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Tue May 21, 2024 Newark, DE 19711 US Directions


Indy 5K

6:00PM EDT - 7:30PM EDT

Color Us Kids Run

5:30PM EDT - 6:00PM EDT


1300 Paper Mill Road
The Independence School
Newark, DE US 19711


Join us for the 15th Annual Indy 5K & Color Us Kids Fun Run, presented by Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists.


Registration Prices Per Race:

$30.00 for adults
*$20.00 for youth 17 and under
*registration price will change on the form once the birthday is entered for the participant.

If you want to participate in both, please only register and pay for the Indy 5K.

All race proceeds support the First Responders Community Partnership offering tuition discounts to children of first responders. 

As a school whose mission it is to inspire citizenship in its students, Independence is proud to support those who are inspired to serve as first responders for our community. Students who have one or both parents who are actively employed full-time as first responders in law enforcement, fire protection, in a capacity as an emergency medical technician (EMT) or in the armed forces, are eligible to receive a discount towards tuition during each year of enrollment.

Please contact Michele Harra, Director of Advancement & Enrollment Management, 302-239-0332 for more information on the First Responders Community Partnership and the admission process.

Independence Girl Scout Troop 408 is joining the event to help earn their Bronze Award.
  • Come with cash in hand to purchase items they will be selling to raise funds.
  • Get your passport stamped at all the demonstration booths.
  • Support the food trucks who will be donating a percentage of their sales back. Cash and Credit cards accepted! Mojo Loco, KOI on the Go, and DonutNV
Indy spirit wear resale shop will have tables for families to purchase gently used Indy clothing. Cash only; Items $3-$10 each.
Starting at 4:45 p.m., enjoy demonstrations from First Responders in attendance including the State of Delaware, New Castle County, University of Delaware, Hockessin, Newark, Wilmington, New Castle, Newport, Middletown and more.

Food Trucks

Come Hungry! Cash and credit cards accepted. Each one is donating a portion of their proceeds in support of the First Responders Community Partnership Fund at Independence.

Runners Amenities

-Race T-shirt first 275 registered participants (Sizes will be varied)

-Neon sunglasses for all Color Us Kids Run participants

-Post race snacks at finish line

-Music provided by DJ Dana McDonald


Bib Pick Up- 5K Only

Tuesday, May 21st from 5:00 p.m. until 5:55 p.m. at The Independence School.
5K Start Time 6 p.m.

Awards & Age Groups

-Overall male/female winner

-Overall masters male/female winner

-Medals to top 3 male/female in 10-year age groups:
9 and under, 10-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

*Awards are for the 5K ONLY

Course Maps

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