The finish line will remain open until 12:45 for the Ultra runners but will be taken down at that time.
Where: The Elks Lodge on Okaloosa Island (Fort Walton Beach, Florida).
Who: Typically, a 6-person teams is the norm but teams may add or subtract runners as needed. Some teams have as few as two runners (usually marathon prep training) while others have had 12-14 runners. The more runners, the more fun for the team!!
Cost: $35 for Relay runner, $55 for Ultra runners. $5 off for NWFTC members. Add $10 late fee after 12/11/23.
SWAG: 2023- Still to be determined based on availability, but tentatively set for a long sleeve dri-fit shirt, socks or towels, growler, post-race music food and drink and special beach front hotel rates.