SEAWITCH RACING FESTIVAL WEEKEND (4th 1/2 MARATHON CLASSIC & 34th 5k Run & 1m Fright Walk)

Sat October 26 - Sun October 27, 2024 Lewes & Rehoboth, DE 19958-9971 US Directions

Events

This course is "fast & flat"

1/2 Marathon Classic (Saturday)

$60 10/26 8:00AM EDT Price increases after October 20, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Fast Loop Course

5k Classic (Sunday)

$30 10/27 9:00AM EDT Price increases after October 20, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

1m Fright Walk (Sunday)

$20 10/27 9:00AM EDT Price increases after October 20, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Complete the Challenge- Don't be Scared!

Spooky Challenge Half & 5k Double Challenge (Saturday & Sunday)

$80 10/26 8:00AM EDT Price increases after October 20, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.seashorestriders.com.

Place

1 Cape Henlopen State Park & The Grove Park
Lewes & Rehoboth, DE US 19958-9971

Description

2 Great Courses * 2 Great Days * 2 Great Towns * Still 1 Great Event

 

"Be a part of the Seawitch Racing Festival Weekend "Half Classic on Saturday & 5k Classic/1m walk on Sunday".  

Race Note...Run the half & preview the Lewes section of the popular Rehoboth Seashore Marathon that will take place on Saturday, Dec 7, 2024.

 

 

NAME:  SEAWITCH FALL CLASSIC RACING FESTIVAL

  • Saturday- HALF-MARATHON HALLOWEEN CLASSIC 
  • Sunday- 5K HALLOWEEN CLASSIC / 1 mile Fright Walk
    • Have some fun & run or walk in costume

 

RACE TIME: 

  • Saturday's Half Marathon8 am start...Lewes
  • Sunday's 5k & 1m Walk - 9 am start...Rehoboth

 

RACE LOCATION: 

  • Saturday's Half- Cape Henlopen State Park, Main Beach Parking Lot, Lewes, DE. 19958
  • Sunday's 5k & 1m Walk- The Grove Park, Rehoboth Beach, DE. 19971

 

TO BENEFIT:  Local Charities in the Lewes/Rehoboth area & Toys For Tots

 

SPONSOR/HOST:  Seashore Striders

 

PRODUCED BY:  Seashore Strider Event Production Inc.

 

RACE ENTRY FEE:  

  • ½ Marathon Entry (Saturday)
    • $60 through Sunday 10/20 at midnight
    • $70 through Friday, 10/25 at 10 pm 
    • $80 Limited Race-Day Registration from 7 am - 7:50 am
    • Make Checks Payable to: “Seashore Striders”
  • 5k Entry (Sunday)
    • $30 through Sunday 10/20 at midnight
      $35 through Saturday, 10/26 at 10 pm
      $40 Limited Race-Day Registration from 7:30 am - 8:50 am
      Make Checks Payable to: “Seashore Striders”
  • 1m Fight Walk Entry (Sunday)
    • $20 through Sunday 10/20 at midnight
      $25 through Saturday, 10/26 at 10 pm
      $30 Limited Race-Day Registration from 7:30 am - 8:50 am
      Make Checks Payable to: “Seashore Striders”
  • Spooky Challenge (1/2 Marathon Saturday & 5k Sunday)
    • $80 through Sunday 10/20 at Midnight
    • $95 through Friday 10/25 at 10 pm
      • Spooky Challenge must be registered by Friday 10/25 at 10 pm
      • Spooky Challenge Runners save $10 by registering for both events 
      • Make Checks Payable to: “Seashore Striders”
  • If using the Universal or Paper Entry Form
    • Mail entry form/payment to: Seashore Striders/Seashore Classic; 9 Gander Lane; Lewes, DE 19958
    • Entry needs to be received by Monday, October 21, 2024 to guarantee race t-shirt

 

RACE COURSE:

  • Saturday's Half- Beautiful out & back "T" course through Cape Henlopen State Park ...Lewes Main Beach-to Lewes-To Rehoboth-to Lewes Main Beach.
  • Sunday's 5k- Grove Park course through the pines of Northside Rehoboth 
    • 1 mile Fright Walk will start with the 5k and do an out & back on Henlopen Avenue.

 

 

PASTA DINNER OPTION & PACKET PICKUP:

  • Packet Pick-up on Friday, October 25th from 4-6 pm
  • Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant invites all runners to pre-race carb load from 4-6 pm as Irish Eyes has several pasta dinner options on their menu
  • Irish Eyes is located at: 213 Anglers Road, Lewes, DE. 19958
  • Visit their website Here
  • Visit the Dinner Menu Here

 

 

RACE TIMING: Seashore Strider Event Production will chip time the event using the Chronotrack B chip timing system.

