Relay Race “Quer Durch Basel”

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Saturday, 22 April

Everyone is invited to join the 39th edition of this special relay race through the center of Basel. The route, which newly loops through Kleinbasel, starts and ends at the Theodors Kirchplatz. The distance is 747 m long for children and 1,179 m long for adults, offering an attractive competition arena for teams of different age groups and athletic fitness, including elite runners, men, women, mixed, families, girls, and boys. This is a race where anything is possible as the interplay and harmony within a team often determine victory or defeat and you need speed as well as skill in the handover of the baton. It guarantees high energy for both runners and spectators!
This relay is an afternoon race, with the various age categories racing between 15:00-17:00; exact start times will be announced on the day of the race, based on the number of participating teams. Number bibs will be handed out before the race at the event booth at the Theodors Kirchplatz, starting at 13:45. Changing rooms and showers will be available for women and men at the Theodors Turnhalle from 13:00–19:00. All runners in the first three teams in each category will receive a medal, and all participating runners will receive an anniversary gift and can keep their start numbers.
Registration fee is CHF 90 for adult teams (6 members per team) and CHF 60 for kids’ teams (5 members per team). You can register online by clicking on “Anmeldung” on the left of the page, until April 15 (no late registration possible).


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