Sun September 18, 2022 Newark, DE 19702 US Directions

Feathered Friends 5K

$29 9:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT Price increases after September 17, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Run, walk, flap, glide, or fly your way around the track at Glasgow Park on Sunday, September 18, 2022, to help native wild birds at Tri-State's 2nd Annual Feathered Friends 5K. However you do it, you'll be giving a second chance to a patient at Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, a nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation center located in Newark, Delaware. 

The "early bird" gets the worm . . . and a Feathered Friends 5K t-shirt!!  Be an "early bird" and register by September 3 to guarantee a t-shirt with your $29 5K registration. After September 17, registration is $40, and we cannot guarantee a t-shirt for sign-ups after September 3.

Each year, Tri-State's Wild Bird Clinic treats more than 3,000 wild native birds that are ill, injured, or orphaned. Our professional staff and volunteers provide expert medical care, housing, and nutrition to a offer them their best, if not only chance at a healthy return to life in the wild. Tri-State's Oiled Wildlife Response Team is one of just a handful of organizations in the United States that can manage an oiled wildlife response effort. 

Our Wild Bird Clinic serves all three counties in Delaware, plus more than 40 surrounding counties in MD, NJ, PA, and beyond. Our Oiled Wildlife Response Team is ready 24/7/365 to assist wildlife affected by oil and hazardous spills regionally, across the U.S., and around the world.

Glasgow Park
2275 Pulaski Highway
Newark, DE US 19702
Bib Pick Up

Sunday September 18th from 8:00 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. at Glasgow Park.
5K Start Time: 9:00 a.m.

Note:  *Sign up early! Day-of-race registration will be $40*

Awards & Age Groups

Overall Male/Female 
Overall Male/Female Master
Top 3 Male/Female in each age group: 9 and under;   10-13;   14-19;   20-29;   30-39;   40-49;   50-59;   60-69;   and 70+

Participant Amenities

Participants will receive:
- Post race snacks and water
- Race t-shirt guaranteed to "early birds" who register before September 3, 2022

Start or join a Feathered Friends fundraiser

Click "Donate" at the top of this page to start or join a Feathered Friends 5K fundraiser. We'll have a prize for the fundraising team captain who raises the most donations before midnight on September 17.

Flock together: start or join a team

Birds of a feather flock together---so get your flock together and form a team for the Feathered Friends 5K!  Click "Feathered Friends Teams" at the top of this page to start or join a team. We'll have a prize for the team that registers the most people before midnight on September 17. 

Peregrine Falcon Partner
Eastern Bluebird Partner
Member of the Flock Sponsor
Parking for Event

There is ample, free parking at Glasgow Park. Please use the parking lots closest to the playground and the basketball courts.

*Map is for directional purposes only.

*Important information all participants should know.

Race Contact Info

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As of Friday 5/21 at 8am we will be following the State of Delaware and CDC guidance which advises that fully vaccinated people can stop distancing and wearing masks in most places indoors and outdoors. Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated individuals are recommended to continue wearing a masks in public settings and around those who live outside of their household.


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Peregrine Falcon Partner
Eastern Bluebird Partner
Member of the Flock Sponsor

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