EATs Virtual Challenge

Wed April 15 - Fri May 15 Virtual City, DE US 19971
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Virtual City, DE US 19971


We are all in this together as we social distance apart. We know you are running and walking and this may be the bright spot in your day.  We want to introduce to you a new virtual run walk challenge that can be done by each of you in your free time when you want to run or walk.  We all know folks in the restaurant and bar industry who are not able to work right now.  So we have selected EATs (see below)  as the beneficiary of this exciting virtual run challenge.  

What we need you to do is to agree to run one of the following distances over the thirty day period from April 15 to  May 15.
Run as many miles a day to get in the distance you have chosen. 
Then send us your results with photos so IFA Virtual Races can formulate results.
You can register to run a total of 87.6 miles, 26.2 miles or 13.1 miles. 
Some can handle the half and full in a day...others like me will take much longer.
Register online and make a commitment for the distance you want to run or walk  over the next 30 days.
In return for your registration a portion of your entry fee will be donated to EATs.  As a reward for your effort and donation we will provide you with a gift card from the restaurant, bar, brewery of your choice. If you want to register more than once that would be awesome.
We  ask that you send us pictures and results on your Garmin ( or whatever you use)
so we can add photos to our Facebook page and Instagram.  Email 
Barb and I look forward to seeing you in person hopefully soon.

The Delaware Restaurant Association, through its 501c3 Education Foundation (DRAEF) has formed the restaurant industry Emergency Action Trust (EATs) to provide immediate emergency funding to hospitality workers. The Trust, funded by private, community and individual donations, will distribute individual $500 grants to our front line industry employees during these uncertain times of mandated restaurant shutdowns. 


Your neighborhood, your favorite trail, your treadmill


Join us for the Delaware Restaurant  EATs Virtual Race Challenge, and walk or run to support these local restaurants and breweries that host races2run events.  Use this challenge as a motivation tool to stay active, compete against family and friends, or just support those who are not working in the hospitality field during this difficult time.  Remember, you have one month to run the distance you have chosen. 
  • 87.6 miles:  distance between The Deer Park and The Starboard
  • 26.2 miles:  distance between Bayhead's Brewery and Trolley Square Oyster House
  • 13.6 miles:  distance between Kelly's Logan House and Cafe Gelato 


  • Ultra 87.6 miles   receive $20 gift card to restaurant or brewery of your choice listed below and $30 to EATs
  • Marathon 26.2 miles:  receive $15 gift card to restaurant or brewery of your choice listed below and $25 to EATs  
  • Half distance 13.1 miles: receive $10 gift card to restaurant or brewery of your choice listed below and $20 to EATs

***Gift cards to be mailed out following the event

*Registrants can sign up for multiple distances at once, or pick one distance and add another at a later date

NOTE that gift card awards are from establishments who host races2run events

With your entry fee we get to purchase gift cards to the establishments who support us and the balance goes as a donation to EATs (Emergency Action Trust)

Results Process - Results Entry Opens on 4/17 at 12pm EDT

1) Submit Your time entry when you complete your entire chosen distance...keep your own time and distance as you progress
        It’s here to enter your time:  Time Entry
 2) See how your time compared to others:         
        On May 16th, 2020 all results will be final.  Check here to view them: Results
        You will also be able to obtain a finishers certificate that can be printed and displayed proudly next to your favorite race medals and trophies

Restaurants and Breweries who host races2run events
Kelly's Logan House, Wilmington, DE
Trolley Square Oyster House, Wilmington, DE
Dockland's on the Wilmington Riverfront, DE
Deer Park, Newark, DE
Cafe Gelato, Newark, DE
Bayhead's Brewing Co, Chesapeake City, MD

Midnight Oil Brewery, Newark, DE
Autumn Arch Brewery, Newark, DE
Arena's Restaurant, Milford, DE
Big Oyster Brewery, Lewes, DE
Irish Eyes, Lewes, DE

The Greene Turtle, Lewes, DE
Iron Hill Brewery, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Thompson Island Brewery, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Revelation Brewery, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Blue Coast Restaurant, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Rehoboth Beach Ale House, Rehoboth Beach, DE
The Starboard, Dewey Beach, DE
Dewey Beer Co., Dewey Beach, DE
Nalu Restaurant, Dewey Beach, DE
Rusty Rudder, Dewey Beach, DE
Northbeach Restaurant, Dewey Beach, DE
Jimmy's Grill, Dewey Beach, DE
Bottle & Cork, Dewey Beach, DE
Gary's Surf n Grill, Dewey Beach, DE

Here's what you get for signing up

1.    Gift card to the restaurant or brewery of your choice.  You will make your choice during the registration process.  
       Gift cards value depend on the distance you have run.  
2.    Motivation to stay active
3.    The good feeling that comes with helping those who help us!

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