Half Marathon Awards


Cash awards of $400 and $200 will be given to the top two overall Male and Female half marathon winners. A cash awards of $100 will also be given to the top Male and Female half marathon Masters winners.

The fastest half marathon times ever run on Delaware soil are 1:04:54 by Craig Holm at the 1982 Caesar Rodney Half Marathon and 1:16:55 by Heidi Peoples from Scranton, Pa. at the 2010 Caesar Rodney Half Marathon. Can you beat these times – email us!  Can you beat these times – if so, we will award a $500 bonus!

Our Delaware Half Marathon course records are 1:10:34 by Darryl Brown of Exton, PA (2012 Delaware Half Marathon) and 1:24:52 by Lauren Blackwell (2013 Delaware Half Marathon). Can you beat these times?  – if so, we will award a $250 bonus!

Can you set an event record from your home state?
If so, a $25 cash award and certificate may be yours.

Check out our Top Half Marathon Finishers by State page to see if you can qualify.


Additionally, our Delaware Half Marathon awards will be given to 80 half marathon runners. This year we are returning to our infamous runner bobble head awards for all events. Half awards are as follows:

Overall Male Open (3 deep)
Overall Female Open (3 deep)
Overall Male Masters (First Place)
Overall Female Masters (First Place)
Plus, three deep in Five-Year (M&F) Age Groups, as follows: Under 18; 19-24; 25;29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-60; 70 -74, 75 & Over

Overall winners are not eligible to double dip for age group awards.

To view the Delaware Half Marathon Award Winners and Results in each event click here