The 2nd Annual Crest Best Run Fest Presented by Inspira Health is a world class running event almost entirely in the Borough of Wildwood Crest, NJ, the home of DelMoSports! After a successful year one, we are excited to continue hosting this event Columbus Day Weekend. This event features 3 races over 2 days for runners seeking the ultimate experience and swag.
We know there are many choices when it comes to running races, so what can you expect from the Crest Best?
The Crest Best Run Fest features a 10 Miler, 5 Miler, 5K and Kids’ Race which allows runners to experience the BEST of what Wildwood Crest has to offer: beachfront parks, scenic bayside lakes, wetlands and wildlife refuge!
The CREST BEST Kids’ have arrived for the 1K fun run on the world famous Wildwood Crest Bike Path. This is a fun race for kids 12 and under but don't be fooled they run faster than their parents do. This race starts/finishes on the bike path at Centennial Park in Wildwood Crest.
Check out the Weekend Warrior race packages. Weekend Warriors can participate in two races during the weekend and collect the bling! The race options include a 5K on Saturday, October 12 and the choice of the 5 Miler or 10 Miler on Sunday, October 13.
5K Saturday + 5 Miler OR 10 Miler Sunday
Weekend Warrior Includes (2) Races + (2) Medals + (2) Post Race Buffets + (1) Awesome Competitor Shirt
The Sunset Lake 5K, the first race of the weekend, is a great event for ALL ABILITIES as runners are guided from Centennial Park to Sunset Lake and back. Runners have the ability to make a weekend out of it to become a WEEKEND WARRIOR and add the 5 Miler (Saturday) or 10 Miler (Sunday) races for discounted combo prices and collect the BLING!
The Baker Brother 5 Miler run course is an out/back featuring the Wildwood Crest Bike Path. Runners have the ability to make a weekend out of it to become a WEEKEND WARRIOR and add the 5K (Saturday) for discounted combo prices and collect the BLING!
The Crest Best 10 Miler delivers the most scenic, unique 10 mile course in South Jersey. Runners will pass bayside lakes, causeways, fishing ports, wildlife preserves, ocean views, and bike paths for a one-of-a-kind experience in Wildwood Crest, NJ. Runners have the ability to make a weekend out of it to become a WEEKEND WARRIOR and add the 5K (Saturday) for discounted combo prices and collect the BLING!
**NEW IN 2019! Relay Option
*10 MILE & 5 MILE ONLY
*10 MILE & 5 MILE
The Borough of Wildwood Crest is a small shore resort community located at the extreme southern end of New Jersey. Our magnificent free beaches are among the most beautiful in the world. We offer many activities like our Famous Wildwood Boardwalk, to parasailing, fishing, jet skies and the many other interesting and exciting attractions in southern New Jersey. Wildwood Crest was recently named top 25 family vacation destination on East Coast! (Trip Advisor) Remember... it's better in the Crest.
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Top notch 10 miler from beginning to end. Nice, flat scenic course, good support staff and safety, good water stations and volunteers, great mile markings - couldn't miss them, AWESOME finish, and then there's the food! So well organized with friendly faces congratulating us as we walked in. Truly a pleasure to have run. It was terrific. Well Done!!!
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2019 Athlete Guide will be available closer to race day, once all dates/times are finalized.PDF Download
Some of the more commonly asked event specific and general policy questions:
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All race items (personalized bibs, shirts, etc.) are typically ordered 45 days in advance - for this event in particular, that date is August 23rd. Should you need to switch your shirt size BEFORE this date, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Should you need to switch your shirt size AFTER this date, you may swap your shirt out should we have any extra, after the event on Sunday at the Info Tent on Centennial Park. Please keep in mind that this is a first come, first serve basis and we do this in an effort for everyone to get the sizes they ordered. Thank you for your cooperation!
YES! We offer FREE Live Tracking via the DelMoSports Elite Events Mobile App during event weekend. In addition to live athlete tracking, there will also be live race day coverage with up-to-date race results, selfie filters, live leaderboard and more! Download it today! Apple App Store / Google Play
Note: The tracking is ONLY available on race day.
Shoot us an email at email@example.com and we will have our timing company review your results accordingly.
No, we do not under any circumstance offer refunds. Please see our DelMo Race Policies on the bottom of this event page.
Sure! Just make sure you have some form of photo identification of the person you are picking up for. Photo of ID works!
For everyone’s safety we do not allow bikes, skates, baby joggers, skateboards, or dogs on the course.
If you purchased Registration Protector through Booking Protect at the time of check-out, you may request a refund provided you are in compliance with the terms and conditions. Please refer to the email that was sent to you following the completion of your registration. For more information, click HERE (downloadable PDF). To start a claim, click HERE.
Approximately every 1-2 miles throughout the course as well as at the start and finish line areas.
No. Please see the DelMo Race Policies at the end of this event page.
No. Unfortunately, we do not mail race items post event. Thank you for understanding.
16 & under
Awards go 3 deep.
Based on your system's personal set up, it is not uncommon that confirmation emails get blocked, go to your SPAM folder, or end up in your junk mail. It may also be helpful to add firstname.lastname@example.org to your contact list.
No. As noted in the application waiver that you signed during registration, bibs/registration(s) are non-transferable.
Endless Lodging Options
Featuring over 8,000 hotel, motel and bed and breakfast rooms, the Wildwoods — Wildwood, Wildwood Crest and North Wildwood — offer accommodations to fit every taste and budget. Many are family owned and operated and welcome patrons with a warm brand of hospitality and personal service. For those seeking longer-term options, the Wildwoods also feature a variety of weekly vacation rentals including condos, apartments, townhomes, duplexes, homes and cottages throughout the island.
DelMoSports, LLC does not allow for any deferrals. However, you may request a refund provided you have purchased Registration Protector through Booking Protect (Core DelMo Events) or Allianz (IRONMAN 70.3 Atlantic City). Please refer to the email that was sent to you following the completion of your registration. Additionally, you may also request a transfer to another DelMoSports event in the same calendar year, provided you meet the Transfer Policy terms below.
To request a transfer, email email@example.com
DelMoSports, LLC offers Registration Protector through ACTIVE. In the event that you register for a DelMoSports event and cannot participate, there are no refunds UNLESS you have purchased Registration Protector AND are in compliance with the terms and conditions. Additionally, refer to item 9 of the DelMoSports, LLC Waiver: I acknowledge and agree that Event Producer, in its sole discretion, may delay, modify, or cancel the Event for any reason, including if it believes the conditions on the race day are unsafe. In the event the Event is delayed, modified, or cancelled, including but not limited to acts of God or the elements (including without limitation, wind, rough water, rain, hail, hurricane, tornado, earthquake), acts of terrorism, fire, threatened or actual strike, labor difficulty, work stoppage, insurrection, war, public disaster, flood, unavoidable casualty, race course conditions, or any other cause beyond the control of Event Producer, there shall be no refund of entry fee or any other costs incurred in connection with the Event.