Map & Directions

Directions to Wilmington Riverfront Race Start

From I-95, take exit 6 (4th St; M.L. King Jr Blvd). Follow signs to the Riverfront, taking right on South Madison, left on Beech, right on Justison past Frawley Stadium to parking lot at Shipyard Shops. Just a short walk to registration and start/finish.

Course Video

The Jack A. Markell (JAM) Trail opened in June, 2018. Except for the first 25 seconds, this video is a tour of most of the 15K course, for the return trip to the finish.
You can find larger version along with accompanying news article at DelawareOnline by answering 1-3 brief questions.

DuPont Environmental Education Center

Temporary Course Map

Jack A. Markell Trail

The 2019 Delaware Distance Classic 15K & DEEC 10th Anniversary 5K Road Races will be out and back along the new Jack A. Markell Trail through the Russell Peterson Wildlife Refuge and bike paths towards New Castle.

Both 15K and 5K start on Delmarva Lane, run past DuPont Environmental Education Center and on to boardwalk over the marsh area. Then across bridge and on to pavement towards New Castle with long, straight stretches.

Map of Parking & Start

DDC parking and start
Delaware Nature Center