5K

Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park, Wilmington, DE
 Sunday, August 2, 2020 -Now Virtual!

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Registration Options

OPTION 1: Run the Virtual Delaware Running Festival (NO ACTION REQUIRED)

  • Participate virtually by running your distance and on your own “course” at your pace on your preferred date in accordance with your local or state social distancing guidelines.
    • We will focus our efforts on our rescheduled race date of August 2 to create a bigger sense of community.
  • We’ll ship virtual participants their Under Armour shirt and race medal prior to August 2nd (no additional charge; USPS tracking # to be provided)
  • Opportunity to upload race times & participate in an online virtual experience that only Corrigan Sports can deliver.
  • Engage in social media promotions such as photo contests and trivia
  • Additional random prizes will be included in mailings such as free or discounted 2021 DRF race entries and merchandise.
  • All entrants will be switched to VIRTUAL PARTICIPANT by default (unless you choose option 2 below to defer)
  • We will send follow up emails to virtual participants to make sure we have your correct premium size and mailing address prior to shipping your packet

OPTION 2: DEFER MY REGISTRATION (ACTION REQUIRED BY JULY 7)

  • If you choose not to run the Virtual Delaware Running Festival, you can defer your entry to the Delaware Running Festival in 2021 or 2022.
  • You must make your deferment decision by July 7. There is no charge to defer.
  • Deferred entries will not receive this year’s race premiums or medal
  • To complete your deferral, follow these steps:
  • Log into RunSignup and go to your profile: https://runsignup.com/Profile

Information

Once again in 2020, the 5K distance will be an official part of the festivities! The inclusion of this distance (along with the Kids Fun Run) into the Running Festival lineup ensures that there is a race distance for participants of every ability!

Requirements

There is no age restriction for the 5K race.  Registrants must be able to complete the 3.1 mile course in 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Field Size

The 5k field will be limited to 500 participants.  Please register early.

Registration

Online registration will close close July 31, 2020 at 11:59pm or earlier if the field is filled. In-Person registration will be available at the expo if space remains. Please register early as we have sold out in the past.

Please take the time to confirm the accuracy of the registration information. Once registered, you may be able to view and edit your information HERE.

Referral Rewards

Learn More about Referral Rewards!

NO FAXED OR EMAILED ENTRIES |NO REFUNDS! |NO RACE TRANSFERS!


2020 5K Course

The route for the 2020 5k has change based on recent requests by the police and Riverfront Wilmington.

CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGE

CLICK HERE FOR TURN-BY-TURN DIRECTIONS

5K 2020 Race Premiums

We are excited to announce that all race premiums for the 2020 Delaware Marathon Running Festival will once again be performance race shirts provided by Under Armour. SHIRTS ARE GENDER SPECIFIC ( men’s shown on left and women’s on right in image)

SHIRT FEATURES

  • Updated UA Tech™ fabric has a softer, more natural feel for incredible all-day comfort
  • Signature Moisture Transport System wicks sweat so it dries fast
  • Lightweight stretch construction improves mobility for full range of motion
  • Anti-microbial technology keeps your gear smelling fresher, longer
  • Raglan sleeves unlock mobility for serious range of motion
  • Center front logo
  • Polyester
  • Loose fit

View Shirt Sizing Chart


MEDALS

Each 5k finisher will earn a medal to commemorate their successful completion of the race. Medals will be distributed as you cross the finish line.

CHECK OUT THE 2020 MEDAL!

The Delaware Running Festival will mint its own Inspiration Coin and embed it as part of your finisher medal. The medal design will allow the finishers to remove the magnetic coin to share with a special someone who inspired their participation, while still having their own medal to keep. [READ MORE]

 


5K Awards

Overall Winners: Trophies will be awarded to the overall male and female champions as well as to the and the second and third place finishers.

Awards Ceremony: The awards ceremony will take place at the main stage in the center of Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park at 12:00pm. Only the overall winners from the full marathon, half marathon, team relay, and 5k will be awarded at the ceremony. Age group awards will be mailed.

Age Groups: Prizes go to the top three non-elite male and female age group finishers for the 5k in each of the following divisions: 16 and under 17-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35- 39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70-74, 75+

Age group awards will be mailed within a month after the event after finishing times have been verified.

NO DUPLICATION OF AWARDS


Results & History

See past results HERE.