Events
Frosty, Flat and Fast

5 Mile Race

10:30AM EST - 12:45PM EST
Description

Join us for the 36th annual classic style road race and start the year off right!  Enjoy picturesque Bristol RI with a stunning course through Colt State Park and beautiful Poppasquash Rd.

MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED INDOORS AT THE VFW PRE- AND POST-RACE, REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS.  Masks are not required outside or while running, if you are fully vaccinated.  

Join us for a bit of the "hair of the dog" at the Official Post Race Party at The Guild on Water St in Warren.  Every race bib will have a tear off for one free pint (legal drinking age only), valid from noon to 5p on race day only.

  • One of a kind trophies to the Top 2 Men and Top 2 Women Overall as well as the first male and female in each category:  Junior (18 and under), Open (19-29), Sub Master (30-39), Master (40-49), Senior (50-59), Veteran (60-69) and Grand Veteran (70+)
  • T-shirts to the first 250 applicants. 
  • Bib pick up will be at the VFW Hall at 850 Hope St in Bristol from 9am to 10:15am on race morning.
  • The race ends on the bike path near Sip n Dip (new for 2022), it begins near the intersection of the bike path on Poppasquash (no change from past years).
  • Please park at Guiteras School, on Washington St, or downtown Bristol.  Please do not park north of the Poppasquash on Hope St - please obey all posted parking restrictions.  Do not park in the Sip and Dip or The Beach House parking lot.
  • This is a "cupless" race.  Please bring your own hydration and nutrition. 
  • The course will be open for 1 hr and 15 mins.
  • We have added a virtual "CHALLENGE" event - if you can't make it to our in-person event, challenge yourself with our resolution run:  how many miles can you run on the first day of 2022?  Challenge yourself and others with our online progress board.
     
     ****This race benefits the Girls Cross Country team at Mt Hope HS.

Please note - part of the course is on an untreated bike path in Colt State Park. Depending on weather conditions, there may be uneven and slippery conditions, plan accordingly with yaktrax, snowshoes or careful footing.  See the course map for the exact route.  In the true "old school running" theme - the course is "you-get-what-you-get" and participants should sign up accepting these conditions.  

Place
East Bay Bike Path and Poppasquash Rd.
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Race Website

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Sponsors
RaceJoy

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the 36th Annual Hangover Classic.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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RRCA Certified Race Director

ROAD RUNNERS CLUB OF AMERICA

This event is directed by an RRCA Certified Race Director.  Additionally, as a Certified Race Director, we will do everything within our power to ensure we conduct ourselves and our events with a high degree of ethical standards and professional conduct.

Invite your friends to join you for a refund!

For every 3 of your friends that sign up with your unique referral URL, receive $5 back on your entry fee automatically!

Directions

East Bay Bike Path and Poppasquash Rd.

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