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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. 

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



Click the registration button above to register.

Team captains: Please read this guide on how to register your team and invite your relay team members.

Questions? Contact us!

When: 9:00 a.m. Sunday, December 17, 2023

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.

Sunset Circle at Lake Merced is property of San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department.



For older results see the PAUSATF Archive

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  • Open Men / Women

  • Couples (2 Men / 2 Women)

  • 14 & Under Men / Women

  • Junior (under 19) Men / Women

  • Family (at least 3 members from the same family)

  • Corporate (four people from the same workplace)

  • Sub-masters Men / Women - 30+

  • Masters Men / Women 40+

  • Senior Men / Women - 50+

  • Men / Women - 60+

  • Men / Women - 70+


Youths (under 18)
$80.00 (until race day)


$120 (Nov. 19th or earlier)
$140 (Nov. 20th - Dec. 10th)
$150 (Dec. 11th - 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 us.

Make checks payable to West Valley Track Club.

PAUSATF Comp Registration

If your club is on the PAUSATF 2023 comp list and you are requesting a 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; however this renders the team ineligible for PAUSATF Grand Prix Awards. 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.

  • The top 5 teams in the Open and Couples categories will receive commemorative coffee mugs.

  • The top team in the following categories will receive commemorative coffee mugs.

    • 14 & Under

    • Junior (Under 19)

    • Family

    • Corporate

    • Sub Masters 30+

    • Masters 40+

    • Senior 50+

    • 60+

    • 70+


Jambar will be providing snacks at the refreshments table.


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