We are sorry to say that we are canceling this year's race. Full refunds will be given to all who request. Please make your request via the contact us page.

If not requested, donations will go to Beebe Healthcare/Tunnel Cancer Center. There will be no-t-shirts.  Mark your calendars for next year's race, it will be on May 8, 2021, same theme as this year:  Kentucky Derby: Run for the Roses! 


Bethany Beach Charities, Inc. is raising money to help those fighting breast cancer and promoting a local support system for the community, family and friends.

The 2020 theme is: KENTUCKY DERBY: Run for the Roses! So dress in your favorite style or costume!

Stylish hats, dapper bow ties, flirty fascinator hats and festive frocks are all encouraged, then walk or run to the finish line on May 9, 2020!

 We are a low key, low tech, grass roots organization with no frills - we are about the cause and not the swag - but we are also about the fun! Stylish hats, dapper bow ties, flirty fascinators and festive frocks are encouraged. comes as a horse, a jockey, or as a mint julep! Help raise money for breast cancer research and support!! There will be prizes for the "most spirited attireā€ for Male, Female, Team, Youth, Stroller, Wheelchair and Doggie participants!

Once again we will be raising money for Beebe Healthcare/Tunnel Cancer Center to support research or to help those who are battling breast cancer and are overwhelmed with the costs of tests or drugs.

Click Here to Register Online Today!

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The Details

Pre-Registration for the event is available online until May 6th and costs $25 for adults and $15 for children 10 and under. FREE t-shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registrants (prior to April 19). You can also register the day of the event during check-in between 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM.

  • Tunes provided by DJ Seaside Jimmy
  • Friday, May 8th 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Packet Pick Up at Bethany Area Realty, 778 Garfield Parkway
  • Saturday, May 9th at Bandstand area in downtown Bethany Beach
    • 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Same Day Registration
    • 8:45 AM Stretching
    • 9:00 AM Race Start

Pre & Post Race Activities

Cocolo Sushi: HAPPY HOUR! Friday & Saturday 4:30-6:00 PM CASH BAR, Specials
Captain Jack's Mini Golf: HAPPY HOUR Treasures & $1 OFF ALL WEEKEND
Holiday Inn Express, Bethany Beach is offering discounted rooms for event Participants

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Breast Cancer 5k Fun Run / 3k Walk

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Donor Recipient

Beebe Tunnell Cancer Center


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