Relay running races like Ragnar have taken off at an unprecedented rate across the nation. They are an incredible way to get some intense exercise and find the motivation to actually achieve some fitness goals. You have teammates and your friends depending on you to do your very best and knock your legs of the race out of the water. It’s this camaraderie and team spirit that makes races like the Ragnar Relay and others all across the country so uniquely challenging, fun and exhilarating, and why we’re featuring them in this week’s Thrive. The way these races are broken down makes it an easy and unmissable option for every type of runner, from complete novice to veteran marathoner.