Road races are quite popular in Rehoboth Beach and surrounding areas and are held all year long. Runners and walkers, if you're looking for a race this weekend, then you're in luck!
The Dewey Beach Patrol Annual 10k/5k Run/Walk will be held this Sunday, July 31. Registration is at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m. The race will start and end at Ivy Restaurant located on Dagsworthy Street in Dewey Beach. Both USATF-certified courses are flat, scenic, out and back routes through residential neighborhoods.
The event, which is part of the Dewey Beach Ten Sisters Road Race Series, benefits the Dewey Beach Patrol, The Consortium in Lewes, The Ayanna Foundation, and Southern Delaware Therapeutic Riding.
Pre-registration is available online. The 5k entry fee is $25 through July 28 and $30 after. The 10k entry fee is $30 through July 28 and $35 after. Participants will receive gender specific t-shirts, give away items, finisher medals (10k only), and are invited to attend the post-race party with food and beverages.
Awards will be given for top male/female ($50 gift card), overall male/female masters ($25 gift card), top 3 male/female in each age group, top 3 male/female walkers, and fastest beach house team.
The Dewey Beach Patrol will be participating in and volunteering at the event. It's a great opportunity to meet the crew that secure your safety on the beach and learn more about their programs and their nationally known competition team. Parking on race day is free in Dewey Beach until 11 a.m.
There is still time to register for the race. Come on, get active and run or walk for a great local program!