As of April 14, 135 teams are signed up for the 3rd annual Cascade Lakes Relay, which suggests that the race will sell out this year, an exciting turn of events for a race that is just three years old.  We’ll be seeing lots of new faces as well as some familiar ones when we toe the line next July.

The Cascade Lakes Insider blog will be back for 2010 with more insider tips and stories.  I will be looking to interview some new and returning teams, so if you are a team captain who would have a few minutes to fill out an email survey and send a couple of photos, I’d love to hear from you.  (Shoot me a quick email to We’ve got some amazing stories from the race this year that we are looking forward to sharing with you, including two guys who will be running most, if not all, of this course solo.  Yes, by themselves.

To get your planning well under way, I’d like to offer up this team captain planning guide to help you iron out even the smallest of details for your relay adventure.  If you have any questions about this relay specifically or relay planning in general, please don’t hesitate to ask.