Rhode Island Half Marathon & 5K

Sun May 19, 2024 East Providence, RI 02914 US Directions

Events

Rhode Island Half Marathon

$70 7:30AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after March 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Rhode Island 5K

$36 7:45AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT Registration ends May 18, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://runrhody.com/event/rihalfmarathon/.

Place

Pierce Memorial Stadium
201 Mercer St
East Providence, RI US 02914

RI Half Marathon & 5K Finisher's Swag

Competitors in the half marathon and 5K races will each receive a BROOKS RUNNING Podium t-shirt and Finisher’s Medal.

Description

SAVE THE DATE!

The Rhode Island Half Marathon and 5K is set for Sunday, May 19th, 2024. Choose from either the half marathon or 5K, which offer some of the best views in Rhode Island, including scenic views of Narragansett Bay and the iconic Providence skyline along the East Bay Bike Path. 

All race half marathon and 5K participants will score a BROOKS RUNNING Podium Race T-shirt as well as a finisher's medal. 

Register today to reserve your spot on the start line with us!

 

RI HALF MARATHON & 5K 
Date: Sunday, May 19th, 2024

Start Times: Half Marathon Start Time: 7:30 a.m. // 5K Start Time: 7:45 a.m.

Start Location: Pierce Memorial Stadium, 201 Mercer St, East Providence, RI 02914

All participants will be chip-timed. Time limit for the half marathon will be four hours. 

THE COURSE 

The race conveniently starts and finishes at Pierce Memorial Stadium in East Providence, RI. A fast, flat course, the Half Marathon follows Veterans Memorial Parkway before looping back to return on the East Bay Bike Path, which offers stunning views of Narragansett Bay and the Providence Skyline. The course features several points where runners find water on both sides of them, showcasing the impressive beautify of Rhode Island’s more than 400 miles of coastline.

USATF Certified course# RI1406RN

 

HALF MARATHON PACE GROUPS

The Pacers from the experienced team at Marathon Sports will be leading six groups in the RI Half Marathon. Full details can be found below.

PACE TIMES
We will have pace groups for the following finishing times: 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, and 3:00.

HOW TO JOIN
Sign up is not required to join a Pace Group. Simply meet your Pace Lead on race morning!

FINDING THE PACERS ON RACE DAY
To meet up with the pacers on race day, head to the start line at least 15 minutes before the start of the race. Your Pacer will be holding up signs with the finishing times printed on them. Five to 10 minutes before the start, your Pace Group Lead will give you their final instructions.

 

ONLINE ENTRY FEES
Online registration will close on Saturday, May 18th, 2024 at 7pm. BROOKS RUNNING T-shirts for all participants who pre-register. T-shirts are not guaranteed for walk up registrations. 

Rhode Island Half Marathon

$60 to 12/31/2023
$65 1/1/2024 to1/31/2024
$70 2/1/2024 to 3/31/2024
$75 4/1/2024 to 5/18/2024
$85 Walk Up Registration Race Weekend

Rhode Island 5k Run/Walk

$32 to 12/31/2023
$34 1/1/2024 to1/31/2024
$36 2/1/2024 to 5/18/2024
$40 Walk Up Registration Race Weekend

No refunds. No pets. If you are running or walking with a stroller, we ask that you start in the back for safety purposes.

 

PACKET PICKUP INFORMATION & WALK UP REGISTRATION
We encourage everyone who is able to pick up their race number before race day to make for a stress-free race morning!

Pre-Race Packet Pickup

Friday, May 17th, 2024 // 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Location: Marathon Sports, Providence Place, Level One, 1 Providence Place, Providence, RI

Saturday, May 18th, 2024 // 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Marathon Sports, Providence Place, Level One, 1 Providence Place, Providence, RI

Race Day Packet Pickup

Sunday May 19th, 2024
Pierce Memorial Stadium, 201 Mercer St, East Providence, RI 02914

 

EXCLUSIVE HOTEL RATES
Joining us from out-of-town? We're pleased to offer exclusive hotel room rates for participants here. 

This site also includes helpful information for restaurants and things to do in Providence during race weekend. Providence's Federal Hill neighborhood is an excellent choice for those looking to carb-load the night before the race! 

Please note: Rooms are subject to availability, so book today to secure your room! 

 

PRIZE STRUCTURE
See below for prize structure for the RI Half Marathon & 5K races.

Individual Awards (Based on Gun Times)

Winners (Under 19)
Winners (age 20-29)
Winners (age 30-39)
Winners (age 40-49)
Winners (age 50-59)
Winners (age 60-69)
Winners (age 70+)

Team Awards

Top Family and Friends Team(Unlimited team entries. Top 3 score).
Entry fee is same as individual fees shown above. Teams must use the online system for team entries. Team awards are based on chip times.

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