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  • Race for Our Rivers 5K:- Run 3.1 Miles
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Start Time
9:00 PM
Blackbird Creek Reserve
801 Blackbird Landing Road

Free Technical T-Shirts1Participants who register before October 3 will receive a free technical t-shirt! This is not your typical race t-shirt, so register now to receive one! Regular t-shirts will be available for those who sign up for the race after October 3, up to 150 total participants.Appoquinimink River Association2The Appoquinimink River Association is an environmental nonprofit organization whose mission it is to protect, preserve and enhance the waterways of southern New Castle County, Delaware. Our volunteer members are educators, landowners, farmers, scientists and elected officials who care about the quality of the water we drink, play in and live near. For more information on the projects that the ARA has implemented and what your support can do, visit our website www.apporiver.org.Registration and Check In3Race Day Registration and Racer Check In are from 8:00AM-8:45AM. Be sure to look for signs directing you to the reception table.Blackbird Creek Fall Festival4We are so excited to be partnering with the Blackbird Creek Fall Festival this year and we hope you stay to enjoy all the fun they are providing! There will be live music, food, craft vendors, kids activities, hay rides, canoe trips, demonstrations and more! The festival is free so stay after the race and continue a great day outdoors for the whole family!Awards5Awards for the race will be presented to overall top male and female runners, and the top male and female runners in each age group as follows: 13 & under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over.Course Description6Blackbird Creek Reserve Trail system (the race will take place on scenic pathways, not roads). Course was wheel and GPS measured.Rain Date7Only in extreme rain/lightening will the race be cancelled. If the weather is questionable, participants can call the ARA at 302-382-0335 starting at 7:00AM on the morning of the race to check its status.Late Registration8Your registration must be RECEIVED by the ARA by October 19 at 4:00PM.Mail-In Registration9Visit www.apporiver.org to print out our registration form or call the Appoquinimink River Association at 302-382-0335. Mail-in registration forms must be received by October 19, 2011. Mail registration form and check, payable to the "Appoquinimink River Association," to: Appoquinimink River Association PO Box 341 Middletown, DE 19709Additional Info10Attention walkers --You are also encouraged to participate in this event by registering to walk.Directions11From the NORTH: Take Rt 1 S. to Exit 136 toward Odessa (Rt 299). From Rt. 299, turn right onto Rt. 13 S in Odessa. Turn left onto Blackbird Landing Rd. Continue to the Reserve on the left. From the SOUTH: Take Route 13 N to Blackbird Landing Rd. Turn right onto Blackbird Landing Rd. Continue until you see the Reserve on the left. **NOTE: There is another section of the Reserve on the right -- This is not where the race is so look for signs!**

  • 2011 Results at: apporiver.org


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