Find a Memorial Day weekend race on Delmarva

It’s hard to believe Memorial Day weekend is next weekend. Maybe the summer season has crept up on you. If you want to do a race next weekend and haven’t signed up yet, here are some local options in various areas of Delmarva.

Memorial Day is next weekend. Find your race! (Vanessa Junkin photo)
Memorial Day is next weekend. Find your race! (Vanessa Junkin photo)

Run to Remember – Memorial Day 5K: Support the Wicomico War Veterans Memorial at the Run to Remember – Memorial Day 5K, set for Saturday, May 23, at 8 a.m. According to the race website, the race begins by the Wicomico War Veterans’ Memorial in front of the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury, Maryland, at 8 a.m., with registration beginning at 7 a.m.

Registration for $25 is available online here or at the Civic Center’s Box Office through noon Friday, May 22, according to the website. Race-day registration is $30 for people who are not members of the military and $20 for members of the military with ID, the website states.

Learn more at the Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism event website.

Highway One Pictures 5K: This race is on Memorial Day — Monday, May 25, in Dewey Beach, Delaware. And you don’t have to be fast to win an award — show your patriotism for the chance to win one, according to the Races2Run race website.

Head to the Rusty Rudder for the race start at 8 a.m., with registration beginning at 7 a.m., according to the website. Online registration is also available at that site.

Learn more at the event website.

Justin’s Beach House 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk: Help the Justin Jennings Foundation and Justin’s Beach House at the Justin’s Beach House 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk.

Head to downtown Bethany Beach, Delaware, for the race; both the 5K and 2-miler begin at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23, according to the registration page. Each race is $35 plus a $3 fee, that page states. There’s also a free dash for kids, according to the event website.

Registrants can pick up their packets from 2-7 p.m. Friday, May 22, at the downtown Bethany Beach Grotto Pizza location or from 6:30-7:15 a.m. at Garfield Parkway and the Boardwalk, according to the registration page.

Online registration is available here through Wednesday, May 20.

Learn more at the Justin’s Beach House website, and click on “Register Here!” for more.

Masser 5 Miler: Looking for a distance beyond a 5K? The Masser 5 Miler is set for 7:30 a.m. Sunday, May 24.

The event kicks off from Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, according to the Seashore Striders event website.

Online registration is available through Friday, May 22, and is $20 here, or it’s $25 for registration the day of the event, from 6 a.m.-7:15 a.m., according to the event website.

For more information, visit the event website.

Gotta Have Faye-th 5K Run & Walk: Benefit the recovery of a woman injured in a car crash at this event, set for 9 a.m. Saturday, May 23.

Head to the Wild Quail Country Club in Wyoming, Delaware, for the start of the race to benefit Faye Adcox, the event website states.

It’s $20 to take part if you register today — Saturday, May 16 — plus a $2.50 fee, according to the event website. After today, the cost will be $25. Children ages 10 and younger can also take part in a free run at 8:50 a.m., the website states.

Race-day registration starts at 8 a.m., the website states.

For more information, visit the TriSports Charitable Events event website.

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