The Coastal Delaware Running Festival is a highly-anticipated annual event with flat courses and incredible views of the Delaware coast. The start and finish line will be on the iconic Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. Rest up for the race at our oceanfront hotel in Rehoboth Beach. The Boardwalk Plaza Hotel stands out amongst the hotels on the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk with its stunning Victorian-era designs. Book your stay in time at the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel to enjoy a flat and scenic course, great swag, a post-race celebration, free race photos, several awards, and so much more!
The Different Coastal Delaware Running Festival Options
- Full Marathon: Sign up for a thrilling BAA Boston Marathon Qualifier! It’s open to ages 16+, and registration costs $130-$170, depending on how early you register! It will take place on Sunday, April 16, 2023, starting at 7 a.m.
- Half Marathon: This race option is perfect for ages 12+ who aren’t ready for the full marathon. Depending on how early you register, it costs $120-$150. It will take place on Sunday, April 16, 2023, starting at 7:40 a.m.
- 9K Run/Walk: This option is perfect for beginners of all ages who want to push themselves at the Coastal Delaware Running Festival. Registration costs $90-$120, depending on how early you register. It will take place on Sunday, April 16, 2023, starting at 7:20 a.m.
- 5K Run/Walk: This is a great opportunity for beginners, seniors, or children of all ages to join in on the Coastal Delaware Running Festival! Depending on how early you sign up, it costs $50-$65 to register. It will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2023, with a start time of 9 a.m.
- Cape Challenge: People of all ages who want to challenge themselves can sign up for this option that combines the 5k and 9k Run/Walk. You will go home with three finisher medals and extra swag! Depending on how early you register, it costs $145-$190.
- Fort Miles Challenge: This is another great challenge for people ages 12+ to push themselves with a combination of the 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon. You’ll get three finisher medals and extra swag! Depending on how early you register, it costs $175-$220.
- Tower Challenge: This option is for people ages 16+ who are up for the biggest challenge at the Coastal Delaware Running Festival! This combines the 5K Run/Walk and Full Marathon for a weekend of pushing yourself to your limits. You’ll go home with three finisher medals and extra swag. The registration costs $185-$240, depending on how early you sign up.
- Virtual Marathon: You can participate in the Coastal Delaware Running Festival from anywhere in the world with the virtual race option! It will take place between April 23-30, and you’ll submit your results online. Your swag will be mailed to you, costing $70 to register.