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What types of relay races are there?

Pick Up the Slack

Relay races are not necessarily always running, but can cover many events in track and field. There are all types of relays ranging from the hurdles to the high jump, but field event relays are only run in special meets. All running relays have two things in common: four athletes are comprise a team, and the sum of their efforts are the result for the team. This is what that makes watching relays so exciting; very member of the team needs to be successful in order for the relay team to succeed.



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