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The Cannonball Race

"The Most Beautiful Race Course in Delaware"

        Lewes, Delaware- August 24, 2011-The Lewes Historical Society is proud to present the 8th Cannonball Run 5K Run & Trenny Elliott Memorial 1 Mile Walk to take place on Sunday, September 18, beginning at 8:30 AM (rain or shine). The race benefits the Society's preservation and educational programming.

        A 5K Run & 5K Walk that begins and ends at the Lewes Historical Society’s Historic Complex, the race runs by some of Lewes’s most historic and beautiful homes, vistas and streetscapes.  Second Street, Bank Street and Pilottown Road are included in what many have called “The Most Beautiful Race Course in Delaware.”

        Enjoy the scenic race course, refreshments at the Historic Complex following the race and the best awards in Delaware, hands down. Wooden Cannonballs are fashioned for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in eight age groups from 9-70+, as well as special awards for Overall and Masters Champion.

        Visit the Society’s nationally acclaimed grounds, enjoy the streets of one of America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations, and support The Lewes Historical Society.  With your help, we can pass Lewes’s special qualities down to future generations.

        The Lewes Historical Society would like to thank the outstanding 2011 Cannonball Race Sponsors:

Champion Sponsor Beebe Medical Foundation

Gold Class Sponsors: Quest, Stepping Stone, Walgreens

Silver Class Sponsors: GMB, Lewes Printing, Bayside Carvings

Bronze Class Sponsors: Chatelaines, Deannas, PNC, William Schab

        To register call 302-645-7670.