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10th Sundance Racing Festival: ★ Biathlon (½ Mile Swim + 5K Run)★ ½ Mile Swim

Biathlon (½ Mile Swim + 5K Run)★ ½ Mile Swim

Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 8:00am

10th Sundance Racing Festival: ★ Biathlon (½ Mile Swim + 5K Run)★ ½ Mile Swim  ★ Sashay!

Sundance Land & Sea is a Racing festival with several events and distances


Whether you’re a serious runner, swimmer, a power walker, or want to dress like a diva and sashay away, there will be something for everyone. This event will feature a 5K run, a 1-mile “FUN” walk, a ½ mile swim or a biathlon. Also a Catwalk, where creativity and costumes are encouraged as prizes will be awarded in several categories. Be creative and prepared to Sashay!

Select from:

Biathlon (½ mile swim and 5k run) meet at bandstand at 7:30am for announcements.

½ Mile swim meet at bandstand at 7:30am for announcements

Sleepwalker (donate, and sleep-in)


Rehoboth Beach Bandstand and the boardwalk


CAMP Rehoboth Community Center, 37 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971


Proceeds will support the CAMP Rehoboth Community Center. Visit CAMP Rehoboth at



Avoid the Sunday morning rush and pick up your packet on Saturday. Packet Pickup/Registration location and time will be confirmed closer to the event date. Tentatively set for 5:00 to 6:00 PM, at The Grove Park, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware [map], located behind Rehoboth Beach Main Street Inc, 509 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 . 

Swim Clinic time to be determined, but likely at 5:00 PM, meeting at Grove Park


  • 6:45 – 7:30 am Race-day Registration AND packet pick-up; athlete check in at the Rehoboth beach bandstand located just off the boardwalk on Rehoboth Avenude (bandstand map)
  •  Swimmers: body marking before putting sunscreen (bib is marked on arm)
  • 7:30 - announcements start of 5K run/walk
  • 7:45 - swim and biathlon athletes on beach
  • 7:55 – runners lined up at starting line
  • 8:00 - consecutive start of all events
  • More information below….


Free parking race morning until 10:00 am. Meters take effect starting at 10:00.


For information, sponsorship opportunities, or to volunteer contact us at





TIME TO BE CONFIRMED: 5:00 - 6:00 PM Advanced Packet pick up and Registration 

(check, cash or credit card) Advanced Packet Pickup/Registration at The Grove Park, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware  [map],


(note: limited packet pick up on Sunday morning from 6:45 to 7:45am; those participating in the swim should walk over to the starting line no later than 7:45; direction of the swim announced that morning)


General schedule, for details see below within each event:

6:30 -7:30 am Registration and packet pick-up available at the RB Bandstand (map)

check or cash only race morning . (registration closes at 7:45)

7:30 – mandatory athlete check in/announcements start of 5K run/walk

7:45 - swim and biathlon athletes on beach
8:00 - consecutive start of all events

doors open at 9:00 am After party at CAMP Rehoboth Community Center (37 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971) (map)

5K Run and 1 Mile Walk

  • 6:30 -7:30 am packet pick-up and check in.
  • 7:30 Mandatory Meeting on Boardwalk/Bandstand
  • 7:50 5K runners line up by ability, followed by 1 mile walkers
  • 8:00 Event starts
  • Run northbound towards Gordon State park and back
  • Keep on the right side at all times.
  • Run through finish chute and stay in line for collection of tear off tags.

1/2 mile Ocean Swim: Swim and Biathlon (leg 1: Swim)

  • 6:30 -7:30 am check in and have a mark your bib number on your arm, and check in to confirm if you are participating in swim or swim-run Noteworthy: sunscreen after arm marking
  • Set-up your transition area including bib
  • 7:30 Mandatory Meeting on Boardwalk and Bandstand, Swim direction will be announced, and swimmers will walk the boardwalk to swim start
  • 8:00 Event starts
  • Beach Start. Ocean swim parallel to shore.
  • Expected water temperature around 70 degrees.
  • finish line for swim is on beach (biathlon continue to boardwalk to transition area), follow flagged finish line chute. If wearing wetsuit and bib number is covered – yell out bib number and name.


  • Wetsuits allowed and optional if water temperature is 78 degrees or less taken on race morning. If wearing a wetsuit remember to mark your bib number on a head cap.
  • Lifeguards reserve the right to remove an athlete from the race. This removal will result in a DNF (Did Not Finish)

Biathlon (leg 2: 5K Run)

  • Run from beach into Transition Area
  • Must put on bib (chip timed)
  • Starts near transition area
  • Run northbound towards Gordon State park and back
  • Keep on the right side at all times.
  • Run through finish chute and stay in line for collection of tear off tags.

Carpooling is encouraged. Please arrive early as Rehoboth traffic is heavy on summer weekend mornings. Free parking in Rehoboth Beach race morning until 10:00 am. Meters take effect starting at 10:00 (bring quarters!)















Registration fees:



★ ½ mile swim

(swim  only)

Early Bird (May 1- June 30)



Pre-Registration (July 1- August 14)



Standard Registration (August 15 - 25)

Note: Event Premiums While Supplies Last



Sleepwalker Donation (Receive Premium)



$30 Sleepwalker Registration Option: Donate. If you'd rather dream about running, and stay in bed, no sweat, and contribute to the good work of CAMP Rehoboth Community Center. Sleepwalkers – come by to cheer on the runners and join us for a great after party!

$5 Runners' Guests -if you bring a guest that will enjoy of the food and festivities, include $5 per guest (please provide the name of your guest, and arrive early to receive a stamp). If you are feeling generous, register as a sleep walker for $30, and your donation will go to CAMP. -- or encourage your guest to do the one mile walk and get a tshirt - then you will both feel accomplished!


Make check to: CAMP Rehoboth

Mail application and check to:

Seashore Striders/Sundance 5K,
P.O. Box 99;
Nassau, DE 19969


Registration in person: will be available race weekend only.  Saturday at CAMP Rehoboth, and Sunday at the Pavilion in downtown Rehoboth Beach

CAMP Rehoboth Community Center
37 Baltimore Ave.
Rehoboth Beach, DE


★ Event premiums  guaranteed to those registered by 8/1 (after this date t-shirts will be available first come, and while supplies last).

★ Random Prizes will be given out at the afterparty
★ Custom designed - steel fabricated awards for overall, masters, and 1st place in age groups for all events by Paul and Becky Montini from Advance Sheet Metal

★Custom designed - hand crafted wood awards for costume awards, middle of the pack award, and team award were made by Linda Stanley.  "Middle of the Pack "--this means, who ever comes in exactly, in the middle of the 5K-pack wins this award! Good Luck to all Runners!

★ Water at the start line and near mile 1, mile 2, and finish line. Water and Rainbow color Gatorade flavors at the finish line.

★ Post-Party immediately following the race with refreshments will be held at CAMP Rehoboth. 


Overall and masters receive trophies, age group receive medals

Biathlon (1/2 Mile Swim/5K Run) presenting to male and female:
★Top ‘overall’ , ★Top 'master', ★Top finisher 9&U - 80&O  –  in 10yr age groups


1/2 Mile Swim presenting to male and female:

★Top ‘overall’, ★Top 'master' , ★Top finisher 9 &U - 80 &O  – in 10yr age groups 


Sashay category presenting awards to:

★Best individual costume male and female, ★Best individual costume male and female - child category, ★Best team costume


Overall, and #1 place in age groups will receive these steel awards custom made and brought to you by Paul and Becky Montini from Advanced Sheet Metal (