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Annual Hair of the Dog Run & Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos Plunge

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Name: Annual Hair of the Dog Run & Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos Plunge
Date: January 1, 2019
Time: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

RING IN 2019 in the QUIET RESORTS with a RUN & PLUNGE!
The Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation & the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce proudly present the Hair of the Dog 5K/10K and the Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos Plunge

Highlights:

HOD 5K/10K Race     ELE Plunge
  • Overall & Age Group Awards
  • Music
  • Family Fun and Festive Course
  • Long-sleeved event shirt guaranteed to everyone registered by 12/5
  • Post Party at Mango's
  • A New Year's Day Tradition
  • Fun Team Awards
  • Post Plunge Party at the Cottage Cafe
  • Long-sleeved event shirt guaranteed to everyone registered by 12/5

Locations:
Packet Pick-up: Race & Plunge
  • Monday, December 31st at Mango's from Noon- 3:00 pm (97 Garfield Parkway)
  • Tuesday, January 1st on the Bethany Beach Boardwalk Bandstand (Oceanfront Garfield Pkwy) from 7:30am-8:30am for race day packet pick-upPlunge packet pick-up will go until 11:30am. 
Race Start- Parkwood St. & Atlantic Ave., Bethany Beach
Race Finish- Bethany Beach Boardwalk Bandstand (Oceanfront Garfield Parkway)
Plunge- Beach (Oceanfront Garfield Parkway)


Fees: 
Plunge $20
HOD 5K $35  
HOD 10K $45
Combo 5K & 10K $50
Combo 5K & Plunge $45
Combo 10K & Plunge $55
Combo 10K, 5K, & Plunge $70
Extra Wristbands / Post-Party (non-runners)* $10
HOD Hoodie (Child's L- Adult XXL) $30
Additional Shirts (Child's L - Adult XXXL) $10

* Due to space limitation in Mango's at the after party only 100 additional wristbands will be sold for guests of participants. Includes beer, food, & warmth. 

Itinerary for HOD & ELE:
Monday, December 31, 2018
  • 12pm-3pm - packet pick-up at Mango's Bethany Beach for all runners and plungers
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  • 7:30-8:30am - Race day packet pick-up located at the Coastal Tented Events heated tent on the Bethany Beach Bandstand. Plunge packet pick-up will go until 11:30am. 
  • 8:35am- Mandatory Pre-Race (HOD) Meeting at the starting line
  • 8:45am- HOD 10K Start
  • 9:40am- HOD 10K Awards Presentations (must be picked up, awards will not be shipped)
  • 10:00 am-  HOD 5K Start
  • 9:30-11:00am- HOD Post Party and Mango's Bethany Beach
  • 11:00am- HOD 5K Awards
  • 11:45am- ELE Plungers gather 
  • NOON- ELE Plunge
  • 12:30-4:00pm- ELE Post Plunge Party at the Cottage Cafe and Plunge Award Presentations
Awards: 
HOD 5K & 10K Race                     ELE Plunge 
Overall Male & Female

Dog Owner (5K only) 
 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Male & Female Master

Age Groups* 
     1st, 2nd & 3rd
A Whale of a Team: Largest registered team 

Bathing Beauties: Best Team Attire/Theme 
 Judging on beach from 11:30-11-50am

Leo Brady Award: Most donations raised for the
William O. Murray Scholarship 

Teams must have a minimum of 6 registrants to qualify.

* Race Age Groups
  • 9 & Under and 10-14 (5K Only)
  • 15 & Under (10K only)
  • 15-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+
Policies: 
HOD 5K & 10K Race ELE Plunge
  • Rain or Shine Event
  • Walkers permitted in 5K only
  • Dogs & owners in permitted in 5K only
  • Dogs must be on a leash at all times (NO RECOIL LEASHES)
  • Doggy doo-doo bags are a must have with all messes cleaned up
  • No dogs allowed in Mango's post party
  • Rain or shine event (with exception of lightening)
  • All Plungers must wear their wrist band to indicate affiliation with the event.
  • Waivers must be signed for all participants. 
  • There will be lifeguards, but it is a "swim" plunge at your own risk event.
  • Bathing suits only! 

 

Tax Deductible Donations support the Captain William O. Murray Scholarship
Captain William O. Murray Scholarship is awarded by the QRCF to a student who exhibits a strong commitment to civic and community service. Each scholarship recipient will be awarded $2,000 per year for four years. The scholarship is based on a combination of financial need, academics, school involvement, and community service.
  • Captain William O. Murray Scholarship - 30% community involvement, 30% financial need, 20% academic achievement, and 20% personal statement. 
  • Team Donations- Printable Form-  Donation Form
  • All donations are due at Packet Pick-up (12/31 & 1/1) to be eligible for the award.
  • The Team with the largest donation will receive the Leo Brady Award at the Post Plunge Party at the Cottage Cafe. 
Race Details & Information-
HOD Course Maps- Click Here
        HOD Athlete Guide - Click Here      

 

Volunteer! 
Not interested in running or plunging but still want to get involved? Sign up to volunteer! All volunteer opportunities can be found here. I need of community service hours? Please be sure to bring the proper paperwork to be signed! 
Event Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

Signature Sponsor

Location:
Downtown Bethany Beach, DE
Date/Time Information:
New Year's Day - Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
 
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
5K = $35
10K = $45
Plunge = $20 
$10 discount per person for Run/Plunge combo;
$30 discount per person to sign up for all three events!

Online registration closes 12/28; on-site registration available 12/31 from 12-3 p.m. at Mango's in downtown Bethany
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