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7th Lt. Joseph Szczerba Memorial 5k

April 25, 2019 – Thursday

Wilmington, DE

Day of registration opens at 5:30 pm

Registration fees

5K Registration Closed

$25 (pre registration closes Tuesday April 23rd at noon) $30 after and day of

  1. $25.00
    Dec 6 - Apr 23

Student 5K (valid student ID due at packet pick up) Closed

$15 (pre registration closes Tuesday April 23rd at noon) $20 after and day of

  1. $15.00
    Dec 6 - Apr 23

Event Information

Race Time

5:30pm- Registration opens
6:30pm- Race start


Salesianum School
1801 North Broom Street
Wilmington, DE 19802

Lieutenant Joseph Szczerba ’85, an 18 year veteran of the New Castle County Police Department and a 1985 graduate of Salesianum School, was killed in the line of duty on September 16, 2011. To honor his legacy, Salesianum has established a scholarship in his name. All proceeds of the 5k Run/ Walk will benefit this fund.


For additional information click here.

Starts and finishes at Salesianum School and measured by Doug White

Course map

NOTICE: No dogs allowed due to insurance liability. Bibs are non-transferable.
Please reference our policies page for more details.



-Post race refreshments & food including Grotto’s Pizza, soft pretzels & bananas
-Post race Party with music from Love Seed Mama Jump Acoustic
-Immediately following the race, participants can enjoy beer, wine, champagne (age 21 & older) and a post race dinner under a tent on the front lawn of Salesiaunum. $10 entrance fee for non-race participants.


-Overall male/female winners
-Awards for top male/female masters
-Awards to top 3 male/female in 10 year age groups 18 & under through 70 & over
-Awards to top male/female walkers

No awards ceremony. Award winners may pick up awards at help desk.

Contact Information

Event Location

Salesianum School, 1801 North Broom Street, Wilmington, DE, United States

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