Heritage Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk

1 Mile, 5K, Other

Event Date

Sun, Apr 17, 2016


Dover Air Force Base, DE

About This Activity

Registration: Race day registration will be available! Packet pickup starts at 7 a.m. at the Air Mobility Command Museum, Dover, DE. 5K Run/Walk - $20 before April 10 - $25 after. Half Marathon - $50 before April 10 - $55 after. Make checks payable to DAFB Fitness Center and mail to TriSports, 2772 Hazlettville Rd, Dover, DE 19904. Contact Ray at 302-674-3213/ ray@trisportsevents.com. Register online at TriSportsEvents.Com.

Packet Pickup: Race packets can be picked up at the AMC Museum between the hours of 3pm and 5pm on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Late registration will also be accepted at this time.

Directions: From the North on US 113 / DE 1: Drive past Dover Air Force Base and take exit 91. Travel approximately. 1/2 mile down RT 9 and turn left into the museum entrance. From the South on US 113/DE 1: Take exit 91, travel approximately. 1/2 mile down RT 9 and turn left into the museum entrance. From the North or South on US 13: Take DE Route 10 East toward Dover Air Force Base. Just before you reach an overpass take the left exit lane to get on US 113/DE 1 South. Drive past Dover Air Force Base. Take exit 91, travel approximately 1/2 mile down RT 9 and turn left into the museum entrance. GPS address: 1301 Heritage Road. GPS coordinates N 39° 06' 52.7", W 075° 26' 52.5"

Awards: Unique awards for overall male/female and masters winners and top 3 in 5 year age groups in the Half Marathon and 5K Run. Awards to top 3 male & female walk finishers in the 5K. Custom event medals to all half marathon finishers! 5K awards will be presented after last finisher. Half marathon awards will be presented 3 hours after start.

Course: The event starts and finishes at the AMC Museum. The course is very flat and is run entirely on DAFB. The out and back race is considered the fastest half marathon course in Delaware. Half marathon course will take participants down the flight line in front of the C5 and C17 aircraft. The largest aircraft in the free world. 5K and half marathon courses are USATF certified.  NEW in 2016!  Half marathon participants will have an opportunity to pass thru an open C5 Galaxy aircraft on the course!

Course Records: 5K course records: Male - Andrew Jakubowitch 17:36 - 2014, Female - Christine Marks 20:32 - 2014, Masters Male - Rich Jones 19:25 - 2014, Masters Female - Danielle Dash 22:33 - 2011. Half marathon course records: Male - Jack Sutter 1:19:58 - 2014, Female - Ruth Afiesimama 1:37:14 - 2014, Masters Male - Mark Muzzi 1:26:26 - 2015, Masters Female - Leticia Rodriguez 1:41:14 - 2015.

Amenities: Quality “DAFB Heritage Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk” Tech Shirts provided to all participants. Food and refreshments at the finish line! Police controlled roads, mile markers and directional arrows on road. Water/sports drink and volunteers on the course. Bring the family and enjoy the museums 9 exhibits and 30 refurbished aircraft.

Water stops/Restrooms: Water/sports drink stops will be located at miles 1, 2.6, 4.2, 5.5, 7.3, 8.8, 10.4, 12, and at the start/finish. On course male/female restrooms (inside facilities) will be located miles 4.2 and 8.8.

Spectators: Due to security concerns, spectators will not be allowed outside of the AMC Museum fenced in area (unless you have a military ID card). Please enjoy the museums many exhibits and refurbished aircraft. Visit amcmuseum.org for complete details on the AMC Museum.

Hotels/Motels: The following area hotels/motels are available for your convenience. Marriott Residence Inn 302-677-0777, Galaxy Inn 302-735-4700, Mainstay Inn 302- 678-8383, Comfort Suites 302-736-1204, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino 302-857- 2107.

MyLaps Chip timing will be used for the 5K and half marathon. Tech shirts provided to all preregistered participants. Custom event medals to half marathon finishers. New USATF certified 5K and half marathon courses. On course indoor facilities (restrooms) provided on the half marathon course. Event results/photos will be posted at TriSportsEvents.com.

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