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Bethany Beach, DE 19930

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Registration

Q: Can I register at Packet Pick Up & Expo?

A: Registration will be available at the Packet Pick Up & Expo. You can only register for events that are not sold out. Cash and Credit Cards Accepted.

Q: Can I register on race day?

A: Only for the 5k on Saturday if it is not sold out. No registrations will be taken for the 9k, Half and Full on Sunday morning. The last chance to register will be at the Packet Pick Up & Expo on Saturday. Registration will only be available to events not sold out.

Q: Can I defer my entry?

A: Learn more HERE.

Q: Can I transfer my registration to another runner?

A: Learn more HERE.

Q: Will I receive a refund if I cannot attend?

A: Focus Multisports does not process refunds. No Exceptions.

Q: How can I check to see if I'm registered?

A: You can CLICK HERE to see if you are registered.

Q: Can I switch races or transfer events?  Example: CoDel Full Marathon to the Codel Half Marathon.

A: Learn more HERE.

Q: Can I edit my registration? 

A: Yes, parts of your registration can be edited. i.e. address, shirt size (Giveaway), email address, estimated finishing time. Learn more HERE.

Q: Can I purchase Add Ons, such as After Party tixs, VIP, Have my Bib Mailed,  after I have registered.

A: Yes, Click HERE to purchase.

Q: What do I get for my entry fee?

A: All Coastal Delaware Running Festival 5k, 9k, Half & Full participants receive a high quality shirt (gender specific 9k, Half & Full). All Participants receive a finishing medal if you complete the race (Challenge participants receive an extra medal if they registered for a challenge run and complete both events). All participants receive a finish line Celebration Party will beer, food and music. Please be sure to bring you ID to the Expo or the Finish Line Party if you plan to drink alcoholic beverages or go to the I.D. check at Packet Pick up for a wristband. Those participating in the 5k on Saturday only will need to purchase a ticket to the Sunday after if they wish to attend.

Q: I deferred from the event last year. Am I automatically re-registered for this year?

A: No, a re-registration email is sent numerous times to the email that was used for the original registration. You will need to click on this link to complete the re-registration process. You can only re-register for the distance you defered. There is no fee for re-registering.

Q: I am trying to re-register after deferring from last year and it won't let me register for a different distance.

A: You can only re-register for the distance you deferred.

Q: I have re-registered after deferring last year. I'm trying to switch races to a different distance and it's charging me full price.

A: You can only re-register for the distance you deferred. If you would like to switch races, you will need to pay the full amount.

Expo & Packet Pick Up

Q: Can I register at the Expo & Packet Pick Up?

A: Registration will be available at the Packet Pick Up & Expo. You can only register for events that are not sold out. Cash and Credit Cards Accepted.

Q: Where is the Expo & Packet Pick Up Located?

A: Click Here

Q: Can I have my race packet and bib mailed.

A: Yes, you will be offered this option during registration. Cut off date applies.

Q: Can someone else pick up my bib and race packet?

A: Yes.  If you are unable to pick up your own race packet, you may authorize another person to pick up your packet/bib number. The authorized individual MUST have their own photo ID, a signed and printed authorization form, and a copy of the participant’s photo ID. The signed authorization form MUST be printed, we will NOT accept any authorization via phone, text message, or any other electronic device. The copy of the photo ID may be via text, email, or photo copy. If the authorized individual is missing any of these items, we will not release the packet/bib number, NO EXCEPTIONS. CLICK HERE for the authorization form.

Q: Can I pick up my bib and race packet on race day?

A: We offer an emergency packet pick up on Saturday morning for the 5K ONLY. There will be NO race day packet pick ups for any Sunday Races.  No exceptions!

Q: How will I receive my bib and race packet?

A: Race packets can be picked up at the Expo & Packet Pick Up on Friday, April 17 between 6pm - 9pm or on Saturday, April 18 between 2pm - 8pm. Please note that you must have your packet to race. If you are racing on Saturday, you should pick up your packet on Friday. If you are 16 or older, you must have your ID to pick up your race number – NO EXCEPTIONS.

If you are unable to pick up your own race packet, you may authorize another person to pick up your packet/bib number. The authorized individual MUST have their own photo ID, a signed and printed authorization form, and a copy of the participant’s photo ID. The signed authorization form MUST be printed, we will NOT accept any authorization via phone, text message, or any other electronic device. The copy of the photo ID may be via text, email, or photo copy. If the authorized individual is missing any of these items, we will not release the packet/bib number, NO EXCEPTIONS. CLICK HERE for the authorization form.

If you cannot pick up your packet during the Expo hours and do not have someone else that can pick it up for you, we can mail you your packet. Please click on this option during registration. The packet mailing option will close on April 1st.

Race Information

Q: What are the race addresses for the 5k on Saturday and the 9k, Half & Full on Sunday?

A: 5k on Saturday

    Dewey Beach Lions Club

    McKinley St.

    Dewey Beach, DE  19971

   

    9k, Half & Full on Sunday 

    Rehoboth Ave & Boardwalk

    Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Q: Where are the Water Stops on the races?

A: Please CLICK HERE to see maps with water stop information.

Q: Will there be an awards ceremony after the race? What are the award Categories?

A: Only for the 5k on Saturday. The awards ceremony will be held immediately following the race at the Dewey Beach Lions Club for Overall, Masters and Age Group winners.

