Great River Relay. Think of it as a 207-mile party with 12 best
friends. Teams of 12 run along the world-famous Mississippi River
as they rock out to live bands, enjoy the wacky participant costumes
and antics, and make life-long friends with teammates and competitors.
The party follows the Great River Road starting in LaCrosse, Wisconsin
and ends in St. Paul Minnesota. Each team member run at least
three alternating legs ranging from 4 to 9 miles... and this is
where the fun begins!
is the 12-person Minneapolis-based team that emerged to become
one of 30 teams participating in the Great River Relay in August
of 2006. Captained by Liz Harper, the team enters into their third
straight year of competing in the Great River Relay; placing 10th
overall (of 30 teams) in 2006 and 51st overall (of 99 teams) in
they set out on August 22 on their 205-mile adventure, the 2008
Assorted Nuts plan to "OUT DRIVE, OUT CHEER, OUT RUN"
all their competitors from LaCrosse, Wisconsin to Minneapolis,
Minnesota. And even more importantly, their main strategy is to
OUT-"NUTS" every team on the course. In
the traditional cheer of the team, "GO NUTS!"