Selma to Montgomery 51 Mile Relay

Sat March 18, 2023 Selma, AL 36703 US Directions
Events

Selma to Montgomery 51 Mile Relay

$125 6:30AM CDT - 6:30PM CDT
396 spots left. Price increases after November 27, 2022 at 11:59pm CST
Open to ages 13+.

Selma to Montgomery 51 Mile Bike Ride with Transportation

$160 6:30AM CDT - 6:30PM CDT
540 spots left. Price increases after November 27, 2022 at 11:59pm CST
Open to ages 13+.

Virtual Relay

$60 Price increases after November 27, 2022 at 11:59pm CST
Open to ages 13+.

Virtual Bike Ride

$60 Price increases after November 27, 2022 at 11:59pm CST
Open to ages 13+.
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.selmatomontgomeryrelay.com.

Place
Pilcher-McBryde Drug Company Rexall Drugs
101 Broad Street
Selma, AL US 36703
Description

The Civil Rights Race Series will be hosting the Selma to Montgomery 51 Mile Relay Race and Bike Ride to commemorate the 1965 world renowned march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The race will start in Selma, Alabama and end at the state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama.

*Please read the 2023 Race Information Packet before registering for this race. 

  • The relay and bike ride will start at 6:30 am.
  • There will be a 12 hour completion time strictly enforced. 
  • All cyclists and bikes will be transported to the start of the race.                               
  • Please visit www.selmatomontgomeryrelay.com for more information on hotel registrations, vehicle registrations, and event updates.
Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

PLEASE READ THE 2023 RACE INFORMATION PACKET BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THIS RACE!

Please review the Race Information Packet before registering.  You can view the packet at the official Selma to Montgomery Relay site, or you can download the packet here. 

Registration Tips:

  1. Review the Race Information Packet.
  2. Designate a Team Captain.
  3. Create a team name and password.
  4. Register the team. (This is the responsibility of the Team Captain. *The Team Captain must complete registration before team members can register.)
  5. Team members join the team. (Must have team password.)
  6. Check Run Sign Up and the race website for updates and announcements.                                                                                                                   

Important Registration Information and Dates

Be sure to download the 2023 Race Information Packet for detailed information about this race.

It is the responsibility of the Team Captain to register the team and pay the register fee. The Team Captain should register the team at: 
https://runsignup.com/Race/AL/Selma/InauguralSelmatoMontgomery51MileRelay  

The cost of registration is listed below:
Regular Registration: Saturday, May 7th through Sunday, November 27th
Runners:     $125 per runner
Cycists with Transport:     $160 
Virtual Runners:     $60
Virtual Cyclists:     $60

Late Registration: Monday, November 28th through Sunday, March 12th
Runners:     $150 per runner
Cycists with Transport:     $185 
Virtual Runners:     $70
Virtual Cyclists:     $70

Regular Registration Begins (Relay Teams, Cyclists and Virtual)
Saturday, May 7, 2022 

Regular Registration Ends (Relay Teams, Cyclists and Virtual)
Sunday, November 27, 2022 (11:59 pm cst)

Late Registration Begins (Relay Teams, Cyclists and Virtual)
Monday, November 28, 2022 (12:00 am cst)

Late Registration Ends (Relay Teams, Cyclists and Virtual)
Sunday, March 12, 2023 (11:59 pm cst)
(Additional partner medals and race t-shirts will not be guaranteed after Sunday, November 27, 2022.)

Team Member Substitution Deadline
Sunday, March 12, 2023 (Race shirts and partner medals will not be guaranteed after Sunday, November 27,  2022.)

Deadline to Add an Additional Team Member
Sunday, March 12, 2023 (Additional partner medals and race t-shirts will not be guaranteed after Sunday, November 27, 2022.)

Deadline to Submit Virtual Time
Sunday, April 30 2023.

Package Pickup (Relay Teams and Cyclists)
Friday, March 17, 2023
Time:  10:00 am until 8:00 pm
Location: The Train Shed (300 Water Street, Montgomery AL 36104)
*The Train Shed is across the street from the front entrance of the Renaissance Hotel and Adjacent to the Embassy Suites.

Meet, Greet, and Eat (Relay Teams and Cyclists)
*Please RSVP during registration.
Friday, March 17, 2023 
Time: 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Location: The Train Shed (300 Water Street, Montgomery AL 36104)
*The Train Shed is across the street from the front entrance of the Renaissance Hotel and Adjacent to the Embassy Suites.

