Sun September 22, 2019 Wantagh, NY US 11793 Directions

Ocean to Sound 50 Mile Relay

$480 8:00AM EDT - 4:00PM EDT Price increases after September 10, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Ocean to Sound 50 Mile Relay Individual

$100 7:00AM EDT - 4:00PM EDT Registration ends September 19, 2019 at 9:00am EDT
Jones Beach State Park
1 Ocean Parkway
Wantagh, NY US 11793

Teams of eight runners each will traverse a scenic course through the rolling countryside of beautiful Long Island. Each participant will run between five and seven miles.

The event includes a gala-post race party under a large tent featuring 4 1/2 hours of unlimited beer, wine, soda and food. There will be music and dancing. The 34th edition of the “Best Post-Race Party in the Northeast” will take place at the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park on the shoreline of beautiful Oyster Bay Harbor near the finish line.

Team Competition

Men's and women's open teams, men's and women's masters teams, men's and women's senior masters teams, mixed open, senior, and senior masters teams, corporate teams, law enforcement/firefighter teams, physically challenged teams, and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society teams are welcome.

Special Instructions for Individual Teams

For 2019 a limited number of individuals will be allowed to participate.  Those participating will start at 7:00am and be required to meet the time requirements identified in these instructions to be timed at checkpoints 6 and 7 and the finish.  No on-course aid will be provided by race organizers.  You may arrange for personalized support from other teams or arrange for your individual support crew.

To insure individual runners are qualified to run and finish a 50 mile event in the 9 hour time limit (4:00 pm), the individual must provide evidence that they have completed a marathon or ultramarathon within the past 2-years at time faster than indicated:

  •             Marathon         4:30
  •              50K                 5:30
  •             50 mile            8:30
  •             100K               11:30

Individuals wishing to compete should contact Sue Fitzpatrick at 516-349-7646.



Awards will be presented to each member of the top three teams in each category. "Spirit of the Relay" Award: a $50 gift certificate to The Runner's Edge for each member of the team that best exemplifies the fun and camaraderie of the event, in memory of Sharon  End. The awards ceremony will take place during the party.

Course Description

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Course Maps

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Instructions for Team Captains and Team Members

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Vehicle Instructions

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Packet Pickup

Early check-in will be at the  Runner's Edge, 242 Main Street, Farmingdale (516 420-7963) on Friday. Sept. 20, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and  Saturday Sept. 21,  noon to 4:00 p.m.  If your team avails itself of this early check-in, they do not have to check-in at the registration table on race morning.

Race day check-in is between 6:15 and 7:45 a.m. at Jones Beach parking field 2. 

At check-in teams must submit a completed team roster/waiver form (if not already submitted online).  Each team will receive:  1)   8 running numbers  2)   8 race shirts  3)   32 safety pins


New this year we have 26.2 as a sponsor who will provide their outstanding 26.2 Marathon beer at the post race party, together with their Truly Hard Seltzer, Tura Alcoholic Kombucha, and Wild Leaf Craft Hard Tea.

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You get FREE Photos courtesy of GLIRC taken by LIRP Long Island Running Photos which will be posted on the LIRP Facebook page. Here you can comment, share, download and just have fun with your friends and Families. All photos are FREE! You can also ask Ed of LIRP to take any special photos with your friends and family if you like.
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The same photos will be posted here on RunSignUp, with the ability to search for your photos by bib# or Team name. Just click on the photos tab above, and select Facebook or RSU.
Or Click on this Photos link. Be sure to set the race year in the drop down box.

A few photos (67)  from 2017 O2S! Party pictures are at the end so you can always navigate backwards to see them first!

Race Contact Info

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