Delaware Memorial Bridge Run to Acceptance for Special Olympics

Presented by M&T Bank

For the second year in a row, the Delaware Memorial Bridge will host a fundraising event in partnership with Special Olympics Delaware. This 5K run/walk offers those who are eligible the unique opportunity to cross the Delaware Memorial Bridge on foot.

The event is only open to active, retired or veteran first responders who fall into the following categories: law enforcement, fire, EMS, medical and military personnel. ALSO, school personnel are also eligible due to their "first-responder training" in schools (active shooters/crisis situations/medical emergencies, etc.) #RunTheBridgeDE

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION 

     (Are you eligible to participate?)

 

DATE, TIME AND LOCATION

Sunday, September 30, 2018 

Race begins at 7:00 a.m.

5K Run - Course Map


PACKET PICK-UP Due to time constraints and transportation logistics, there will be no packet pick-up available on event day. We are offering the following packet pick-up times/locations:

Thursday, September 27
9:00am-5:00pm
Special Olympics Delaware office (619 S. College Ave, Newark, DE 19716)

Friday, September 28
11:00am-1:00pm and 5:00-7:00pm
New Castle County Police Department (Cpl. Paul J. Sweeney Public Safety Building, 3601 N. DuPont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720)

Saturday, September 29
8:00-11:00am and 6:00-8:30pm
New Castle County Police Department (Cpl. Paul J. Sweeney Public Safety Building, 3601 N. DuPont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720)

Please contact cplummer@udel.edu if you are unable to make it to any of the packet pick-up opportunities above. 

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE

Eligible participants are active, retired, or veteran first responders who fall into the following categories:  law enforcement, fire, EMS, medical, and military personnel. ALSO, school personnel are also eligible due to their "first-responder training" in schools (active shooters/crisis situations/medical emergencies, etc.) 

Am I Eligible to Participate

 

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

Frequently Asked Questions  

Fact Sheet  

Delaware Memorial Bridge Facts

 

HISTORY OF THE EVENT

2017 - 226 runners raised $34,000 at the inaugural event

RACE RESULTS

PHOTO GALLERIES