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9th Sundance Racing Festival: Land &/or Sea ★ 5K Run ★ 1 Mile walk ★ ½ Mile Swim ★ Biathlon (½ Mile Swim + 5K Run) ★ Sashay!

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

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 8:00am


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!

Four events to select from:

★ 5K run on the boardwalk off the bandstand in downtown Rehoboth Beach.

★ 1 Mile walk on the boardwalk off the bandstand in downtown Rehoboth Beach.

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

★ Biathlon (½ mile swim and 5k run) 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



Registration and EARLY (SATURDAY) Packet Pickup/Registration CONFIRMED 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 .  Avoid the Sunday morning rush and pick up your packet on Saturday

Swim Clinic to be deterimined but likely at 4:00 PM


  • 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



4:00 PM Swim Clinic

5:00 - 6:00 PM  Advance Packet pick up and Registration CONFIRMED

(check, cash or credit card)  EARLY 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!)

RACE START: Rehoboth Beach Bandstand and the boardwalk for those doing the swim and the biathlon - the direction of the swim will be announced race morning. Swim ends infront of Rehoboth Avenue


Registration Fees:

★ 5K run,

★ 1 mile walk, or

★ ½ mile swim



July 1 -  August 15 (Pre-Registration)



August 16- 28 (Race week)

note: t-shirts while supplies last





$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, if you don’t want to walk or run – 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


★ Custom designed Unisex tech, Unisex and Women's cut Tech premium tank tops for first 150 registered (a few tshirts will be available). Tanks are 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 randomly
★ Custom designed - steel fabricated awards for overall, masters, and 1st place in age groups for all events were made 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. Rainbow color Gatorade flavors at the finish line.

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

We want to thank last year's food sponsors: Lori’s Café, Fractured prune, The Point, Frankie and Louies, Grandpa Mac, Fruit by Giant, Irish Eyes' blood mary bar, Fordham and Old Dominion beer. This year's sponsors will be announced in August.

★ Chip time results available after the race on the Seashore Striders website.





Overall and masters receive trophies, age group receive medals

5K Run/walk presenting to male and female:

★Top ‘overall’ in 5K, ★Top 'master' in 5K, ★Top three finishers in  9 &U - 80 &O in 5K – in 10yr age groups

1 Mile walk presenting to:

★Top-3 male and 3-female

Sashay category presenting awards to:

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

1/2 Mile Swim presenting to male and female:

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

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

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 (


Sashay awards custom made and brought to you by Linda Stanley.


Results will be available on-site following race, and on website:

Check out past results 

2015 RESULTS2014 RESULTS2013 RESULTS ★ 2012 results ★ 2011 results ★2010 results

Sponsor Logos: 
Race Director: 

Tim Bamforth - Seashore Striders Race Productions