There will be NO AWARDS CEREMONY on Sunday. Overall, Masters and Age Group awards for the 9k, Half & Full will be mailed in 6 to 8 weeks after the event. Mailed awards will be customized with names and finishing times.

CLICK HERE for more information about Awards. Please be sure to use a valid US address mailing address when registering.

Q: Where can I find my results?

A: Real Time Live Results and Tracking will be available through the Athlinks App. Please download for Apple HERE or Google Play HERE.

Results can also be found on our website HERE.

Q: Is there a dry bag check?

A: Yes, On Sunday Only. You must use the clear bag that was given to at the Bag Check area race morning. This is for security. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Dry bag drop off and pick up will be located at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand Gazebo adjacent to the Start/Finish Line. Please attach you Gear Check ticket on you bib to the clear bag. You may also write you bib number on the bag. You must pick your dry bag up immediately upon finishing the race.  We will not hold dry bags past your race cutoff time.  Any dry bags not picked up by the cutoff for your event will be returned to the Focus Office. Focus Multisports is not responsible for any items placed in your dry bag.

Q: Will there be porta potties on the race course?

A: Absolutely! Porta potties will be located at the Start area, Finish area and at water stops along the course. If you do not see a porta potty on course, ask the water stop volunteers for assistance. Every water stop has porta potties.

Q: Will there be snacks provided on the course?

A: We will provide Pretzels, M&M's, Gummie Bears, and flat Coke at Mile 20.2.

Q: What sports drinks and gels are available on the course?

A: Lemon-Lime Gatorade Endurance will be available on course at each aid station for the Marathon, Half Marathon & 9k.  

Gu gels will be available on the Half Marathon at mile 8.1 and Marathon course at Miles 13, 15.5 and 21.5. 

We encourage you to train with these brands before the race if you plan on using the drinks and gels on the course.

Q: What are the event start times?

A: 5k: Saturday at 9am

    Full Marathon: Sunday at 7am

    Half Marathon: Sunday at 7:45am

    9k: Sunday at 7:20am

Q: Where can we park for the races?

A: CLICK HERE for park information.

Q: Can I switch corrals?

A: You may switch to a slower corral without making a change. If you wish to move to a faster corral, you must go to the Timing and Solutions room at the Expo.

Q: Are the races corralled?

A: All races are corralled except the 5k on Saturday. Corrals are based on your estimated finishing time you provided at registration.

Q: What are the age requirements for each race?

A: Maraton: At least 16 years old

   Half Marathon: At least 12 years old

   9k & 5k: At least 5 years old to run. Strollers welcome for younger.

Q: Where can I find a course map?

A: CLICK HERE for all course maps.

General Questions

Q: Will I need my race number for the post race party?

A: Yes, your race number will serve as your ticket for the beer and food at the post-race party.

Q: Will there be shuttles on race day?

A: No. We do not have shuttles for race day.

Q: Are headphones allowed during the race?

A: The use of personal music devices are strongly discouraged at this race. To enjoy all that our race has to offer and for the safety of all participants, The Coastal Delaware Running Festival encourages a headphone-free environment during the run. Several injuries and deaths have occurred to runners wearing headset/earbuds that were not able to hear instructions from event personnel or vehicles.  Plus, volunteers and spectators will be on course cheering you on and providing directions to help get you to the finish line.

Q: Are Baby Joggers, Strollers or Pets allowed during the race?

A: In consideration of the safety of all participants, NO HAND CYCLES, STROLLERS, BABIES IN CARRIERS/BACKPACKS, IN-LINE SKATES, SKATEBOARDS, BICYCLES OR ANIMALS ON LEASHES will be allowed on the course. This will be strictly enforced. 

 

**If you choose to run with a baby jogger, you must seed yourself in the last corral–behind all other runners.  It is your responsibility to make sure your baby jogger does not impede other runners, and you must take extra precaution to ensure your safety, your child’s safety, and the safety of the runners around you. We reserve the right to pull any participant from the race who is endangering other runners or themselves. Pets are not permitted in any of the races.

Q: What will the weather be like in Coastal Delaware at the end of April?

A: Coastal Delaware is know for it's nice weather in April. You can expect a high of 65 degrees and a low of 45 degrees. Winds are typically light.

Q: What are the time limits for the races? Are they walker friendly?

A:  5K has a 1 hour cut off and is walker friendly.

    9K has a 3 hour cut off and is walker friendly.

    Half Marathon has a 4 hour cut off and is walker friendly.

    Marathon has a 6 hour and 45 minute cut off. Details below.

         Course Cut-Off Times (7:00am Start)

         Mile 11: 9:45am (15:00 min/mile)

         Mile 20: 12:00pm (15:00 min/mile)

         Finish: 1:45pm, 6 hours 45 minutes (15:27 min/mile)

Q: Do the Marathon and Half Marathon have Pace Groups?

A: Yes, CLICK HERE for more information on Pace Groups.

Q: What are the Cape Challenge, Ft. Miles Challenge and the Tower Challenge Races?

A: These are races that combine the 5k on Saturday with either the 9k, Half Marathon or Marathon on Sunday. Participants that complete these challenges receive 3 Finisher Medals for the weekend. CLICK HERE for more info.

Q: Is the Coastal Delaware Marathon a Boston Qualifier?

A: Yes, the 2020 Coastal Delaware Marathon is a qualifier for the 2021 Boston Marathon.