2022 Annual Hair of the Dog Run & Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos

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Name: 2022 Annual Hair of the Dog Run & Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos
Date: January 1, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
Registration: Sorry, on-line registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Friday, December 31st
Bethany Boathouse,39187 Hickman Plaza Rd

12 p.m. - 3 p.m. for race day packet pick-up
Bethany Boathouse will be opened for lunch between the hours of pickup

Saturday, January 1st
Bethany Beach Bandstand Plaza
8:30 a.m.  - 9:30 a.m.  Packet Pick Up 
10:00 a.m. 5k Race Starts
10:05 a.m. 1 Mile Walk Starts
11:00 a.m. 5k Awards
12 NOON- Plunge

RING IN 2022 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 Run/Walk and the Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos Plunge!

'Like" the facebook event page for day-of updates and information!


HOD 5K + 1 Mile Walk      ELE Plunge
  • Overall & Age Group Awards
  • Music
  • Family Fun and Festive Course
  • Long-sleeved event shirt guaranteed to everyone registered by 12/03/2021
  • Post Event Party at Bethany Boathouse doors open at 11 a.m.
  • A New Year's Day Tradition
  • Long-sleeved event shirt guaranteed to everyone registered by 12/03/2021
  • Post Event Party at Bethany Boathouse doors open at 11 a.m. 

All those participating in the walk/run/plunge will be eligible to purchase a wristband for $5 that would give them access to an after party at Bethany Boathouse which will include a nacho bar and a drink ticket.

Post-event after party wristbands can be purchased for $10 by the public providing access to the nacho bar and one drink ticket.

After party wristbands can be purchased on Friday, December 31st and Saturday, January 1st at packet pick-up and registration. 

Join Team Cottage for the Leo Brady Exercise Like the Eskimos Swim. Register online or in house. $55 per person includes: Registration Fee, Breakfast Buffet, Drink Specials, Liquid Courage Team Apparel, Official Long- Sleeve, Transportation to and from the swim, and Post Plunge Party at The Boathouse with an all you can eat Nacho Bar. A mock-up on the Team Cottage/Boathouse t-shirt can be found here.

Packet Pick-up: Race & Plunge
  • Friday, December 31st at Bethany Boathouse from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 1st on the Bethany Beach Bandstand (Oceanfront Garfield Pkwy) from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 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 Bandstand (Oceanfront Garfield Parkway)
Plunge- Beach (Oceanfront Garfield Parkway)

On Site Registration Prices: 
Plunge $20
HOD 5K $35  
HOD 1 mile walk $25  
Virtual 5K & 1 mile walk $25
Combo 5K & Plunge $50  
Combo 1 Mile & Plunge $35  
Team Cottage/Boathouse $55  
Post Party Wristband - Runners/Plungers $5
Post Party Wristband for non-participants $10

Itinerary for HOD & ELE:
Friday, December 31, 2021
  • 12pm-3pm - Onsite registration and packet pick-up at Bethany Boathouse for all runners and plungers
  • Bethany Boathouse will be open during packet pick up
Saturday, January 1, 2022
  • 8:30-9:30am - Race day packet pick-up located at the Coastal Tented Events heated tent on the Bethany Beach Bandstand. 
  • 10:00am - HOD 5K Start
  • 10:05am -  1 Mile walk starts
  • 11:00am- HOD 5K Awards
  • 11:00am Bethany Boathouse Opens for ELE Post Event Party 
  • 11:45am- ELE Plungers gather 
  • NOON- ELE Plunge
      5K Race + 1 Mile Walk  ELE Plunge 
Overall Male & Female

Male & Female Master

Male & Female Grand Master

Age Groups* 
     1st, 2nd & 3rd

Teams must have a minimum of 6 registrants to qualify.

* Race Age Groups
  • 9 & Under
  • 10-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+
HOD 5K + 1 Mile Walk ELE Plunge
  • Rain or Shine Event
  • Dogs & owners in permitted in 1 mile walk 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 Boathouse post party
  • There are no refunds for any reason.
  • 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, and is a "swim"/plunge at your own risk event.

Tax Deductible Donations support the Captain O. Murray Scholarship and the QRCF

Race Details & Information:
HOD 5k Course Map
HOD 1 Mile Course Map
HOD Athlete Guide

ELE/HOD Event Shirt:
Each registrant will receive a complimentary 2022 ELE/HOD event shirt the day of the event. Additional shirts are available for purchase for $12. A picture of race day shirt can be found below. 


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


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Packet Pick Up:
Bethany Boathouse 

39187 Hickman Plaza Rd
Bethany Beach, DE 

Post Party:
Bethany Boathouse 

39187 Hickman Plaza Rd
Bethany Beach, DE 
Date/Time Information:
New Year's Day - Saturday, January 1st, 2022
Contact Information:
Angalyse Keyock
Until December 28, 2021
5k Registration - $35
1 Mile Walk Registration - $25
Virtual 5k & 1 mile walk - $25
Plunge - $20
Combo 5k & Plunge- $4
Team Cottage/Boathouse : $55
Come 1 mile walk & Plunge $35
Additional Event Shirts $15
After party for participants: $5
After party public: $10



Online registration closes Thursday, 12/30 5PM
All sales for this event are final.
There are no refunds for any reason.
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