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2023 Bunny Palooza

April 8

Bunny Palooza 5K brings some fast rabbits to Bethany Beach

Athlete Guide – To be available here and emailed out to all registered participants within five days of the event

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The Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation (QRCF) proudly present the 2023 Bunny Palooza 5K run or 1 Mile walk event.  Please Join us in celebrating the 2023 Bunny Palooza walk/run in Bethany Beach, DE

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HOW IT WORKS

How It Works

  1. Register – Choose your live or virtual event: 5K Run/Walk or 1 Mile Walk.
  2. Virtual Race – Walk or run ANY day from now until April 8th. Use a fitness watch or smartphone app to track your distance and time. Take a picture of your record.
  3. Share – Share photos on Facebook and Instagram!
  4. Live race/walk – Register online before April 6, 2023 and show up on Saturday, April 8th at the Bethany Beach boardwalk for the run or walk.  Packet pick up will be the day before the event (April 7th) at Mangos from 1-5PM.  You must register by March 30th to guarantee your event shirt size.

LIVE  5K run or One Mile Walk

  • Run/Walk along the streets of beautiful Bethany Beach, DE and finishing on the boardwalk overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
  • The 5K is a chip timed event (chips are located on your bibs) by Races2run Timing Systems
  • The 1 Mile walk is not timed and bibs without a timing chip will be provided.
  • Dogs are allowed on the 1 Mile Walk Only, dogs and strollers should start at the rear of the participants.

RACE POLICY:

  • Rain or shine event
  • Walkers permitted in the 1 Mile or 5K (No walker awards)
  • Dog with Owners are permitted in the 1 Mile walk only.  Please start in the back of the walkers
  • Please have “doggy doo doo” bags with you and all messes must be cleaned up by the Owner
  • Strollers must start at the back of the 1 mile walk
  • There are no refunds for any reason.

LOCATION

LIVE 5K or 1 Mile Walk – Bethany Beach, Delaware

Virtual 5K Run – Anywhere, Anytime

  • In a park
  • Your favorite residential route
  • A high school track
  • On a treadmill
  • Run one of the many trails in our beautiful state parks
Run with a friend and don’t forget your dog!

Registration

Online registration closes Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 5pm.  Event shirts are not guaranteed for registrations after March 30, 2023.

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NOTE: There are NO refunds for any reason

Amenities

 

Short-sleeve tech tee – Register by March 30, 2023 to ensure that you get an event shirt in your requested size.  

Custom “Bunny Palooza” BIBs

Post Event at Mangos, Bethany Beach – This is included for all participants.  Non participants can purchase a wrist band for $5.  This event may be cancelled due to any health, weather, or other conditions that deem appropriate.

 

Share Your Results

Tracking with Runkeeper app
  • To track with Runkeeper and automatically submit your results, Learn How

RACE FEES:

Note: All fees are non-refundable or transferable for any reason.
  • 5K Registration – $30 until February 1, 2023, $35 from March 1st – April 8th, then $40
  • 1 Mile Walk Registration – $25 until February 1, 2023, $30 from March 1st – April 14th, then $30
  • Virtual 5K & 1 Mile Walk Registration – $25
  • Additional Event Shirts – $15
  • Post Party wristband for non-participants – $5

There are no refunds for any reason.

AWARDS & RESULTS:

5K AWARDS (Live event only)

  • 1st Place overall Male and Female
  • 1st Place Masters Male and Female
  • 1st Place Grand Masters Male and Female (Over 60)
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place 10 year age group Male
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place 10 year age group Female

5K AGE GROUPS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

You must be present to receive your award.  We do not ship awards or event shirts.

Click Here For 5K Results

BUNNY PALOOZA EVENT SCHEDULE:

Register – Online Only for pre registration
Packet Pick up:
Friday, April 7, 2023 at Mangos from 1-5PM

Time: 1pm – 5pm

*Packet pick-up at Mangos Restaurant, 97 Garfield Pkwy, Bethany Beach, DE 19930. There’s no guarantee of event shirt availability for those who late register onsite.

Saturday, April 8, 2023 – Bethany Beach Bandstand Plaza

Time: 8:00am – 8:30 am

*Race day packet pick-up – No onsite registration

Time:8:55 am

*Mandatory Pre-Race meeting at the starting line

Race Time

9:00 am- 5k start
9:10 am- 1m start

There are no refunds for any reason

COVID GUIDANCE – At this time, following state and local guidelines, the below precautions are suggested and NOT mandatory. This may changed depending upon any state/local guidelines:
*Face coverings are suggested for anyone who is not fully vaccinated at all times except when you are running.

Location

Downtown Bethany Beach, DE 19930
Race Start: Garfield at Atlantic Ave
Race Finish: Bethany Beach Boardwalk at the Bandstand

Benefits the Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation

Sponsors

Course

Fast and flat. 5k is one loop ending on Bethany Beach Boardwalk and the one mile
non competitive walk starts at Garfield and Atlantic Ave and does one loop with finish on the boardwalk.

5k Course Map
1 Mile Course Map

NOTICE: No dogs allowed due to insurance liability. Bibs are non-transferable.

Please reference our policies page for more details.

Amenities

Short-sleeve tech tee – Register by March 30, 2023 to ensure that you get an event shirt in your requested size.

Custom “Bunny Palooza” BIBs

SWAG – TBA

Post Event at Mangos, Bethany Beach – This is included for all participants. Non participants can purchase a wrist band for $5. This event may be cancelled due to any health, weather, or other conditions that deem appropriate.
– Fun, festive course
– Music pre and post race!
– Post-race party with Michelob Ultra provided by NKS Distributors! tentative, based upon distancing guidelines from state and local authorities)
– A perfect way to start the spring season
– Finish oceanfront on the Bethany Beach Boardwalk

Awards
1st place overall male
1st place overall female
1st Master male & female (Masters are 40+)
1st Grand Master male & female (Grand Masters are 60+)
1st, 2nd, 3rd place age group male
1st, 2nd, 3rd place age group female
5k Run: 9 & under • 10 – 14 • 15 – 19 • 20 – 29 • 30 – 39 • 40 – 49 • 50 – 59 • 60 – 69 • 70+

Timing
R2R Timing will chip time using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System

Results
They will be posted online during the race and final results will be posted once the race is complete

Photos
Photos will be posted on Races2Run Facebook page following the event.

Event sanctioned by USA Track & Field

5K Course Map

2022 Hair of the Dog Map

1K Course Map

map of 1 mile run for bunny palooa

Participant's Guide

2023 Bunny Palooza Participants Guide will be available a few days prior to the event.

 

Details

Date:
April 8

Venue

Anywhere of your choosing

Organizer

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