31st Beach Paper Firecracker 5k Run (SS Summer Series #5)

Sat July 3, 2021 Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 US Directions
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31st Beach Paper Firecracker "Live" 5k Run (SS Summer Series #5)

$25 7:30AM EDT - 9:00AM EDT Price increases after June 28, 2021 at 12:00am EDT

31st Beach Paper Firecracker "Virtual" 5k Run

$30 Registration ends July 3, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://seashorestriders.com.

Place
1 Grove Park
Rehoboth Beach, DE US 19971
Description

SEASHORE STRIDER RACE PHILOSOPHY DURING COVID

The Seashore Striders are rolling out their 2021 race events and continue to work with the Delaware Public Health on following the Covid Guidelines for the State of Delaware (currently at 250 gatherings).  We are assuming that, and are hopeful, that these events will be live events.  The Seashore Striders are still offering runners a chance to join us virtually and being able to continue to support the event.  If any of the Seashore Strider events of 2021 are forced to drop the live option, we will continue offering the virtual event and will add the Seashore Strider Covid Safety Plan to this website and follow our Covid Plan.
 

 

RACE WEBSITE
Additional race information can be found at http://seashorestriders.com

 


PLACE
1 Grove Park;  Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 

 

 

DESCRIPTION

Join the Seashore Striders for one of the oldest 5k races in "the national Summer Capital" Rehoboth Beach.  The 31st Beachpaper Fathers Day 5k.   The 5th event in the popular Seashore Strider Championship Series, this year's 31st Firecracker 5k will be held "live & virtually" giving runners and walkers two options to join us for this great event.  The Firecracker 5k is a great event raising money every year for local charities or individuals/familes in need.   
Due to the Coronavirus restrictions, be aware that the "live" option is subject to change.  
 

 

RACE LOCATION

  • Live...1 Grove Park; Rehoboth Beach, DE. 19971
  • Virtual...1 Anywhere you wish; Any Town, Any State 
     

 

RACE TIME

  • Live...7:30 am
  • Virtual...July 3rd at 12:01 am until July 3rd at midnight...24 hrs
                                                                                               

 

"LIVE" RACE REGISTRATION

  • $25.00 "EARLY BIRD" Race Registration through Sunday, June 27th at midnight
  • $28.00 "RACE WEEK" Race Registration through Friday, July 2nd at 6 pm
  • $30.00 "RACE DAY" Race Registration from 6:30 am - 7:20 am on site  
     

 

"VIRTUAL" RACE REGISTRATION

 $30.00 Race Registration through Race-Day July 3rd at midnight.  Registration includes ordering your t-shirt on the Monday following the race, preparing your t-shirt to be mailed or making local arrangements to have it be picked up by the end of the week.  If we mail your shirt out of town, we have already included the cost of mailing in your registration fee
Please do not show to the "live" event to pick up your t-shirt if you choose to run the race virtually
 

 

2 WAYS TO REGISTER FOR A SEASHORE STRIDER EVENT

  • ONLINE REGISTRATION through RUNSIGNUP here at this site."The easiest & most popular way to register for Seashore Strider events.
  • MAIL-IN REGISTRATION...form can be downloaded from seashorestriders.com on the Firecracker 5k race page.  Please fill out the form completely & neatly, double checking Age, Gender, Entry Fee Price (some events have different fees) & Event Choice.Mail completed paper registration to: Seashore Striders; P.O. Box 99, Nassau, DE. 19969
  • Please mail by Monday of Race Week to be guaranteed an event t-shirt/swag.   
  • Make checks payable to “Seashore Striders”                                                                                                       
     

 

TO BENEFIT

Local charities or individuals/familes in need.   

 

SPONSOR/HOST

Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.
 

 

RACE COURSE

  • Live...The 31st Firecracker 5k is a flat & fast course through the north pines of Rehoboth Beach, just north of the Avenue.  
  • Virtual...This year you may complete the 31st Firecracker 5k "live" with the Seashore Striders in Rehoboth Beach or "virtually" anywhere you wish beginning at 12:01 am on June 20th and finishing 24 hrs later on at midnight.  The race will start and finish anywhere you wish and you will verify your time by sending an email to Race Director Tim at tim@seashorestrider.com.   The email should have an attached selfie of yourself as well as a closeup photo of your distance and time.  Indoor or outdoor treadmills are not allowed in this event or any event in the Seashore Strider Summer Series.
     

 

SAFE RUNNING & RACING

The Seashore Striders encourage you to run & race safely during the Firecracker 5k and if you are competing "virtually", we discourage the gathering of runners for this event.   Please stay more than 6' from each other if running with someone.  https://www.runnersworld.com/news/a31439358/running-during-coronavirus/
 

 

RACE TIMING

  • Live...Timing will be done by the Seashore Strider Event Production team and will be using the Chronotrack B Chip system.  
  • Virtual...You will use a timing device on your watch (garmin )or iPhone (race tracker) or whatever you are comfortable with and to be verified it must be the complete 5k distance.    I will verify 3.11 miles, however I will NOT verify 2.97 miles.   At the completion of your Virtual Run, please take a selfie of your self with a close-up of your device showing your distance & time.   Results will be sent to tim@seashorestrider.com for official verification and I then will upload the results to Runsignup/athlinks/CT.   "Moving Time" will not count- Please send "Elapsed Time".  Results are due to Race Director Tim by 12 midnight on race-day July 24th.   NO TREADMILLS ALLOWED IN THE SUMMER SERIES EVENTS.
     

 

RACE AMENITIES

Finish line produced by “Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.,” Post-Race awards ceremony within 20 minutes following the final finisher, custom t-shirts, custom awards.  
 

 

AWARDS  

  • Live...Awards will be presented to the Overall Male & Female Champions, Overall Male & Female Masters (40+ yrs.), as well as the top three (3) Male & Female finishers in the following age categories: 9 & under, 10-13, 14-19, 20-24, then 5-year age groups through 80+.   Awards will be presented within 20 minutes following the final runner crossing the finish.
  • Virtual ...There will be no overall or age group awards presented to the virtual runners during the summer series, however results that we receive will be posted in finish order.
    Virtual runners will not have their results included within the "live" results...
    You may however compete in both the "live & virtual" divisions if you register for the event twice.   
     

 

REFUNDS/DEFERRAL  

The Seashore Striders have a "No Refund" policy, however we make every possible attempt to please our client with the following options:  1. Transfer to a future Seashore Strider owned event of equal value before the end of the current year.   2. Donate your entry fee to the charity associated with the event or to the Seashore Strider Youth Running program.  3. Transfer/Defer to the following year at the same event.  Thank You for your cooperation & understanding as some situations are beyond the control of the Seashore Striders.
 

 

RACE DIRECTOR 

Tim Bamforth, Seashore Striders/Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.   tim@seashorestrider.com
 

 

SEASHORE STRIDER STORE 

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