38th Seashore 5 Mile Run

Sat July 11 - Tue July 14 Virtual, DE 19971 US Directions
Events

5 Mile Run

12:00AM EDT - 11:59PM EDT
Race Website

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

Place
22 Virtual Way
Virtual, DE US 19971
Description

RACE WEBSITE
Additional race information can be found at http://seashorestriders.com.


PLACE
22 Virtual Way
Virtual, DE US 19958

 

DESCRIPTION
Join the Seashore Striders for one of the oldest races in the State of Delaware and at the beach- The 38th Seashore 5 Mile Run.   The seventh event in the popular Seashore Strider Championship Series, this year's Seashore 5 Miler will be held virtually due to the Coronavirus restrictions.   The Seashore 5 Miler is normally a flat & fast course through Cape Henlopen State Park, however this year you may complete the Seashore 5 Miler anywhere you wish beginning at 12:01 am on July 11th and finishing 96 hrs later on July 14th at midnight.  The race will start and finish anywhere you wish and you will verify your time by sending an email to Race Director Tim at tim@seashorestrider.com   The email should have an attached selfie of yourself as well as a closeup photo of your distance and time.  

 

RACE LOCATION: 22 Virtual Way, Virtual, USA 

 

RACE TIME:  July 11th at 12:01 am until July 14th at midnight

                                                                                           

RACE REGISTRATION:

  • $30.00 Race Registration Pre & Post     
    • The Seashore Striders will do two mailings for this event with Shirts/bibs 
      • For those out of town folks that are registered by 7/3/20 at 6 p.m. your Shirt will be ordered and shipped to you on July 7th along with your bib number to wear in the race.   If you are local, we will have a drive-by packet pickup at Grove Park on Friday July 10th from 3-5 pm
      • For those out of town folks that register after 7/3/20 at 6 p.m. your shirt will be ordered on 7/13/20 and shipped to you on 7/17/20.  If you are local, we will have a post drive-by packet pick-up on 7/17/20 from 9-11 am at 9 Gander Lane, Lewes, DE
      • RACE NOTE...If you are a runner that uses your out of town address to register, however you have a place at the beach or you are a frequent visitor to the beach, we can arrange a pre or post pick-up of your shirt/award so that we can save $$ on mailing.   Thank You!

2 WAYS TO REGISTER FOR A SEASHORE STRIDER EVENT:

  1. ONLINE REGISTRATION through RUNSIGNUP here at this site.
    • "The easiest & most popular way to register for Seashore Strider events.
  2. MAIL-IN REGISTRATION...form can be downloaded from SeashoreStriders.com on the Race for the Seashore 5m Page
    Please fill out the form completely & neatly, double checking Age, Gender, Entry Fee Price (some events have different fees) & Event Choice.
    • Mail completed paper registration to: Seashore Striders; P.O. Box 99, Nassau, DE. 19969
      Please mail by Monday of Race Week to be guaranteed an event t-shirt/swag.   
      Make checks payable to “Seashore Striders”                                                                                                       
       

TO BENEFIT:  The Sussex Family YMCA of Delaware

 

SPONSOR/HOST:  Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.

 

RACE COURSE:  The Seashore 5 Miler is normally a flat & fast course through Cape Henlopen State Park, however this year you may complete the Seashore 5 Miler anywhere you wish beginning at 12:01 am on July 11th and finishing 96 hrs later on July 14th at midnight.  The race will start and finish anywhere you wish and you will verify your time by sending an email to Race Director Tim at tim@seashorestrider.com   The email should have an attached selfie of yourself as well as a closeup photo of your distance and time.     Please be aware that there is not an official course that will be set-up from Gordons Pond nor will there be any assistance on the course as far as water stops, directional signs, mile markers, race clocks, or emergency assistance.   NO TREADMILLS ALLOWED IN THE SUMMER SERIES EVENTS.

 

SAFE RUNNING & RACING:   The Seashore Striders encourage you to run & race safely during the Seashore 5 Miler and discourage the gathering of runners for this event.   Please stay more than 6' from each other if running with someone.  https://www.runnersworld.com/news/a31439358/running-during-coronavirus/

 

RACE TIMING: You will use a timing device on your watch (garmin )or iPhone (race tracker) or whatever you are comfortable with and to be verified it must be the complete 5k distance.    I will verify 5.01 miles, however I will NOT verify 4.97 miles.   At the completion of your Seashore 5 Miler Virtual Run, please take a selfie of your self with a close-up of your device showing your distance & time.   Results will be sent to tim@seashorestrider.com for official verification and I then will upload the results to Runsignup/athlinks/CT.   "Moving Time" will not count- Please send "Elapsed Time".  Results are due to Race Director Tim by 12 midnight on July 14th.   NO TREADMILLS ALLOWED IN THE SUMMER SERIES EVENTS.

 

RACE AMENITIES:  Custom printed Race Visors This Week, Virtual Finish line produced by “Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.,” Virtual Post-Race awards ceremony at 8 p.m. on July 16th & A RUNNING GOOD TIME.

 

AWARDS:  Awards will be presented to the Overall Male & Female Champions, Overall Male & Female Masters (40+ yrs.), as well as the top three (3) Male & Female finishers in the following age categories: 9 & under, 10-13, 14-19, 20-24, then 5-year age groups through 80+.   There will be a Virtual Awards Ceremony on July 16th @ 8 p.m. on Zoom.   All Participants will receive a link to the Awards Ceremony at 3 pm on the 16th.   If you are out of town, your award will be shipped to you.   If you are local I will be placing your award in your mailbox or of course you can pick up from me.

  • RACE NOTE...If you are a runner that uses your out of town address to register, however you have a place at the beach or you are a frequent visitor to the beach, we can arrange a pre or post pick-up of your t-shirt/award so that we can save $$ on mailing.   Thank You!
     

 

REFUNDS/DEFERRAL:  The Seashore Striders have a "No Refund" policy, however we make every possible attempt to please our client with the following options:  1. Transfer to a future Seashore Strider owned event of equal value before the end of the current year.   2. Donate your entry fee to the charity associated with the event or to the Seashore Strider Youth Running program.  3. Transfer/Defer to the following year at the same event.  Thank You for your cooperation & understanding as some situations are beyond the control of the Seashore Striders.

 

VIRTUAL RACE DIRECTOR:  Tim Bamforth, Seashore Striders/Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.   tim@seashorestrider.com

 

SEASHORE STRIDER STORE:  To visit the Seashore Strider store go to www.shopseashorestriders.com


  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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