Format & Courses

Long Course | 9 Legs | 38.25 Miles | 8625 feet of elevation gain

Short Course | 3 Legs | 12.75 Miles | 2875 feet of elevation gain

 

Race Format

  • The Herd Relays consist of 3 loops of various distances and characters on the beautiful single and double track trails of Big Sky Resort.
  • For the Long Course Relay – Each team must finish each loop three times for a total of 9 legs,
  • For the Short Course Relay – Each team must finish each loop once for a total of 3 legs.
  • For the Short Course Solo – The solo runner must finish each loop once for a total of 3 legs.
  • The loops must be run in the correct order. | Loop #1, Loop #2, Loop #3
  • Each team member must run at least one leg. The rest is up to you!

Team Categories

  • Male | 3 Person Team | All Male
  • Female | 3 Person Team | All Female
  • Coed | 3 Person Team | At least one female and one male
  • High School | 3 Person Teams | Male, Female, & Coed | All members must be enrolled in high school.
  • Each team member must run at least one leg. The rest is up to you!

Team Divisions

  • Open | Male, Female, Coed | Total team age does not exceed 120 years.
  • Masters | Male, Female, Coed | Total team age equal to or greater than 120 years.
  • High School | Male, Female, Coed | All members must be enrolled in high school.

Herd Relays Full Map

All loops begin and end in the Big Sky Resort Village Base Area

Loop #1 | Coolridge

Distance: 4.75 Miles

Vertical Gain and Loss: 935 ft up | 935 ft down

 

Loop #2 | Moosetracks

Distance: 3.1 Miles

Vertical Gain and Loss: 1040 ft up | 1040 ft down.

Loop #3 | Huckleberry

Distance: 4.75 Miles

Vertical Gain and Loss: 900 ft up | 900 ft down

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