Thursday 20 September 2018


The Chester River Challenge Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk
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10.29.2017 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Downrigging Weekend - Sunday, October 29, 2017

Registration opens at 8 a.m. - Half Marathon & 5K start at 9 a.m.

Benefits The Chester River Association & Sultana Projects

Registration: Race day registration will be available! Packet pickup starts at 8 a.m. and races start at 9 a.m. at Wilmer Park, Chestertown, Maryland. 5K Run/Walk - $25 before October 22 - $30 after. Half Marathon - $50 before October 22 - $60 after. Make checks payable to the Chester River Association and mail to TriSports Events, 2772 Hazlettville Rd, Dover, DE 19904. Contact Ray at 302-674-3213 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Renee Bench at 410-778-4071 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can register by downloading the entry form or online with a credit card at TriSportsEvents.Com.

Packet Pickup: All race packets can be picked up on Sunday morning starting at 8 a.m. Race day registration will also be accepted at this time.

Directions: Wilmer Park is located across the street from the Chester River Association office. For directions, use your GPS or MapQuest.

Awards: Unique awards for overall male/female and masters winners and top 3 in 5 year age groups in the Half Marathon and 5K Run. Awards to top 3 male & female walk finishers in the 5K. 5K awards will be presented after the last participant finishes. Half Marathon awards will be presented 3 hours after start. MEDALS WILL BE GIVEN TO ALL HALF MARATHON FINISHERS!

Course: The event starts and finishes at Wilmer Park. The course has gentle rolling terrain and is run entirely on paved country roads. The 5K & Half Marathon courses are USATF certified (MD130014LMJ)! This is a Team TriSports Events Ultimate Challenge Series Event!

Course Records: Half Marathon: Male - Hasan Butler - 1:21:27 - 2014, Female - Meredith Chapla - 1:35:11 - 2015. 5K Run: Male - Jesse Goodyear - 17:50 - 2015, Female - Sarah Higgins - 20:59 - 2013

Amenities: Quality “Chester River Challenge Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk” Tech Shirts guaranteed to all participants. Food and refreshments at the finish line! Police controlled roads, mile markers and directional arrows on road. Bring the family and enjoy the Sultana Projects Downrigging Weekend Tall Ship & Wooden Boat Festival!

Water stops: Water stops will be located at approximately every two miles on the Half Marathon course, at the turnaround of the 5K, and at the start/finish.

Restrooms: Restrooms will be available at the start/finish and on the Half Marathon course.

Spectators: While you're waiting for your friends or family members to complete the race, enjoy the Sultana Projects Downrigging Weekend Family Day Activities. For complete information visit

Finish Line: MyLaps chip timing, results, and event photos provided by TriSports Events Productions.

Hotels/Motels/Bed & Breakfast: Visit the following websites for a complete list of hotels/motels and bed & breakfast in the Chestertown and Rock Hall area.,,,