Relay games are also racy games. These game ideas for relay races can be easily played in a sports hall or on the grass. Creating some vinyl banners to let everyone know where the start and
finish areas are would be a great idea. Some games also require water.
Flit across the grass like a crab.
5 players make a horse and rider and try not to fall apart during the race
Water leap frog - over the top and through the legs.
The team stands behind each other with the legs apart. The last in the row crawls through the legs to the front and stands at the front of the line
The team stands next to each other and supports themselves with hands and feet making a tunnel. The last in the line crawls through the tunnel and stands at the front.
Complete a duck race with the legs spread and the hands supporting you on the ground.
The team members bend over standing approx. 1 meter apart. The last player leap frogs all of the players and joins the front.
2 kids hold out their hands and each hold onto the other player’s stretched out leg with their other hand.
2 kids grab each others ankles and try to perform some forward rolls
2 kids with their arms hooked start running on all fours.
The team makes a line in the press-up position. The feet of the person in front are placed on the shoulders of the person behind. The race can begin.
The legs are spread and the players grab their own ankles. The race will take place in this position.
A player lying on top of another player is moved along the line when the underneath players rotate.
Everyone jumps around like a kangaroo.
Players lie on their stomachs and move like a seal towards the goal
The last person rolls over the others and lies at the end of the line.
Use only the head or nose to push a tennis ball over a long distance in the sand.
Every runner receives two sheets of newspaper and must complete a distance standing on them.
At the signal, the group holds up the blanket and races with player sitting on the blanket to the goal.
A water tank is filled with water from another source using a sponge.
A balloon is clamped between the legs. A relay race is performed like this.
A two man team (or the whole group) must run through an obstacle course using only their stomachs or head to hold the balloon between them.
The tire tube is rolled back and forth over a distance of about 30-50 meters in relay fashion.
Fetch 50-100 clothes pegs and put them in your hair.
A duck run with a handicap
A filled beaker of water is passed along with the teeth.
A relay race is performed on stilts.
3 or more players must complete a course on 2 long skis with several foot loops.
A relay race is performed sitting in a wash bowl.
A tennis ball must be guided through an obstacle course with a hockey stick.
A bottle must be filled and refilled x number of times in a rely race.
Each player carries a spoon in their hand with an egg placed on it.
The first starts off with a ball and places it in a basket. Then the next runner can start. He fetches the ball from the basket and hands it to the third player.
A player is pulled around the room on a blanket.
A relay race with blankets as a race surface.
A relay race using two blankets under the hands and feet.
A relay race using a blanket to slide along.
Objects are passed from person to person using clothes pegs.
Players race to the finish holding the chair as if they were sitting on it.
A completely unrolled toilet paper is carried through a forest area.
Earth must be transported with a spoon in the mouth.
Several swimmers must be saved.
The first person holds a ball under his chin and pass it to the next player without using his hands.
Large single sheets of newspaper are hung over head or arms. The player must run to the goal.
A cotton wall ball must be passed on from child to child with the nose.
Pass the baton - but with variations
Both players must use their poles to transport a tray.
Pass on a bucket with a stick
Water is transported with the help of a long pipe.
Both (or more persons) must keep a newspaper page between them and run to the goal.
A relay race with bobby cars - not just for little kids.
Different objects are moved (thrown) from island to island.
Complete a race sitting on a skateboard.
A small plastic pool must be filled with water.
Two players run holding a towel on which a balloon is placed.
A balloon is burst by sitting on it.
A tarp made from 9 sheets of newspapers is used to transport balloons.
A rope is strung or held above a stream or across a pool. The first player sits on an air mattress and must pull himself to the other side.
Print a stamp on each body part with A, H, B and N
A relay race is completed with a diving suit, flippers, diving mask and snorkel.
A relay race using beer tables as the underlay for the whole group.
Each player uses a toothpick held between his lips to spear candies.
Using clothespins and pick up objects.
Pass on a balloon with a spoon or fork.
The Wellington boots are pulled on and filled to the top with water. The player runs, with his boots full of water, to a bucket and empties the contents of his boots into it.
2 players make a wheelbarrow and must fetch an apple out of a tub.
A tray or a board must be carried across an obstacle course.
The person lying on the bench has a Frisbee balanced on their stomach. There is a beaker full of water (or a wide plastic cup) balanced on the Frisbee.
Fill and empty a beaker of water holding it between the teeth.
A ice cube must be taken along as the players make a relay race or obstacle course.
A funny relay race with obstacles in Obelix costumes with a grind stone.
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