Meet guest speaker, Virgin Galactic Chief Astronaut Instructor and Virgin Galactic Race Ambassador, Beth Moses at the finish line!

Beth is a casual runner who occasionally partakes of organized running events, having previously Beth Moses smallcompleted Disney Princess half marathons and 10k races along the Space Shuttle landing runway. When she is not running she is the SpaceShipTwo Interiors Program Manager and Chief Astronaut Instructor at Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline. Her teams are currently creating the customer cabin, training mockups, and spaceflight training program for Virgin Galactic’s future astronauts. Beth is an aerospace engineer who joined Virgin Galactic from NASA where she served as the Spacewalk System Manager for the International Space Station (ISS). At NASA she led the global program of human-in-the-loop tests to design the hardware used by spacewalkers to construct ISS in orbit. She is a recipient of the Robert J. Collier trophy, the highest honor in American aerospace, for “successful design, development, and assembly of the worlds’ largest spacecraft, an orbiting laboratory, promising new discoveries for mankind and setting new standards for international co-operation in space.”

 

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?

El Paso, TX to Spaceport America, NM | April 8 – 9, 2017

There’s something for everyone!
The Spaceport America Relay Race is a fun, inclusive race event designed to appeal to everyone, from amateur runners to seasoned athletes. ANYONE can participate in the Spaceport America Relay Race. The course is designed in a manner where teams can be composed of people from all fitness levels. Teams often will recruit both runners and walkers. And our course is designed with the following features:
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• Easy legs (for beginners or walkers)
• Moderate legs (for more experienced runners)
• Urban trails (to explore city settings)
• Trails (trail running…’nuff said!)
• Half marathon leg (for the experienced runner or the runner looking for an additional challenge. All runners completing this leg will receive a special, second medal celebrating their accomplishment!)

The Inaugural Finisher’s Medal

This medal is huge and evokes the custom space mission patches of yesteryear, while looking forward to the future of commercial space travel.  Each element of the design carries a special meaning.
Spaceport America Finisher Medal-finalproof

What’s included in Regular Registration:

12-PERSON STANDARD TEAM: $110 per Runner ($1320/Team)

6-PERSON HALF MOON TEAM: $140 per Runner ($840/Team)

• Entry to race for standard team of 12 or half moon team of 6.
• Choice of race swag: Spaceport America Relay Race tech shirt, comfort shirt or trucker hat
• Race bibs and pins
• “Astronaut” Packages: Every team will receive (3) Astronaut Packages, one for each vehicle. These packages will contain The Flight Manual (race guide), a commemorative postcard of the event, and vintage style “Boarding Passes” for the Pre-Race and Post-Race events.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR STANDARD TEAM

What’s included in VIP Registration:

12-PERSON STANDARD TEAM (VIP PACKAGE): $130 per Runner ($1560/Team)

6-PERSON HALF MOON TEAM (VIP PACKAGE): $150 per Runner ($900/Team)

• Entry to race for standard team of 12 or half moon team of 6.
• Choice of race swag: Spaceport America Relay Race tech shirt, comfort shirt or trucker hat
• Race bibs and pins
• “Astronaut” Packages: Every team will receive (3) Astronaut Packages, one for each vehicle. These packages will contain The Flight Manual (race guide), a commemorative postcard of the event, and vintage style “Boarding Passes” for the Pre-Race and Post-Race events
• Access to designated VIP Lounge during the event.
• Upgraded menu option
• Air-conditioned rest and recovery area
• Access to showering facility
• Recovery massage
• Exclusive team photo shoot
• Commemorative race poster signed by staff and/or pilots

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR VIP TEAM

What’s Included in Corporate Challenge Registration:

CORPORATE OFFER: $1500.00 per Team (up to 12 Runners per team) A $3,000.00 Value!

Spaceport America Relay Corporate Challenge:  Showcase your company by participating in an event that embraces the history of exploration dating back to the Conquistadors to the promise of space exploration from the futuristic Spaceport America in New Mexico.

* Gather your co-workers for a great cause and team building

* Special Award for and categories for Corporate Teams!

CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE CORPORATE CHALLENGE

The Spaceport America Relay Race will be an adventure of a lifetime!

Showcasing both the history of EL CAMINO REAL DE TIERRA ADENTRO TRAIL and the excitement of the future of commercial space travel and exploration at SPACEPORT AMERICA, runners will experience a completely unique race. This event embraces the excitement of blasting off to the next frontier and remembering our earthly heritage.

Run, Walk, Run, Jog, Team Work…. Legs range between 2 miles to 13 miles, night running, pasta dinner, culminating on the Spaceway where you will enjoy a festive Runner’s Village with entertainment.