A Run of Choice at the Coastal Delaware Running Festival


The annual Coastal Delaware Running Festival is back at Rehoboth Beach from April 14-16, 2023 with the iconic Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk as one of its running tracks. This is your chance to run for a cause as the funds gathered will support multiple charities and causes. If you are planning to be a part of this much anticipated event, then don’t forget to book a comfortable and relaxing stay at the Heritage Inn & Suites Rehoboth Beach as we are conveniently located minutes away from the boardwalk offering spacious suites, complimentary breakfast, fitness center and free parking with every stay. Plus, we’re a pet-friendly hotel!

The different running options available during the Coastal Delaware Running Festival are:

    Full Marathon: Run along the length of the boardwalk and various other parts of the city with the BAA Boston Marathon Qualifier. It is available for ages 16+ and the registration fee is $130 to $170 as it completely depends on how early you will register. The marathon will take place on the final day of the event that is April 16, 2023 from 7 am onwards.

    Half Marathon: Depending upon the date of registration, this race costs from $120 - $150 and is perfect for any budding runner who wants a taste of a marathon. Anyone between the ages of 12 years can register for this event and it will take place on April 16, 2023 from 7:40 am onwards.

    9K Run/Walk: For anyone who wants to experience the swag of the Coastal Delaware Running Festival, this is the option for you with the registration costing between $90 - $120. It will take place on April 16, 2023, starting at 7:20 am for its participants to run or walk along the Eastern coastline.

    5K Run/Walk: This is a chance for beginners of all age groups who love to take up a challenge with the registration costing between $50-$65. Run or walk on the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk on April 15, 2023, with a start time of 9 am.

    Cape Challenge: A combination of the 9K and 5K challenges, this competition is for the ones who think they can ace both. With a chance to win three medals, this event costs around $145-$190 depending on the date of registration.

    Fort Miles Challenge: For anyone above the age of 12+ this is an event combining 5K Run/Walk and the Half Marathon with a chance of winning three medals. Depending on the date of registration, this challenge costs $175-$220.

    Tower Challenge: If you are the one who loves an ultimate challenge, then this the ultimate event for you. Combining 5K Run/Walk and Full Marathon for a weekend of pushing yourself to your limits. Register as early as possible if you think you can do it, the event costs between $185-$240 with again a chance to take home three medals.

    Virtual Marathon: With the results getting emailed to your inbox, the convenience of participating in the Coastal Delaware Running Festival from anywhere comes true with this option with $70 as the registration fees.

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