What’s this year’s theme?

This year's theme is: NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Take a bite out of cancer!  So dress in your favorite New York costume or style...dress as a Yankee or Met, Giant or Jet, Ranger or Knick...or as the Statue of Liberty, a member of the NYPD or NYFD, a cabbie or a Rockette...Frank Sinatra, a hot dog or piece of pizza...whatever gives you that New York state of mind!

Are there awards for racing?  

This is an untimed/non-award race, This is about the fun and raising money for a good cause.  Prizes will be awarded for the most spirited costume in the following categories : Individual, Pet, Team, Wheelchair and Stroller.

When is packet pick-up?

If you have pre-registered you can pick up your packet Friday from 1-6pm at Bethany Area Realty located at 778 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach or Saturday from 7am to 8:30 am at the Bethany Beach Bandstand.

Can I pre-register?

Yes, in fact we encourage you to pre-register. Click here to register online, and you can pre-register any time before the race until May 5th.  T-shirts are only guaranteed if you pre-register prior to April 19th.  If you prefer to mail or drop-off your registration form, please comlete and return it to: Bethany Area Realty, 778 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany Beach, DE 19930.

Is there same day registration?

Yes, same-day registration is available. (T-shirts not guaranteed unless registration is received before April 19th)

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes, see our Registration page for more detail and which cards are accepted.  We accept credit cards during pre-registration and same-day registration.

Where does the money go that is being raised?

This is a no-frills race, where all of the proceeds go towards "Beebe Healthcare Center/Tunnell Cancer Center" for research or support for those who are currently battling cancer and can not afford the expenses that are incurred during this time for things such as tests, traveling, etc. Underwriting costs of the race are paid by the sponsor, Bethany Area Realty.

Is there a rain date?

There is no rain date. This event will take place rain or shine, but for extreme weather conditions check our website for update.