Dewey Beach Color Run set for Sunday, June 5

The third Dewey Color Run, a 2.8-mile non-competitive run-walk, will be held Sunday, June 5, 2016 at the Rusty Rudder in Dewey Beach. A Ten Sisters of Dewey Beach Road Race Series event, it will include seven color stations on the route. (The color powder is manufactured in the U.S., and is made from food-grade cornstarch. It is non-toxic and biodegradable. Participants can wear glasses or goggles to protect their eyes.)

Same-day registration for the race opens at 8:30 a.m., with a 10 a.m. race start. Pre-event packet pick-up will take place Saturday, June 4, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Rusty Rudder. Participants can register online at (online registration closes June 2 at noon) or by mail at Dewey Color Run, c/o Races2Run, P.O. Box 24, Montchanin, DE 19710 (make checks payable to Highway One Group). The entry fee is $35 until Feb. 1, $40 from Feb. 2 through June 2 at noon and $45 afterward.

The event will feature a flat course starting at the Rusty Rudder, with “color stops” at the Rusty Rudder, Ivy, Bottle & Cork, Jimmy’s Grill, Highway One at Andrews Street, and North Beach, and bonus color at the finish line at North Beach.

No strollers or dogs are allowed, and bibs are non-transferable. Registered participants (limited to 1,500) will receive an official Dewey Color Run T-shirt, sweatband, swag bag and color packs and will be able to attend a post-race party at Northbeach, with food and beer for those 21 or older and live music. Volunteer opportunities are available.

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