 

 

RACE AMENITIES: Long sleeve 100% Cotton Pre-Shrunk Race shirts, cool custom awards, two great courses, costume contest on Sunday.  FINISHER Medals to all runners in the 1/2 Marathon.

 

 

RACE DETAILS:

  • Half-Marathon Water Stops...(Saturday)
    • L#1...Start 0.0m & Finish 13.1 at the northeast main beach parking lot
    • L#2...1.1m & 5.1m & 12.0m at the tower location
    • L#3...5.9m & 11.1m at the Herring Pt location
    • L#4...8.5m at the Rehoboth turnaround at Gordons Pond
  • Half-Marathon Portable Toilets...(Saturday)
    • L#1...Start 0.0m & Finish 13.1m
    • L#2... .7m & 12.4m...Ft. Miles Restroom
    • L#3...5.9m & 11.1m...Herring Pt. Portable in Parking Lot
    • L#4...8.5m...Gordons Pond Portable in Parking Lot
  • 5K Water Stops...(Sunday)
    • L#1...Start 0.0m & Finish 3.1m at the Grove Park
    • L#2...2.0m at the 4th & Henlopen Ave location
  • 5K Portable Toilets...(Sunday)
    • L#1...Start 0.0m & Finish 3.1m at the Grove Park

 

RACE-DAY EVENT SCHEDULE:

Saturday's Half Marathon Classic:

  • 7:00 am...Limited "Last Chance" Race-Day Registration at Start/Finish area
  • 7:50 am...Line-up & Final Announcements
  • 8:00 am...Start of ½ Marathon Event
  • 11:15 am...Award Ceremony

Sunday's 5k Classic & 1m Fright Walk:

  • 7:30 am...Limited "Last Chance" Race-Day Registration at Start/Finish area
  • 8:40 am..."Parade of Costumes" from small pavilion to large pavilion on the trail
  • 8:50 am...Line-up & Final Announcements
  • 9:00 am...Start of 5k & 1m walk Event
  • 10:15 am...Award Ceremony

 

 

 COURSE CUT-OFF TIMES FOR HALF-MARATHON ONLY:

  • At the 11:15 am start to the Awards Ceremony, there still may be folks on the course as the cutoff is 3:00:00 or an average of 13:44 min/per mile
    • Here are your splits to remain on pace to finish under the cut-off.
      • 1m- 13:44
      • 2m- 27:28
      • 3m- 41:12
      • 4m- 54:56
      • 5m- 1:08:40 (check point)
      • 6m- 1:22:24
      • 7m- 1:36:08
      • 8m- 1:49:52
      • 9m- 2:03:36
      • 10m- 2:17:20
      • 11m- 2:31:04
      • 12m- 2:44:48
      • 13m- 2:58:32
        • The 5m mark on the return is only 1 mile from the start and the finish so we ask that you be at the 5m split by 1:08:40 (13:44/per mile).  If you are over the 1:08:40 time at 5 miles we ask that you stop and walk back to the start/finish as you did not make the cut-off.   We only pay to keep agencies (Police/Fire/Medic/Rangers) for so long and for your safety you must remain under the cutoff pace of a 13:44 min per mile which we feel is very reasonable for a half-marathon runner.    Please know that this is not a "walk only" event.

 

PARKING:  

  • Saturday's Half- Plenty of parking at the State Park in the main beach lot...Lewes
  • Sunday's 5k & 1m walk- Grove Park, Henlopen Ave, Rehoboth Ave....Rehoboth

 

AWARDS:  

  • Half-Marathon Classic
    • Custom awards will be presented to the Overall, Master and the top three finishers in the following 7 age groups:
    • 1/2m...19 & U, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & O
  • 5k Classic
    • Custom awards will be presented to the Overall, Master and the top three finishers in the following 16 age groups:
    • 5k...9 & U, 10-13, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+ 
  • 1m Fright Walk...this is a non-competitive 1 mile walk with no awards
  • Awards that are not picked up at the race can also will be available to be picked up during the week locally as well.   Contact tim@seashorestrider.com to arrange a pickup if you miss the awards ceremony.  Seashore Striders will mail "Out of Town" awards by receiving a check/cash/venmo for $10 to cover postage.

 

 

ENTRY INFO:  Make checks payable to “Seashore Striders”

 

 

RACE DIRECTOR:  Tim Bamforth, Seashore Striders/Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.

 

 

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