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It's not everyday you get to run down E. Main Street in downtown Newark. The inagural Five and Wine 5-Mile Run/Walk starts at the corner of Main and Academy Streets, and finishes down Academy Street near the AETNA Fire Station.
The event includes an after party on the Academy Lawn with live music and free food. Food vendors include Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen, Grotto Pizza, Klondike Kate's Restaurant & Saloon, Catherine Rooney's Newark, Deer Park Tavern, Stone Balloon Ale House, Del Pez Mexican Gastropub - Newark, Santa Fe Mexican Grill Newark & Caffe Gelato!
Participants will also receive 2 complimentary Wine and Dine drink tickets to redeem at any of these 9 restaurants between the hours of 12-2pm. The drink tickets are limited to the wine and dine tasting menu.
So where does the wine come in you might ask? This 5-mile event is on the same day as the Downtown Newark Wine & Dine. Wine and Dine is a culinary and wine extravaganza featuring a dazzling array of tasty delights prepared by the chefs of downtown Newark's very own restaurants, complemented by fine wines from around the world.
Overall Male/ Overall Female - $100 DNP Gift Card
Top 3 in each age group - Male/Female
13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Not only do you get to run/walk a very unique course but you will also get the following:
- Peformance shirt (unisex)
- Custom bib with name (if registered by March 1st 2017)
- After party on the Academy Lawn with food from NINE Newark Restaurants. Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen, Grotto Pizza, Klondike Kate's Restaurant & Saloon, Catherine Rooney's Newark, Deer Park Tavern, Stone Balloon Ale House, Del Pez Mexican Gastropub - Newark, Santa Fe Mexican Grill Newark & Caffe Gelato!
- 2 complimentary Wine and Dine drink tickets that can be redeemed at any of these nine restaurants. Drink tickets are good from 12-2pm and include wine from the Wine and Dine tasting menu.
- Wine glass to participate in the Newark Wine and Dine
- Swag Bag
If you are interested in picking up your bib and shirt early, we are holding early bib pick up on Friday March 24th from 5-7pm at Fusion Fitness Center.
FFC is located at 280 East Main Street Suite 118 Newark DE 19711
Race day bib pick up and day of registration will be held on the Academy Lawn on Main Street Newark from 8-845am. It will close down at 845am so please make sure you give yourself plenty of time to find parking and pick up your bib.
Academy Lawn is located next to the Stone Balloon Ale House.
Participants will pick up their wine glass and drink tickets at the after party following the race.
Day of Registration is $40.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Additional race information can be found at http://www.fusionracetiming.com.
1. What are the time limits for the races? Is the race walker friendly?
Walkers are welcome in all the races. The 5 mile course is open for 2 hours.
2. Will I receive a refund if I cannot attend?
Fusion Racing does NOT process refunds for events..
3. I’m registered to run and I’ll be pushing a Rider in an adaptive running chair on the race course. How do I sign up my Rider to get a Rider Bib?
Only people with a bib will be permitted on the race course. Riders will need to register for a Rider Bib through their pushers registration, at no charge, by visiting the registration table during packet pick up. Please ask for a Fusion Staff Member.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org so we know how many adaptive chairs to expect at the race and we can provide special instructions.
4.Are baby joggers or strollers allowed during the race?
If you choose to run with a baby jogger, you must seed yourself in the last corral–behind all other runners. It is your responsibility to make sure your baby jogger does not impede other runners, and you must take extra precaution to ensure your safety, your child’s safety, and the safety of the runners around you. We reserve the right to pull any participant from the race who is endangering other runners or themselves.
To get a rider bib for your baby jogger or stroller please ask for you at packet pick up.
5.Why do I need to register for a Rider Bib and what do I get with my Rider Bib?
For your continued safety, it’s important that race officials are aware of each person on the race course. In a medical situation, your emergency contact information will be obtained from your rider bib. Rider bibs give you access to the race course only. Riders do not receive any race swag, including but not limited to; race shirt, medal, finisher item, finisher food, etc. A rider is permitted to register, at the current registration rate, as a race participant instead of as a Rider if he/she wishes to enjoy all of the race benefits.
6.Are pets permitted on the course?
For the safety of the participants and spectators, pets are not permitted in any of the Fusion Racing races.
7.Are headphones (iPods, mp3 players, etc) allowed during the race?
Headphones are allowed for any runner who is not competing for a cash prize (if a cash prize is associated with the race).
However, we do strongly encourage that participants abstain from using headphones during the race.
8.Can I wear someone else's bib who cannot make the race?
It is imperative that the registration data associated with your race number does in fact belong to you, the participant.
While wearing someone else’s bib may seem harmless to the parties perpetrating the unauthorized bib transfer, it does convey serious consequences to the organizers and participant field alike.
From race results to finishers’ awards being impacted as well as medical staff being able to correctly identify participants in need of treatment, it is imperative that the registration data associated with your race number does in fact belong to you, the participant.
Thus, if race organizers become aware that a runner has participated in one of our events with a bib that is not registered to that runner, both the runner and the person to whom the bib is registered will be prohibited from participating in subsequent Fusion Racing events for a minimum of two years.
City of Newark municipal parking is FREE during the Five & Wine and Wine & Dine! The race starts and finishes at the green marker. We suggest you park in one of the highlighted lots.