Delaware Distance Classic 15K & DEEC 5K

Sun October 11, 2020 Wilmington, DE 19801 US Directions
Official DDC Cancelled in 2020

After much deliberation, the Pike Creek Valley Running Club has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 edition of the Delaware Distance Classic - originally set for October 11th. Current state and county regulations on group events, and the upward trend in new cases of COVID-19 contributed to this decision. Those who already registered for the 2020 event will have the option to receive a FULL refund, or roll their registration over to the fall 2021 event. We look forward to introducing an unofficial event this fall if the environment permits and seeing everyone for an official Delaware Distance Classic 15k in 2021.

Here Are Your Options:

Your registration will rollover to the 2021 Delaware Distance Classic

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. Any balance from expenses will be contributed to the Pike Creek Valley Running Club - a 501c3 non-profit.

We understand. We hope to see you back next year. 

Dupont Environmental Education Center at the Riverfront
1400 Delmarva Lane
Wilmington, DE US 19801

Delaware Distance Classic
Awesome T-shirt (unisex) for pre-registered participants, with great refreshments after the race. 9am start time for both races. Stick around after the race for a festival celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Delaware Environmental Education Center including food, music, canoeing and more! See Directions/Parking

38th Annual 15K Road Race back in Wilmington, DE. A USATF 15k Championship and Grand Prix Event. Certified, Fast and Flat! PRIZE MONEY. 15K race features a total of $750 in prize money and 5 year age groups for awards. Download Race Poster
15K USATF Course Certification # DE19005LMB

DEEC 5K Run/Walk
This year's 5k one again features a unique partnership with the Delaware Nature Society and the DuPont Environmental Education Center. This mostly out and back course will be flat and fast with scenic views of the protected watershed. Proceeds from the 5k race benefit the Delaware Nature Society.  

The Pike Creek Valley Running Club was founded in 1982 by runners who resided in the Pike Creek area of New Castle County, Delaware.

Our club is dedicated to promoting physical fitness through running. Although comprised primarily of Delaware runners from the Newark and Wilmington areas, we have members from other parts of Delaware and surrounding areas of Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

We welcome runners of all levels of ability from beginning joggers to the highly competitive road racer to marathoners. Walkers are also welcome.  PCVRC currently has over 160 families and individual members. We are a social club and very supportive of all our member's running goals. Most importantly, we have a great time running.

Join us for just $25, which includes your whole family!

Charity Proceeds

The Nemours Orthopedic Center is the official Charity Partner and Beneficiary of the 2019 Delaware Distance Classic 15k

The Delaware Nature Society is the official Charity Partner and Beneficiary of the 2019 DEEC 10th Anniversary 5k

Pike Creek Valley Running Club, a registered 501(3)c non-profit, also benefits.

15K Course Map


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