The club’s premiere event is the Delaware Open Cross Country Championships. These races are held the Saturday morning after Thanksgiving at Brandywine Creek State Park. This event is arguably the most competitive open running event in the state of Delaware. Cash prizes are awarded to winners of age beyond academic eligibility. Other winners receive trophies and gift certificates. The races consist of the following events:
- 1.1 mile Boys
- 1.1 mile Girls
- 5 km Women’s Open and Masters (scored separately, run concurrently)
- 5 km Men’s Masters
- 5 km Men’s Open
You can register for the 2016 Open at Active.com.
Link to the race brochure.
Net proceeds from this event fund two $2000 college scholarships. Details on the scholarships can be found via this link. Proceeds also support our Best Foot Forward shoe program for deserving local high school runners. Please note that Brandywine Creek State Park has changed their “season”, and charges $3 DE resident / $6 non-resident per car admission to the park. BCSP information, including driving directions, is available here.
Please scroll to the lower left of the screen to view results from past year’s events. For more information on the races please e-mail or call 302-892-2829.