Masser 5 Miler (SS Summer Series)

1st edition

Join the Seashore Striders for one of our longest running events at the shore- the Masser 5 Miler.   Kicking off the popular Seashore Strider Championship Series, this year’s Masser 5 miler will be a ’live" event.  The Masser 5 miler is named after one of the founders of the Summer Championship Series, the Late Dr. Lee Masser of Crofton, MD.  The Masser 5 miler is a flat & fast course run mostly on bike trails through the Town of Lewes with little traffic.  The race will start and finish at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes inside Legends Stadium.  Come celebrate what Doc Masser has done for Running & Racing at the Beach and join the Striders for the Masser 5 miler.


RACE LOCATION: Cape Henlopen High School; 1270 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE. 19958


RACE TIME:  7:30 a.m.


RACE REGISTRATION:                                                                                

$30.00 Race Pre-Registration   
Registration will be done online through runsignup.   All participants registered by Monday, May 24th at 10 a.m. will receive their t-shirt at our packet pick-up on Saturday the 29th.   If we receive your registration after the 24th at 10 am then we will order your shirt on Monday the 31st and it will be printed that week and ready for pickup on the 4th of June.   Shirts can be picked up at 9 Gander Lane in Lewes beginning on the 4th.   We can also mail your shirt to you if you live out of town for $10 to cover postage.   We take Venmo which most runners use with us.Registration can also be done through the mail by printing out the universal entry form, filling it out, including payment and mailing to Seashore Striders C/O Masser 5 Miler, PO Box 99;  Nassau, DE. 19958.This event is on the Cape Henlopen School District Property.    There will be NO RACE DAY Registration for this event…Please pre-register early.


ONLINE REGISTRATION through RUNSIGNUP here at this site.
“The easiest & most popular way to register for Seashore Strider events.”
MAIL-IN REGISTRATION…form can be downloaded from on the Masser 5 Miler Page 
Please fill out the form completely & neatly, double checking Age, Gender, Entry Fee Price (some events have different fees) & Event Choice.
Mail completed paper registration to: Seashore Striders; P.O. Box 99, Nassau, DE. 19969Please mail by Monday of Race Week to be guaranteed an event t-shirt/swag.   
Make checks payable to “Seashore Striders”      
THIS EVENT HELD AT CAPE HENLOPEN HIGH SCHOOL- NO RACE-DAY REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT                                                                                                

TO BENEFIT:  Seashore Strider Youth Cross Country Program, as well as a donation to a future memorial in the memory of Maggie Browne, who was a member of the Girls Track & Field Team.        


SPONSOR/HOST: Seashore Striders


RACE COURSE: Flat & Fast on the trails and roads of Lewes.


SAFE RUNNING & RACING:.  The Seashore Striders encourage you to run & race safely during the Masser 5 Miler and discourage the gathering of runners for this event.   Please stay more than 6’ from each other if running with someone.


RACE TIMING: You will be timed using the Chronotrack B Chip which will be attached to the rear of your race bib.   The bib needs to be worn on the front visible to the race workers at the finish line.   Please do not bend the bib at any time as it may damage the timing chip.


RACE AMENITIES: Multi-colored quality tech T-shirt, Safe Water Stops along the course (2m & 3.5m), Finish line produced by “Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.,” Post-Race awards ceremony following the final runner & A RUNNING GOOD TIME.


AWARDS:  Awards will be presented to the Overall Top 3 (3) Male & Female Champions, Overall Male & Female Masters (40+ yrs.), as well as the top three (3) Male & Female finishers in the following age categories: 9 & under, 10-13, 14-19, 20-24, then 5-year age groups through 80+.   If you miss the awards ceremony you may pick up locally in Lewes at 9 Gander Lane, Lewes or if you are out of town, your award will be shipped to you for a cost of $10 to cover postage.   We do take Venmo.


REFUNDS/DEFERRAL:  The Seashore Striders have a “No Refund” policy, however we make every possible attempt to please our client with the following options:  1. Transfer to a future Seashore Strider owned event of equal value before the end of the current year.   2. Donate your entry fee to the charity associated with the event or to the Seashore Strider Youth Running program.  3. Transfer/Defer to the following year at the same event.  Thank You for your cooperation & understanding as some situations are beyond the control of the Seashore Striders.


RACE DIRECTOR:  Tim Bamforth, Seashore Striders/Seashore Strider Event Production, Inc.   [email protected]


SEASHORE STRIDER STORE:  To visit the Seashore Strider store go to


May 30, 2021


28th Masser 5 Miler
May 30, 2021 (Sunday) - 07:30
5 miles
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road
The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


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