30th Beach Paper Firecracker 5k Run (SS Virtual Summer Series #5)

Sat July 4 - Sun July 5 Virtual, DE US 19958 Directions
Race Website

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

Place
22 Virtual Way
Virtual, DE US 19958
Description

Join the Seashore Striders for one of the most popular races at the beach- The Beachpaper Firecracker 5k.   The fifth event in the popular Seashore Strider Championship Series, this year's Beachpaper Firecracker 5k will be held virtually due to the Coronavirus restrictions.   The Beachpaper Firecracker 5k is normally a flat & fast course through the shady pines of north Rehoboth Beach, however this year you may complete the Beachpaper Firecracker 5k anywhere you wish beginning at 12:01 am on July 4th and finishing 48 hrs later on July 5th 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.  

 

RACE LOCATION: 22 Virtual Way, Virtual, USA 

 

RACE TIME:  July 4th at 12:01 am until July 5th at midnight

                                                                                           

RACE REGISTRATION:                                                                                

  • $30.00 Race Registration Pre & Post     
    • The Seashore Striders will do one mailing for this event with TOWELS/AWARDS
      • If you are local, we will have a drive-by packet pickup at 9 Gander Lane, Lewes, DE. 19958 on Friday July 3rd from 9-11 a.m.  if you can not pick-up during this time, you can pick-up later in the day by sending a text to RD Tim at 302.542.4536 and let us know when you are arriving.
      • For those out of town folks that register after 6/26/20 at 6 p.m. your TOWEL will be ordered on 7/6/20 and shipped to you on 7/10/20.  If you are local, we will have a post drive-by packet pick-up on 7/10/20 from 9-11 am at 9 Gander Lane, Lewes, DE
      • RACE NOTE...If you are a runner that uses your out of town address to register, however you have a place at the beach or you are a frequent visitor to the beach, we can arrange a pre or post pick-up of your TOWEL/award so that we can save $$ on mailing.   Thank You!

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 Beachpaper Firecracker 5k 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:  TBA

 

SPONSOR/HOST: Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.

 

RACE COURSE: The Beachpaper Firecracker 5k is normally a flat & fast course through the shady pines of north Rehoboth Beach, however this year you may complete the Beachpaper Firecracker 5k anywhere you wish beginning at 12:01 am on July 4th and finishing 48 hrs later on July 5th 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.   Please be aware that there is not an official course that will be set-up from Grove Park nor will there be any assistance on the course as far as water stops, directional signs, mile markers, race clocks, or emergency assistance.   NO TREADMILLS ALLOWED IN THE SUMMER SERIES EVENTS.

 

SAFE RUNNING & RACING:.  The Seashore Striders encourage you to run & race safely during the Beachpaper Firecracker 5k and 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: 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 2.98 miles.   At the completion of your Beachpaper Firecracker 5k 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.   Please send "Elapsed Time" not "Moving Time".    Results are due to Race Director Tim by 12 midnight on July 5th.     NO TREADMILLS ALLOWED IN THE SUMMER SERIES EVENTS.

 

RACE AMENITIES: 30x60 - Color (ORANGE. (RED BACKORDERED AS OF 6/29) & BLUE) Beach Towels Terry Velour, Virtual Finish line produced by “Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.,” Virtual Post-Race awards ceremony at 8 p.m. on July 6th & A RUNNING GOOD TIME.

 

AWARDS:  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+.   There will be a Virtual Awards Ceremony on July 6th @ 8 p.m. on Zoom.   All Participants will receive a link to the Awards Ceremony at 3 pm on the 6th.   If you are out of town, your award will be shipped to you.   If you are local I will be placing your award in your mailbox or of course you can pick up from me.

  • RACE NOTE...If you are a runner that uses your out of town address to register, however you have a place at the beach or you are a frequent visitor to the beach, we can arrange a pre or post pick-up of your t-shirt/award so that we can save $$ on mailing.   Thank You!

 

 

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.

 

VIRTUAL 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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