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Delaware Running Festival

April 21, 2024

Wilmington, DE

Get ready to sprint, leap, and wiggle your way through the scenic streets of Wilmington! The Delaware Running Festival is back on April 21, 2024, with a half marathon that will have you running wild. Unleash your inner race beast and join us for a roaring good time!
Get ready to sprint, leap, and wiggle your way through the scenic streets of Wilmington! The Delaware Running Festival is back on April 21, 2024, with a half marathon that will have you running wild. Unleash your inner race beast and join us for a roaring good time!
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About The Delaware Running Festival

The Delaware Running Festival, taking place on the 21st of April 2024 in Wilmington, DE, is a half marathon race that promises an unforgettable and scenic experience. The race course encompasses the historic downtown of Wilmington, offering participants a tour of the city’s most interesting and beautiful landmarks.

The 2024 version of the race retains the picturesque route that meanders through the stunning Brandywine Park, along prestigious parkways, and through the charming historic neighborhoods of Wilmington. With revised directions and reduced crossovers, runners can now have a seamless and focused race experience.

Aside from the half marathon, participants can also choose to compete in a full marathon, 10k, or 5k, providing options for runners of all abilities. Furthermore, the race organizers offer referral rewards, allowing participants to earn cash and gear by bringing a friend along.

Wilmington, known for its rich history, is a city filled with fascinating landmarks and attractions. The weather in April is typically pleasant, with mild temperatures and blooming scenery, adding to the allure of the race.

In addition to the race, the start/finish line at Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park transforms into a lively hub of celebration. Non-runners can join in the festivities, enjoying live music, vendors, and activities suitable for the whole family.

Don’t miss the chance to run a certified 26.2-mile road marathon in Delaware, with the Delaware Running Festival being a USATF certified Boston Marathon Qualifier. Join us and be part of the historically high percentage of runners who qualify for the Boston Marathon.

So lace up your shoes, soak in the beauty of historic Wilmington, and prepare for an exhilarating race experience that will leave you with a sense of accomplishment and a celebration to remember. Let’s make our hearts race together in the heart of Delaware!

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