Get Ready to Race & Crawl: The 2024 Dover Race Series Starts Now!


March 16: Don't Miss Dover Main Street's Run Before You Crawl!

Spring has sprung, Dover! Get hyped for the 10th anniversary of Dover Main Street's Run Before You Crawl 5k road race & restaurant crawl, kicking off the 2024 Dover Race Series in epic fashion on Saturday, March 16! 🎉🏃‍♂️

Downtown Dover will be alive with energy as runners gear up for the race, and guess what? It's St. Paddy's Day Weekend, adding an extra dash of luck and fun to the festivities!

The action starts at 9 am sharp with the National Anthem ringing out, followed by a thrilling shotgun start. And this year, they're shaking things up with a new course location! Head 2 blocks north to 4th Street for a challenge-packed route. Prepare for twists and turns along the way, including the notorious Prospect Street hill to Washington Street. It's all about pushing your limits and conquering those obstacles!

After the race, keep the energy flowing because at 11 am, we're turning this event into the ultimate downtown St. Paddy's Day weekend restaurant crawl! 🍀🎉 With a $25 wristband, you'll unlock a world of deliciousness, including free appetizers and discounted drinks galore! Plus, keep an eye out for the elusive lucky leprechaun—he's quicker than the Energizer Bunny on caffeine!

And that's not all—every stop on the crawl earns you a stamp, and each stamp is your ticket to glory in our epic raffle! Dozens of downtown businesses are offering up their finest goodies, from gift cards to jaw-dropping prizes!

The moment of truth arrives at Fury's Publik House just after 3 pm when we draw the winners! But here's the kicker: you don't have to be present to win! So whether you're sipping a pint or chasing down that last elusive leprechaun, your luck could be about to change!

Dust off those running shoes, gather your crew, and join us for an unforgettable day of fitness, fun, and fantastic food! The 2024 Dover Race Series is off to a roaring start, and you won't want to miss out! Let's do this, Dover! 🏃‍♀️💨

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The first race of 2024 is Dover Main Street's Run Before You Crawl 5k & Restaurant Crawl on Saturday, March 16! Join us for a 5k road race at 9am and a restaurant crawl with over a dozen restaurants from 11am to 3pm!