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9th Annual Hair Of The Dog and 24th Annual Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos

January 1, 2020

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The Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation and the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce proudly present the 9th Annual Hair of the Dog 5K/10K and the 23rd Annual Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos Plunge!

Online registration closes Sunday, December 29th at noon. Onsite registration at packet pick up from 12 Noon – 3 pm at Mango’s on Tuesday, December 31st. Sweatshirts available for purchase. Limited quantity of Wristbands for family/friends available for purchase at packet pickup.

HAIR OF THE DOG RACE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Overall & Age Group Awards
  • Music at start and finish
  • Family Fun, Festive Course
  • Music by local favorite!
  • Long Sleeve Event Shirt to all pre-registered Runners (guaranteed to all 5k/10k participants who pre-register by 12/13/19)
  • Post-race Party at Mango’s after the run with FREE Shock Top or Michelob Ultra provided by NKS Distributors, fruit, muffins, yogurt!
  • A perfect way to start the New Year
  • Hundreds of Runners Expected
  • Finish Oceanfront on the Bethany Beach Boardwalk
  • Cool off with the Leo Brady Eskimo Plunge at Noon!
  • Finishing medals (First 300 10K participants)
  • Run the 5K with your dog!

ELE PLUNGE HIGHLIGHTS

  • A New’s Years Day Tradition
  • Fun Team Awards
  • Post Plunge Party at the Cottage Cafe
  • Long-sleeved Event shirt guaranteed to all pre-registrants

RACE AND PLUNGE LOCATION

Race Start: Parkwood Street & Atlantic Ave, Downtown Bethany Beach, Delaware
Race Finish: Bethany Beach Boardwalk at the Bandstand
Plunge: Beach (Oceanfront Garfield Parkway)
RACE AND PLUNGE FEES:

For additional info, contact info@hairofthedogrun.com

Race and Plunge Fees Until November 1, 2019

CATEGORY FEE 
10k Run  $25
5k Run or Walk  $20
Combo 10k & 5k  $30
Combo 10k & Plunge  $45
Combo 5k & Plunge  $40
Combo 10k, 5k & Plunge  $50

Race and Plunge Fees Until December 28, 2019

CATEGORY FEE 
10k Run  $35
5k Run or Walk  $30
Combo 10k & 5k  $40
Combo 10k & Plunge  $55
Combo 5k & Plunge  $50
Combo 10k, 5k & Plunge  $60

Race and Plunge Fees Until December 31/January 1st

CATEGORY FEE 
10k Run  $45
5k Run or Walk  $35
Combo 10k & 5k  $50
Combo 10k & Plunge  $65
Combo 5k & Plunge  $60
Combo 10k, 5k & Plunge  $70

Wristbands, Extra Shirts, and Sweatshirts Based on Availability

CATEGORY FEE 
Post Race Party Wristbands for Non runners*  $10
Additional Event Shirt (Child Large – Adult XXX Large)  $10
Event Hooded Sweatshirt (Child Large – Adult XX Large)  $30

* Due to space limitation in Mango’s at the after party only 100 additional wristbands will be sold for guests of participants. Includes beer, food, & warmth. Children under 5 do not need a wristband.

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RACE AND PLUNGE SCHEDULE:

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2019

  • 12 Noon – 3pm: Packet Pick-up at Mango’s Bethany Beach for all runners and plungers. All runners will receive a wristband with their packet for entry to the post race party at Mangos

