The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware will host its seventh annual Hustle for the House 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant, 213 Anglers Road.

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Featured events include a 5K and 1-mile run/walk, free Kiddie K for ages 8 and younger, “superheroes,” children’s activities and a post-race party hosted by Irish Eyes. Honorary Co-Chairs are Sen. Ernie Lopez and Rep. Steve Smyk.

Runners and walkers are welcome. Pre-registration is $25, and day-of registration is $30. Student pre-registration is $15, and day-of registration is $20. Register at

Camden Wheatley, 2, of Millsboro, is the race’s honorary starter. Camden’s family stayed at the house while he received care at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children for a descending aortic artery. Camden will sound the starting horn at the race.

“The Ronald McDonald House took the burden of finding a place to stay and worrying about meals away and we are forever grateful,” said Camden’s mother, Monica Wheatley. “The support from staff and other families that were staying was comforting in a time of stress for our family. It really is a community and such a wonderful place for those in need.”

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