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Make the most of Spring with the Delaware Marathon running festival. There's a great range of races, from the kids mile up to the marathon. Bring the whole family along and be sure to collect your t-shirt and complimentary post-race beer.

How to enter the Delaware Marathon

  1. Marathon

    Run 26.2mi
    Standard Entries
    No tickets available
  2. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    Standard Entries
    No tickets available
  3. 5k

    Run 5km
    Standard Entries
    No tickets available
  4. Kids Fun Run 1 mile

    Run 1mi
    Standard Entries
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  5. Kids Fun Run 2 miles

    Run 2mi
    Standard Entries
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  6. Relay - 4 person

    Run 26.2mi
    Standard Entries
    No tickets available

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Delaware Marathon routes

The course is mostly flat, with a few fairly insignificant hills, the biggest of which is 180 feet over a mile. The marathon runners will have to over the hills twice!

Event Details

What’s Included

There will be a commemorative medal for all racers on completion! Racers will also be given an a Under Armour T-Shirt, race photo, and free tracking.

Raceday Logistics

Saturday, April 25
10:00 am - 5:00 pm: Shirt/Race Bib Pickup

Sunday, April 26
7:00 am: Marathon, Half Marathon, and Relay START
7:30 am: 5K START
8:00 am - 3:00 pm: Celebration Village opens
10:30 am: Awards Ceremony

Kit List

For registration, it is vital you bring you E-card along with you. You won't be able to pick up your race number without it. Bring it along with you on your mobile, or print it out at home.


Although there will be various road closures throughout the day, spectators are more than welcome. Plan ahead to avoid delays.


Can I get a refund if I can't race?

Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds under any circumstances. You may defer your race entry to next year for $25, however.

Are there hotels nearby?

Yes, the official race hotel is the Doubletree by Hilton in Downtown - less than a mile from the start line. This is also where registration is located.

Is there a time limit?

There is a 6 hour limit on the course, in agreement with the City of Wilmington.

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Delaware Marathon weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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