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The Christmas Relays is a PAUSATF Road Series event hosted annually by WVTC in mid-December. Individuals each run one 4.5-mile leg in teams of four to compete in various divisions. Proceeds from the event support MacCanDo Tenderloin Youth Track Club.

If you're interested in donating to Christmas Relays, please visit our donations page.

Notice about the 2020 Christmas Relays​: Due to Covid-19, Christmas Relays 2020 is cancelled. We will miss racing with you this year--stay safe, and we look forward to seeing you all in 2021!


For older results see the PAUSATF Archive

2019       2018       2017       2016       2015        2014        2013        2012        2011       2010

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When: 9:00 a.m.

Where: Lake Merced in San Francisco

Start/Finish and all exchange points occur at the Sunset Circle parking lot at Lake Merced. (Cross streets: Sunset Blvd and Lake Merced Blvd.)


Parking: The Sunset Circle lot will be closed to parking. Street parking is plentiful on and near Sunset Blvd, but please give yourselves time to walk to the start.


Note: Details have not yet been updated for 2021.


Open Men & Women

Junior (under 19)

Sub-masters (30+)

Masters (40+)

Senior - 50+

Men / Women - 60+

Men / Women - 70+

14 & Under


Couples (2 M/2 F)

Corporate Open


Children Under 19

$80.00 (until race day)


$100 (Nov. 17th or earlier)

$120 (Nov. 18th - Dec. 8th)

$130 (Dec. 9th - Dec. 14th) 

Multi-Team Registration


If you need to register more than one (1) team and/or need to make one (1) payment, please email

Make checks payable to West Valley Track Club

PAUSATF Comp Registration

If your division won the 2018 PAUSATF Road Racing Circuit and you are requesting comp entry, send us an email.

Rules and Logistics

Each team member runs only one 4.464 mile leg. It is okay to run a leg on more than one team. Women may compete in any of the men's divisions. Team members within the same division may be changed after registration, but division changes must be made at registration.


  • Each participant will receive a Christmas Relays-themed hat (while supplies last). 

  • $2,900 will also be awarded to eligible participants as part of the PAUSATF Grand Prix.

Course Map

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Headlands Brewing Co, Magnolia Brewing Co, Almanac Brewing Co, Fort Point Beer Co, Anderson Valley Brewing Co will be providing beer at the race. Participants over 21 years old may enjoy 1 complimentary beer. Bring your ID!