31st Last Blast LIVE & VIRTUAL 5k Run/Walk

Sat September 4, 2021 Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 US Directions
Race Website

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

Place
1 Grove Park
Rehoboth Beach, DE US 19971
Description

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Today at the Sun Festival 5k, my buddy Chipper Dipper Hearn, owner of the Ice Cream Shop in Rehoboth agreed to sponsor the Last Blast 5k and is going to provide the Last Blast Race and the Series qualifiers with our own "Strider Swirl" ice cream and as a bonus there will also be the "Milk Chocolate National Championship" ice cream as well.

 

Last Blast 5k runners and walkers will have three choices for this event.

  • You may take part LIVE on Saturday, September 4th beginning at 7:30 a.m. from the Grove Park.
  • You may take part VIRTUALLY from Saturday, September 4th beginning at 7:30 a.m. ANYWHERE until 11:59 p.m.
  • You may take part in the double challenge completing both events in which you will receive $10 off on your race registration. 

Race Organizer: Tim Bamforth; Seashore Striders

 

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


VIRTUAL                                                              LIVE
22 Virtual Way                                                      1 Grove Park
Virtual, DE US 19958                                            Rehoboth Beach, DE. 19971   

 

DESCRIPTION
Join the Seashore Striders VIRTUALLY or LIVE in Rehoboth Beach for the 31st annual Last Blast Prediction 5k Run/Walk.   The event will be held virtually & live  or you can complete both 5k's in the same day for the extra challenge.   Virtually, 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 from your tracking device.  Live, the race will start at the Grove Park in Rehoboth Beach at 7:30 am.

 

RACE LOCATION:     

  • VIRTUAL...22 Virtual Way, Virtual, USA
  • LIVE...1 Grove Park, Rehoboth Beach, DE

 

RACE TIME:  

  • VIRTUAL...7:30 am - 11:59 pm on Sept. 4th
  • LIVE...7:30 am

                                                                                           

RACE REGISTRATION:

  • LIVE...$25.00 Early Bird Pre-Race Registration through Sunday, August 29th at midnight
  • LIVE...$28.00 Race Week Registration through Friday, September 4th at 6 p.m.
  • LIVE...$30.00 Race Day Registration from 6:30 am- 7:20 am at the Grove Park on September 4th
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  • VIRTUAL...$25.00 Early Bird Pre-Race Registration through Sunday, August 29th at midnight
  • VIRTUAL...$28.00 Race Week Registration through Saturday, September 4th at 11:59 p.m.
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  • DOUBLE CHALLENGE...$40.00 Early Bird Pre-Race Registration through Sunday, August 29th at midnight
  • DOUBLE CHALLENGE...$46.00 Race Week Registration through Friday, September 4th at 6 p.m.
  • DOUBLE CHALLENGE...$48.00 Race Day Registration from 6:30 am- 7:20 am at the Grove Park on September 4th

 

2 WAYS TO REGISTER FOR A SEASHORE STRIDER EVENT:

  1. ONLINE REGISTRATION through RUNSIGNUP here at this site.
    • "The easiest & most popular way to register for Seashore Strider events.
  2. MAIL-IN REGISTRATION...form can be downloaded from SeashoreStriders.com on the 31st Last Blast 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  
      Make checks payable to “Seashore Striders”                                                                                                       
       

 

TO BENEFIT:  The Seashore Strider Youth Programs

 

SPONSOR/HOST:  Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.

 

RACE COURSE:  VIRTUALLY...The Last Blast 5k is normally a flat & fast course through the Town of Rehoboth, however this year you may complete the Last Blast 5k anywhere you wish beginning at 7:30 am on Sept. 4th and finishing 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 from your tracking device.     LIVE...The course will begin at 7:30 am at the Grove Park and will follow an out & back course toward North Shores & back.   Please remain on the far right side of the road heading to North Shores.

* If completing the Double Challenge you must complete the LIVE 5k first at 7:30 am and then before midnight complete the VIRTUAL 5k.

 

 

RACE TIMING:    Seashore Strider Event Production Inc.

 

SCORING:  

  • LIVE 5k..."Pretty Simple"...Predict your time during online registration and the top 20 closest to your predicted time wins the awards.  For example...if you predict 22:40 and you run 22:30.5 then your difference is 09.5 seconds.   Remember you are racing with no devices...iphones, watches, headphones etc...and NO LUCK!
  • VIRTUAL 5k...There is no "prediction" factor involved- it is just a normal 5k Run

 

RACE AMENITIES:  SWAG will be several items that we make available at all the Last Blast 5k such as long & short sleeve as well as SS visors.  I will have several available and runners will have their choice of several items and everyone who Pre-Registers should receive some type of swag.  Live Post-Race awards ceremony at the Grove Park as well as the Championship Series Award Presentation & A RUNNING GOOD TIME.

 

AWARDS:  

LIVE...Awards will be presented to the Overall Male & Female Champions, TOP 20 closest to your predicted time.  NO WATCHES, iPHONES, TRACKING DEVICES, HEADPHONES and LUCK ALLOWED IN THE LAST BLAST 5K. 

VIRTUAL...There are no awards presented in the Virtual Event

DOUBLE CHALLENGE...Medals will be presented to you if you complete the "Double Challenge"

 

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:  To visit the Seashore Strider store go to www.shopseashorestriders.com


  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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