Mar 132013


Saturday, March 30, 2013 marks the return of the Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundations’s  buy a college paper for cheap race, again taking place in Bethany Beach, beginning at 8am.

Hundreds of runners are expected to take part in this exciting Start-of-Spring event, which starts at Garfield Parkway and Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Bethany Beach and ends at the Bethany Beach Boardwalk at the Bandstand.

The event will feature a post-race party beginning roughly 8:45 a.m. at Mango’s Oceanfront, with complimentary beer from 3rd Wave Brewing Co. and full breakfast, as well as a chilli cookoff between some of your favorite local restaurants!

Live music will be played all throughout the race course and Palooza Plaza also returns with face painters, magicians, artist, games and more!

As for the race itself, runners of the 10K will receive finishing medals and runners of both races will be able to compete for awards, which will be given in the following categories:

  • 1st, 2nd place overall male
  • 1st, 2nd place overall female
  • 1st Master male & female
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place age group male
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd place age group female

Dogs are welcome to participate in the 5K only.

Hope to see everyone there again!

Dec 272012


Coastal Delaware and Maryland are set for some of the area’s most prominent events at the top of the calendar, as the annual ocean plunge events in Rehoboth Beach and Bethany Beach, Delaware, and Ocean City, Maryland set the stage for 2013.

Exercise Like the Eskimos in Downtown Bethany Beach coincides with the Leo Brady Hair of the Dog 5K/10K race. On New Year’s Day, runners will take their marks at 9:30 a.m. and run through beautiful Bethany Beach before ending their journey oceanfront at the Bethany Beach Bandstand. There, they can cool off by taking part in the Eskimo Swim at noon. Proceeds from the event benefit various local nonprofits and provide grants and scholarships to local students. More information on these events can be found at

The Atlantic General Hospital Penguin Swim is Ocean City’s 19th annual foray into the winter sea. This New Year’s Day event supports the resort-area not-for-profit hospital and takes place on 91st Street at 1 p.m. Following the swim there will be an awards ceremony at the Princess Royale Atrium. Get more information on this event at

In Rehoboth Beach, it’s the Lewes Polar Bear Plunge taking place Saturday, February 3. Raising funds for Special Olympics Delaware, this event has become one of Delaware’s most anticipated and attended fundraising events.

This year’s Plunge Festival will feature two new events. The Pooch Plunge, where dogs can take a plunge themselves, will take place at 11 a.m. The Polar Ice Cream Throwdown will run from noon to 5 p.m. and will be a taste test and vote for the best “polar-inspired” ice cream created by attendees. The winner will have their creation featured at King’s Ice Cream in Lewes all summer. Learn more about this event at

Nov 272012


This Saturday December 1, don’t miss out on the annual Caribbean Christmas, held at Mango’s on the Boardwalk in Bethany Beach! The festivities begin at 7 pm and last until 11pm. Proceeds from the event to towards the Quiet Resort Charitable Foundation.

Come join in the fun with the Awesome Auction, raffles, local art, local restaurant samples and live music from Electric Velvet.

Admission is $60, which is a donation to the QRCF and can be purchased at Bethany Beach Books, Cottage Cafe, DiFebos, DiFebos Bistro at Bear Trap Dunes, Mango’s and Sedona.