Sat March 30, 2019 Newark, DE US 19711 Directions
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Academy Street
115 East Main Street
Newark, DE US 19711
Fusion Five and Wine 2019 is back OPEN!

We have some exciting news.

We were able to secure more finisher medals for the event and rented out all of Klondike Kate's to create more room for more participants.

Registration is back OPEN!

Early Packet Pick Up

Join us on Friday March 29th from 4:30PM - 7:30PM at Frank's Wine for early packet pickup.

During packet pickup Frank's Wine will be having a wine/beer tasting for you.

Frank's Wine is located at:

1206 N Union St, Wilmington, DE 19806

Can't make it to early packet pick up?  Not a problem.

We will also have packet pick up the morning of the race on the Academy Lawn (located near Stone Balloon) from 8:00AM - 8:45AM




First you run the race, then you drink the wine. The 3rd Annual Fusion Five and Wine 5-Mile Run/Walk starts at the corner of Main and Academy Street, and finishes down Academy Street near the AETNA Fire Station.

The event includes not 1 but 2 post race parties:

Location #1 - Stone Balloon Ale House 930am till 1130am

Location #2 - Klondike Kate's  10am till 12pm

Both parties will include delicious food and amazing wine.

There will be live entertainment at Klondike Kate's.

*Participants receive free entry into the post race parties by showing their bib at the door.  Your friends and family are welcome to join in the fun.  They can purchase a party ticket at the door for $10.  It includes food and entertainment and gets them into both parties.  Friends and family can purchase drinks at the bar.


Runners Amenities

Not only do you get to run/walk a very unique course but you will also get the following:

- Performance shirt (gender specific)

- Custom bib 

- 2 Post Race Parties (Stone Balloon and Klondike Kate's)

- 2 Wine Drink Tickets

- Custom Finisher Medal


All participants receive this finisher medal that doubles as a wine stopper.

*stopper is 2.5 inches.

Want to WIN a Five and Wine Glass?

Winning is easy.

Step 1: Register for the Fusion Five and Wine

Step 2: Create or join a team

Step 3: Get others to register and join your team

Step 4: If 10 or more people join the team not only do you win a Five and Wine Glass but so do all of your teammates

Yes it is that simple

*must be registered by 4:30PM on 3/29.19

* a team will max out at 10 people then you have to create a new team

* this is a 21oz stemless wine glass

Course Map
Awards and Age Groups

Overall Male/Female 

Overall Masters Male/Female

Top 3 in each age group - Male/Female

13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Gender Specific Performance Shirts

There are lots of options to park in Newark.  Please take a look at the map for options.

Remember the race starts near Academy Street.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


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 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.


Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Fusion Five & Wine.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Fusion Five & Wine is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy

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