There are two upcoming race events worth noting.

Trail Dawgs logoTrail Triple Crown

For real trail enthusiasts, the Trail Dawgs Athletic Club will host the annual Triple Crown trail races on April 28th at the Walter S. Carpenter Recreation Area of White Clay Creek State Park, off New London Road (Rt. 896) in Newark. Proceeds benefit local homeless shelters. See the TrailDawgs website for details.

Here are the start times:
7:30 a.m. – Triple Crown Half-Marathon
7:40 a.m. – Delaware Trail Marathon (two loops of the half-marathon course)
10:00 a.m. – Triple Crown 10K
11:15 a.m. – Triple Crown Human Race 5K Run/Walk


On Sunday, May 6, the Delaware Athletic Trainers’ Association 5K will take place at the Bob Carpenter Center, with registration at 8 a.m. and race start at 9 a.m. Proceeds from the event will help support programs dedicated to the safety of student-athletes, educate the public about the profession of athletic training, and provide athletic training students with leadership opportunities. On-line registration is available at (under the events section) until May 3. You may also view/download the paper registration form. The race fee is $20.