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Location: Providence, RI US 02903 Directions
Type: Run Only, Run or Run/Walk
Description

The eleventh running of the Providence Rhode Races will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2018. This exciting race day in DownCity Providence will host a marathon, half marathon, 5k and kids fun run. 

The Marathon will start at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, May 6 in Downtown Providence, Rhode Island. The Half Marathon will start at 8:00 a.m. from the same location.  The 5k will follow at 8:15 am and the kids race with take off at 8:20 - all from the same great downtown running festival. 

The marathon course is USATF certified and is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.

Team Registration and Fundraising!!!

This year, registrants will be able to create teams and/or fundraise for their favorite charity! It's a great morale builder and fundraiser for all types of companies, organizations, schools or even friends! 

Please Note: Providence Rhode Races will be happening rain or shine. Because of the logistics of planning for a race of this size, we cannot offer refunds for any reason. In the event that weather is severe enough to create an unsafe environment for participants, organizers will cancel the event with no refunds issued.  

For more information visit our event website, www.RunRI.us
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FAQs - please visit this link for a complete list of FAQs.  

Where and when is bib pick up and on site registration?

You can pick up your bib and register on site at the Omni Hotel in the Waterplace Ballroom.  Times are located at http://runri.us/providence-race-info/ and our Athlete Guide is located at this link 

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

There are no age restrictions but you must show your ID when picking up your bib.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Parking at the Providence Place Mall is your best option.  It is located within walking distance of the starting line and the cost is reasonable.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email us at info@rhoderaces.us or call 401.427.7764

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Registrations are not transferrable but you can defer your race entry within one year to any race in our race portfolio. Deferral requests must be received before on line registration closes, typically 2 days before race day.  Please visit this link to learn more about this procedure. 

Can I update my registration information?

Yes - you can revisit your account at any time and update your registration information.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.RunRI.us.

Events
Event Time Price Details
Marathon
Time
7:30AM EDT - 1:30PM EDT
Price
$75
Price increases June 30, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Half Marathon
Time
8:00AM EDT - 11:30AM EDT
Price
$50
Price increases June 30, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
5k
Time
8:15AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT
Price
$20
Price increases June 30, 2017 at 11:59pm EDT
Kids Run presented by Girls on the Run RI
Time
8:20AM EDT - 8:45AM EDT
Price
$10
Registration ends May 6, 2018 at 8:30am EDT
Sponsors
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Place
Exchange Terrace
Providence, RI US 02903
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(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Rhode Races - Providence.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Rhode Races - Providence is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

Note:
- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
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