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Sat June 19, 2021 Newark, DE 19713 US Directions


*UPDATE - We have decided to postpone this event until 2022 when we hopefully have less restriction and can also host our half marathon with this event.  Check out for more events in 2021.


Join us as we gear up for the longest day of the year with a evening race at Midnight Oil.

Run or walk the 8K and stick around for food, drinks and entertainment with friends.

What a perfect way to start the summer season.


*UPDATE As of 3/9 participants are allowed to lower their masks during the actual race portion of the event.
"Participants who can maintain social distancing during the race, to do so with no masks. When social distancing cannot be maintained, at the start and finish lines, and in at any other time where people may be gathered, masks are required."


674 Pencader Drive
Midnight Oil Brewery
Newark, DE US 19713

Runners Amenities

- Custom Bib

- Performance Shirt or Woman's Tank

- Finisher Medal

- Post Race Food

- Post Race Beer (Midnight Oil Summer Solstice)

- Live Music

Finisher medal

Next Level Unisex Shirt or Woman's Tank Top

Bib Pick Up

Saturday June 19th from 8:00am till 8:55am at Midnight Oil Brewery.
8K Start Time 9am.
*NO Day of Registration

Awards & Age Groups

Overall Male/Female 
Overall Male/Female Master
Top 3 in each age group Male/Female
13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+

*Overall and Masters - based off GUN TIME

*Age Groups - based off CHIP TIME

Course Map

*For directional purposes only

Parking for Event

There is plenty of parking in the Midnight Oil parking lot or across the street.

Fusion Running Club Members Get 20% OFF Registration

 To become an Fusion Running Club member click HERE.

Virtual 8K Information

What is a virtual 8K?
A virtual 8K is a race you can run or walk anytime and anywhere you like.  
How do I post my results for the 8K?
From now until Saturday June 19th you can submit your official time.
Click the results page HERE.
Click the Submit Virtual Results button on the right side.
Provide your information.
Submit your time.
*Remember this is on the honor system.
Will my results count for age group awards?
Your virtual results do not count towards age group awards.  However you can print off a finishers certificate online.
Will my SWAG be mailed to me?
If you would like your SWAG shipped to you there will be a $4.95 shipping and handling charge that you can pay at the time of check out.  SWAG will be mailed after the completion of the event on June 19th.
You can pick up your SWAG at no charge at Captain Blue Hens on Main Street.  SWAG pick up dates are Wednesday June 23rd until July 7th.  Please go to their FB PAGE for hours and directions.

FAQ's & Policies

Important information all participants should know.

Race Contact Info

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