Pictured above, runners take off at the start of the 2012 Sea Witch 5K Fall Classic. The Sea Witch 5K Fall Classic and 1-Mile Fright Walk for 2013 begins at Grove Park at 9 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 27. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Many of the 500-plus runners, including entire families, arrive in costume. Prizes are presented not only for time, but also for the best costumes. Past winners have included cartoon characters, cheerleaders, various farm animals and monsters.
Those looking for a slower pace can take part in the First State Webfooter Walks the same day. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and the latest starting time is 2 p.m. Registration and walks originate at the Henlopen Hotel on the north end of the Boardwalk.
Visit www.beach-fun.com for complete program information. For more festival or area information, contact the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce at 800-441-1329, Ext. 0, 302-227-2233, Ext. 0, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.