United Relay of America is the biggest coast-to-coast relay with three different teams, three routes running at the same time! You can be part of the Red Team, White Team or Blue Team!
The relay began on April 27, 2016 in Seattle. Sweat Pink Ambassadors, along with FitApproach founder, Jamie King kicked off the event! Read Jamie’s race report here!
When I saw that Alicia Keys was part of United Relay of America, I was excited immediately! You can win a chance to meet Alicia Keys in New York City! Omg! Alicia Keys is my favorite singer and I would love to meet her.
Check out the video to see why Alicia Keys is part of United Relay! She caught the running bug after running the New York City Marathon! I don’t blame her at all!
You can be part of this coast-to-coast challenge, too! Check out the site to see when United Relay will be in your area. You can run a group stage or an individual stage. In the Los Angeles area, the Blue Team kicks off on Sunday, May 8th in Santa Monica. You can run 3 miles with the group at 8 am. Or you can an individual stage from Santa Monica to Hancock Park at 9:30 am for a total of 10 miles.
I’m excited to be one of the 9,000 runners who’s participating in this awesome event! Click here to register and get 30% off of registration! It’s cool to be part of something that spans from one coast to another, over many cities and many days. The event ends on June 4th in New York.
Besides uniting people through running, United Relay of America believes in making a difference and fighting for improving healthcare, fighting hunger, ending gender discrimination and more. Check out the incredible causes and beneficiary charities associated with United Relay.
I can’t wait to run the event on Sunday, May 8th in Santa Monica with my AfterShokz Trekz Titanium headphones! I’ve been testing out my AfterShokz Trekz Titanium wireless stereo headphones for a while and I love it! They’re lightweight, sweatproof and secure. Using bone conduction technology, it has an open ear design so that you can run or talk on the phone without compromising your safety. I can listen to music and hear what’s going on around me. Really cool.
Here are some specs to check out:
- Bone conduction technology delivers music through your cheekbones, ensuring ears remain completely open to hear ambient sounds
- Titanium wraparound headband is lightweight and flexible for durability and portability
- OpenFit™ design ensures maximum situational awareness and comfort during long-term wear
- Enjoy six hours of continuous music + calls on a single charge
Your path, your pace, Tam