SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- The 24th Annual Jimmy Stewart Relay Marathon, hosted by Robert Wagner and sponsored by Lexus, was held on Sunday, April 17, 2005 at Griffith Park.
One of the largest five-person relay races in the United States, the relay marathon is comprised of numerous divisions, according to age, gender and corporate/industry affiliation. Race teams are comprised of five people, with each individual running 5.2 miles before passing the baton. There are also special categories for the very young -- like the Diaper Dash and the Children's Race and the second annual media invitational relay challenge.
Winners of the Relay Marathon were:
1st Place: Nike Team Run LA with a time of 2:15:57
2nd Place: Run With Us #1 with a time of 2:20:24
3rd Place: Spiros III Mexico with a time of 2:23:27
Winners of 2nd Annual Media Invitational 5 mile Relay
Electronic Media Division
1st Place: KCAL-9/KCBS-2 with a time of 37:35
2nd Place: KNBC News with a time of 38:59
3rd Place: KEARTH 101 Radio with a time of 39:48
Print Media Division
1st Place: LA Sport & Fitness #1 with a time of 31:01
2nd Place: LA Sport & Fitness #2 with a time of 35:13
3rd Place: SurfSantaMonica.com with a time of 38:44
All proceeds benefit programs and services at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica. Since the first race in 1982, the Relay Marathon has raised $8.5 million.