It's the "Mother of All Races" with many teams running 199 miles, starting from Timberline Lodge in Mt. Hood to the finish line in Astoria on the Oregon Coast. The total number of participants this year is 1,050 teams of 12 runners (minimum of 8 each team) of 12,600 runners. It will be held from Aug. 24 - 25. There will be an after-race party with awards given away and bands performing. Visit hoodtocoastrelay.com.