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2020

  • 7:30-8:30am: Race Day Packet Pick-up located at the Coastal Tented Events’ heated tent on the Bethany Beach Bandstand. All runners will receive a wristband for entry to the post race party at Mangos. Plunge packet pickup will go until 11:30 am.
  • Music Provided by Local Favorite
  • 8:25am: National Anthem, announcements – at Start line
  • 8:30am: Hair of the Dog 10K Start – Parkwood Street & Atlantic Ave
  • 9:15am – 12:00 noon: Post Race party at Mango’s, Garfield Pkwy & Bethany Boardwalk
    • Complimentary Beer at the after party – Shock Top and Michelob Ultra provided by NKS Distributors
    • Annual Chili cookoff among local restaurants
    • Due to space limitations in Mango’s at the after party, only 100 additional wristbands will be sold for guest of participants. If you need a wristband for a guest, please sign up soon before they’re gone. Only $10 each. Includes beer, food and warmth. They’re only available during the registration process.
  • 9:35am: 10k Overall and Masters Awards Presentation – Awards must be picked up on race day. We do not ship awards.
  • 9:45am: 10k Age group awards – Awards can be claimed up at the awards table in tent. We do not ship awards.
  • 10:00am: Hair of the Dog 5K Start – Parkwood Street & Atlantic Ave
  • 10:30am: 5k Overall and Masters Awards Presentation- Awards must be picked up on race day. We do not ship awards.
  • 10:45am: 5k Age group Awards – Awards can be claimed at the awards table in tent. We do not ship awards.
  • 11:45am: Plungers to gather on beach for Leo Brady Exercise like the Eskimos – Bethany Boardwalk & Bandstand
  • 12 noon: Leo Brady Exercise like the Eskimos – Bethany Boardwalk & Bandstand
  • 12:30-4:00pm: ELE Post Plunge Party at the Cottage Cafe and Award Presentations

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RACE AND PLUNGE POLICY & INFORMATION:

RACE POLICY

  • Rain or shine event.
  • Walkers permitted in 5k only.
  • Dogs and Owners permitted in 5k only.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times. No recoil type leashes permitted in the 5k Race.
  • Dogs and Owners, Walkers and Strollers must start at the back of the 5k field.
  • Please have “doggy doo doo” bags with you on the run. All messes must be cleaned up.
  • No dogs allowed in Mango’s for packet pickup or post race party.
  • Event Long Sleeve Shirts are guaranteed only to those who pre-register prior to December 13th.

PLUNGE POLICY

  • Rain or shine event (with exception of lightening)
  • All Plungers must wear their wrist band to indicate affiliation with the event.
  • Waivers must be signed for all participants.
  • There will be lifeguards, and it is a “swim” plunge at your own risk event.
  • Bathing suits only!

RACE AND PLUNGE AWARDS:

5K & 10K AWARDS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • 1st place overall male
  • 1st place overall female
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place overall dog & owner (5k only)
  • 1st Master male & female (over 40)
  • 1st Grand Master male & female (over 60)
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place age group male
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place age group female

PLUNGE AWARDS

  • A Whale of a Team- Largest registered team Bathing Beauties- Best Team Attire/Theme
              -Judging on beach from 11:30-11-50am
    Raised for the William O’Murray Scholarship
    Teams must have a minimum of 6 registrants to qualify.

Tax Deductible Donations support the Captain William O’Murray Scholarship:
Captain William O. Murray Scholarship is awarded by the QRCF to a student who exhibits a strong commitment to civic and community service. Each scholarship recipient will be awarded $2,000 per year for four years. The scholarship is based on a combination of financial need, academics, school involvement, and community service.

  • Captain William O. Murray Scholarship – 30% community involvement, 30% financial need, 20% academic achievement, and 20% personal statement.
  • Team Donations – Printable Donation Form
  • All donations are due at Packet Pick-up (12/31 & 1/1) to be eligible for the award.

RACE AGE GROUPS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

5k Run: 9 & Under • 10 – 14 • 15 – 19 • 20 – 29 • 30 – 39 • 40 – 49 • 50 – 59 • 60 – 69 • 70+
10k Run: 14 & Under • 15 – 19 • 20 – 29 • 30 – 39 • 40 – 49 • 50 – 59 • 60 – 69 • 70+
RACE MAPS:

5k Course Map:


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10k Course Map:


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Venue

Hair of the Dog – Downtown Bethany Beach
South Atlantic Avenue & Parkwood Street
Bethany Beach, DE 19930 United States
Phone:
302-539-2100
Website:
http://business.bethany-fenwick.org/events/details/annual-hair-of-the-dog-run-leo-brady-exercise-like-the-eskimos-15140

Organizer

Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation
Phone:
302-537-7723
Email:
info@qrcf.org
Website:
www.qrcf.org