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Bethany Beach Bandstand, Bethany Beach, DE
Sunday September 19, 2021 @ 7am
Registrants must be 10 years of age and be able to complete the full 13.1 mile course in under 3.5 hours. Must be through mile 7 at a 15:30/min pace.
The Half Marathon field will be capped at 1,000 runners. The Race Director reserves the right to change the size of the half marathon field.
Registration for the Bethany Beach First Responders Half Marathon is available HERE. Once you have registered, please take the time to confirm the accuracy of the information. You may be able to look up and edit your information by logging into your RunSignUp account. You will also have 15 mins. to clear the registration if you notice a mistake. This can only be done from the registration confirmation page.
Earn CASH for bringing your friends to run along with you. LEARN MORE HERE.
The Half Marathon course starts in downtown Bethany Beach and continues north through the beautiful Fresh Pond State Park. Once exiting the state park the course makes its way over the majestic Indian River Inlet Bridge for the first time. It then winds its way through the Delaware Seashore State Park and the back over the Indian River Inlet Bridge for the second time. From here you continue south back the downtown Bethany Beach and finish on the world famous Bethany Beach Boardwalk where you post race festivities begin.
Water Stations will be located approximately every two miles. Gatorade Endurance Lemon Lime will be offered at at least two of the stations.
Each water station will also offer port-a-pots for runner use.
Long Sleeve tech shirts will be given to each participant. Shirts can only be guaranteed to those that register prior to September 10th. If you are registering after this date and are concerned about a shirt, inventory will be loaded into the registration software. If your size is available when you register, then you will be guaranteed a shirt.
A special commemorative race premium will also be provide by NKS Distributors. We will announce this premium as we get closer to the race date.
The 2021 race medals will be released at a later date. Each half marathon finisher will earn a medal to commemorate their successful completion of the race.
Mile Marker sign at each mile, water stations on the course (water and Gatorade), Toilets at start/finish and at all water stations on the course.
Awards Ceremony: The awards ceremony will take place on the Bethany Beach Bandstand following the race.
Overall Winners and Masters: Trophies will be awarded to the overall male and female champions as well as male and female Masters Champions.
Age Groups: Awards go to the top three male and female age group finishers for the half marathon in each of the following divisions: 19 and Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and Up.
NO DUPLICATION OF AWARDS
See past results HERE.