April 26-4:00-6:00pm, Packet Pickup, Gary’s Dewey Beach Grill and Brewing, 2000 Delaware 1, Dewey Beach, DE 19971. The 5K run and 1 Mile Non-Competitive Walk will be Saturday April 27th. Bring the entire family. The run and walk will begin at 9:00 AM followed by a fun festival of food, beer for those age 21 and over, music, kids’ games, as well as the programs offered by the state firefighters. There’s something for everyone. Proceeds go to the Roger Pepper Adventure Camp for Teenage Burn Survivors, wounded warriors and firefighters.
The Inaugural Flight of the Phoenix run/walk flat course is USATF certified with chip timing by Nova. It begins and ends on Dagsworthy Street. The course proceeds to the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk and back. Advance registration entrants receive a gender specific tech shirt. Awards go to overall male and female winners and masters male and female winners. The top three overall male and female finishers in 10-year age groups 13 and under to 70 and over receive awards. Top three male and female walkers also receive awards.
Pre-registration for the run and the walk is $25, students are $20 until April 25 and after the cost is $30 and $25 for students. On the day of the event, registration and packet pickup will begin at 8:00 AM. Those who have pre-registered are invited to a packet pickup party at Gary’s Dewey Beach Grill on Friday, April 26th beginning at 4:30 PM. Come check out the great silent auction items. Go to www.races2run.com/beach-races-2 to register and for race policy information.
The race is possible thanks to Joining Forces who thanks their sponsors Bayview Builders, Races2Run, Gary’s Dewey Beach Grill and 38?-75? Brewing. For information for the event and the organizations involved go to www.races2run.com/beach-races-2 .