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New Balance Big Relay runners

The New Balance Big Relay

Congratulations to all the teams that took part in The New Balance Big Relay on Sunday 1 March 2020. We hope you had a great day.

More information on the 2021 event will be available soon.

About The New Balance Big Relay

The New Balance Big Relay offers teams of four runners the chance to take on The Vitality Big Half, running 13.1 miles through Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Lewisham and Greenwich on the way.

Each participant runs one leg of The Vitality Big Half course between Tower Bridge and Cutty Sark in Greenwich over distances ranging from just over one mile to 4.5 miles.

Relay changeover points

The first runner starts with all of The Vitality Big Half runners, with changeover points at the locations listed below:

Relay Changeover points

  • Leg One: The Start, Tower Bridge to Heron Quays, Canary Wharf (3.5 miles/5.6km)
    Changeover One Location: Pavement outside south western corner of Jubilee Park (closest station Canary Wharf
  • Leg Two: Heron Quays, Canary Wharf to Ropemakers Field, Narrow Street (1.2 miles/1.9km)
    Changeover Two: Gravelled area in the south western corner of Ropemakers Field (closest stations Limehouse and Westferry)
  • Leg Three: Narrow Street to Rupack Street, Rotherhithe (4 miles/6.4km)
    Changeover Three Location: Grass area next to bus stop on westbound carriageway (closest stations Rotherhithe and Bermondsey)
  • Leg Four: Rupack Street to The Finish, Cutty Sark (4.5 miles)

Final Instructions

Final Instructions for runners taking part in The New Balance Big Relay are emailed to all participants, but you can also download them below.