Sat April 1, 2023 Newark, DE 19711 US Directions


Founders Day 5K

($19: Ages 0 - 18)
9:00AM EDT Price increases after March 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT


108 West Main Street
Deer Park Tavern
Newark, DE US 19711


Support the renovation of the historic Newark Train Station by joining us on April 1st for the inaugural Founders Day 5k. Newark History Museum celebrates Founders Day on the first Sunday in April (or close to it) to honor the signers of the original Newark Charter in 1758. Benefitting the Newark Historical Society, the Train Station will serve as the turnaround point for the course.

Don't miss the afterparty at the Deer Park!

runners amenities

Race T-Shirt (First 100 participants)

Post Race Celebration at Deer Park Tavern

Post Race Food/Beer

Bib Pick Up and Registration

Saturday April 1st from 8:00am till 8:45am at Deer Park Tavern.
5K Start Time 9am on Orchard Road.
*Day of Registration - $40

Age Groups and Awards

Overall Male/Female
Overall Masters Male/Female
Top 3 in each age group Male/Female - medals
9 & under, 10-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
*Overall and Masters - based off GUN TIME
*Age Groups - based off CHIP TIME

Course Map

*Map is for directional purposes only

faq's and policies

Important information all participants should know.

Race Website

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