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Necia Beck, Delaware State Parks 302-739-9175, Necia.Beck@state.de.us

Delaware State Parks 2014 Adventure Race Series features new races 

DOVER (May 30, 2014) – Participants in the 2014 Delaware State Parks Adventure Race Series will enjoy some new formats as well as familiar favorites. The series begins with Full Moon 5K on June 14 at Brandywine Creek State Park in Wilmington. The 2014 series includes four additional races: Baldcypress Challenge at Trap Pond State Park, Cachin’ In Geocache Race at Killens Pond State Park, Bring it on at Bellevue at Bellevue State Park and Crazy Costume Dash at Lums Pond State Park.

The races are designed for athletes of all levels and are either individual or team events. Certificates are awarded in multiple categories, and each participant will receive a commemorative race giveaway. The entry fee for the races at Killens Pond is $30 each and the other races are $40 each. For the first time ever, $10 of each registration will be used to support Delaware State Parks’ Environmental Education programs. Fees are payable in advance with discounts for multiple races. Payment may also be made on the day of the race.

Registration information and race details are available by calling 302-739-9175 or visiting destateparks.com/adventure-race.

Full Moon 5K
June 14 – Early Bird registration ends June 7
(Team or Individual Event)
Race begins at 9 p.m. Pre-race meeting begins at 8 p.m.
Located at: Brandywine Creek State Park
Rts. 92 and 100
Greenville, DE 19807 

Baldcypress Challenge
July 12
(Team or Individual Event)
Road Bike, Trail Run, Flat-Water Canoe, Obstacle Course
Canoes are provided; bikes are not
Race begins at 9 a.m. Pre-race meeting at 8:30 a.m.
Located at: Trap Pond State Park
33587 Baldcypress Lane,
Laurel, DE 19956 

Cachin’ In Geocache Race
August 17
(Team or Individual Event)
Road Bike, Trail Run, Water Park Challenge, Flat-Water Canoe
Canoes provided. Bikes are not
Race begins at 8:30 a.m. Pre-race meeting at 8 a.m.
Located at: Killens Pond State Park
5025 Killens Pond Road
Felton, DE 19943 

Bring it on at Bellevue
September 6
(Team Event)
Road Bike, Trail Run, Team Challenges
Bikes are not provided
Race begins at 9 a.m. Pre-race meeting at 8:30 a.m.
Located at: Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809 

Crazy Costume Dash
October 11
(Individual Event)
Children’s one-mile walk/run; 5K walk/run for all ages
Prizes will also be awarded for best costume
Race begins at 3 p.m. Pre-race meeting at 2:30 p.m.
Located at: Lums Pond State Park
1068 Howell School Road
Bear, DE  19701

 Vol. 44, No.184

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