Race Awards Ceremony (Relay Teams and Cyclists)
Saturday, March 19, 2023
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Montgomery State Capitol

The host hotel for the 2023 relay will be the Renaissance.  This hotel is located in downtown Montgomery.  Special pricing will be given for this event at the Renaissance and the additional host hotels listed below.  When booking your room, please be sure to use the group code to receive the special rate. Rates only apply for check in date March 17, 2023 and check out March 19, 2023. You must use the link below or contact the hotel directly to book your room in order to receive the discounted rate!  

*Please note that rooms with the special rate are limited, so please book your room early!

Renaissance   
Address: 201 Tallapoosa St, Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 481-5000
Group Code:  
Group Link: https://www.marriott.com/events/start.mi?id=1651595282629&key=GRP

Rate: $179 for singles and $199 for doubles per night (March 17-19, 2023)
​*Rooms must be booked by February 19, 2023 to receive the discounted rate.

Additional Host Hotels:   Rates only apply for check in date March 17, 2023 and check out March 19, 2023.                                                                             

Double Tree by Hilton                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
Address:  120 Madison Ave, Montgomery, AL  36104
Phone:  334-245-2334
Group Code:  Coming Soon                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Group Link:                                                  

Rate:  $ per night (March 17-18, 2023)
*Rooms must be booked by (Coming Soon)

Spring Hill Suites                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Address:  152 Coosa Street, Montgomery, AL  36104
Phone:  334-245-2088
Group Code: Coming Soon                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Group Link: 
Rate:  $-King (March 17-18, 2023)
           $-Double (March 17-18, 2023)
​*Rooms must be booked by (Coming Soon.

Embassy Suites (Coming Soon)

Homewood Suites (Coming Soon)

Hilton Gardens (Coming Soon)

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Car Rental

Teams are allowed have one vehicle per team.  Avis/Budget Car Rental is offering participants discounted rates up to 25% off of vehicles.  Please click on the link below to reserve your car, van, or suv.

Avis/Budget Car Rental: https://www.budget.com/en/association/W754677

Attention All Team Captains!                                                                                                                                                                       

Please visit the team captains' blog on the Selma to Montgomery Relay site.  Enjoy the Captains' Corner Blog where you can ask questions and share information with other Team Captains.

Volunteers

In order to volunteer for this special event, you must follow all safety guidelines and agree to the online waiver.  Please read the volunteer guidelines below:

Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.  Volunteers younger than 18 must have permission from a parent or guardian.
Volunteers must sign up for a duty.  Shifts are on a first come basis.  
Volunteers must provide their own transportation to and from the designated area.  
Volunteers must wear official volunteer attire during their shift.
Volunteers must be physically able to perform assigned volunteer duties.
Volunteers must be willing to fulfill their entire shift at their assigned location.
Volunteers must sign the online waiver.

To sign up for a volunteer opportunity, please go to https://forms.gle/cyURhyzYVZ9mvG4m7.

For questions about volunteer opportunities, please contact Vergil Chames by email at vergil@wjrclub.com or by phone at 334-833-6272.

Restaurants In Montgomery

The Virtual Relay and Bike Ride will give runners/walkers and cyclists who cannot make it to the event for whatever reason the opportunity to participate. Runners/Walkers may also choose to complete the entire 51 miles.  All virtual participants will have until April 30, 2023 to complete the virtual race. Race goodie bags will be mailed out the week of March 12, 2023.  The cost of the Virtual Relay and Bike Ride is $60 until Sunday, November 27th, 2022.  Late registration begins on Monday, November 28th, 2022.  The price will increase to $70. *Please note that tshirts and partner medals are not guaranteed after Sunday, November 27, 2022.

 

2023 Aurelia Twitty "Spirit of Champions" Award

The Civil Rights Race Series and the family of Aurelia Twitty are proud to announce the Aurelia Twitty "Spirit of Champions" Award.  This annual award will be presented to an individual in recognition of their respective compassion to health and wellness, to include their service and contributions to the community.  The individual selected will receive a plaque and a monetary award in Aurelia's name.

Aurelia Twitty "Spirit of Champions" Award Guidelines:
*All candidates must be nominated by a team captain or riding partner.  There is only one candidate eligible per registered team or per cyclists group.
*Single ultra runners will be allowed to nominate themselves.
*All candidates must be registered for the 2023 event.
*The form must be completed and submitted no later than Tuesday, January 31st, 2023.
*The winning candidate will receive a $200 cash prize and a plaque in honor of Aurelia Twitty.

​To nominate a race participant for this award, please click on the link below:
Spirit of Champions Nomination Form

For more information about the Aurelia Twitty "Spirit of Champions" Award, please visit http://www.selmatomontgomeryrelay.com/.

Donations

All donations for the 2023 event will be donated to the Transformation Life Center and Girls on the Run-DC in honor of Aurelia Twitty.  You do not have to be a race participant to donate to the organizations.

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