For you – any pace, any distance, any terrain

september, 2023

2023sun03sep9:00 am3:30 pmThe River Relay9:00 am - 3:30 pm VariousGender:OpenAge:OpenTerrain:MixedDistance:c.5 - 6 miles per leg


(Sunday) 9:00 am - 3:30 pm



How to Enter

Volunteers welcome to organise teams – please contact team captains for more info.


c.5 – 6 miles per leg

Event Details

What? The River Relay is a baton relay run over five stages from Boveney to Kingston-upon-Thames, finishing at the Hawker Centre.

When? Sunday 3rd September 2023 starting at 9:00am

Who? Mixed teams consist of 5 people with at least one woman, the others can be a woman, a Veteran (35 and over) but not more than 3 Senior Men. Due to our TRA licence requirements, all team members must be at least 18 years of age. We may be able to accommodate a 16 or 17yo but only by exception – please contact riverrelay@stragglers.orgif you wish to enter one.

Where? The stages range from 4.4 to 6.5 miles over friendly terrain (a total of approximately 26.7 miles) so this is an excellent introduction to relay racing and runners of all standards are welcome.

Why? All proceeds from the race (after expenses) go to charity

Cost? Just £60 for a team of attached runners, (£70 unattached).


The race starts at 9:00 AM from the Chapel of St Mary Magdalene on Lock Path at Boveney. It finishes at the Hawker Centre, Lower Ham Road, Kingston. This distance is approximately 26.7 miles – just over a full marathon!


A detailed PDF with maps annotated with route instructions for each stage is available at River Relay Maps 2022 and a YouTube video of the route being run-through is available at River Relay Course Run-Through