Re lay race

relay race

noun Sports.
a race between two or more teams of contestants, each contestant being relieved by a teammate after running part of the distance.
Compare medley relay.


Origin:
1895–1900

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relay race
 
n
a race between two or more teams of contestants in which each contestant covers a specified portion of the distance

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