Race Schedule

2020 SCHEDULE

Complete 6 of the races.   Races may be adjusted due to weather/availability. Please be sure to check for updates.

1. DONE — Hangover Classic 5-Miler, Jan. 1, Bristol, R.I.
2. DONE — Old Fashioned 10-Miler, Feb. 16, Foxboro, Mass.
3. February on the Cape/August in the Sun Half Marathon – PICK ONE
DONE — Hyannis Half Marathon, Feb. 23, Hyannis, Mass.
NEW – Funky Monkey Half Marathon, Sunday, Aug. 9, Smithfield, R.I.
NEW – Shannon Heil Half Marathon, Sunday, Aug. 23, North Kingstown, R.I.
NEW DATE – Horseneck Half Marathon, Sunday, Aug. 30, Westport, Mass.
4. NEW — The Mike Proto “Cooler Full of Coors” August Four-Mile Series
(Every Sunday at 9a.m. (time may change after Labor Day) at Colt State Park , Mike is hosting an informal four-mile run, complete with a timer at the finish line and social distancing rules. The results from the following four runs in August ( Aug. 2, 9, 23, and 30 ) will count toward this race. Your best time from these four races will be your one time for this event. More information and updates can be found on the “Rhode Island Road Runners” Facebook page.)
5. NEW — The Mike Proto “Must Be Present to Win” August 5K Series
(Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Colt State Park , Mike is hosting an informal 3.1-mile run, complete with a timer at the finish line and social distancing rules. The results from the first four runs in August ( Aug. 5, 12, 19, and 26 ) will count toward this race. Your best time from these four races will be your one time for this event. More information/updates can be found on the “Rhode Island Road Runners” Facebook page.)
6. NEW — The Crazy Clam 5-Miler, Sunday, Sept. 20, East Providence, R.I.
7. Autumn Half Marathon – PICK ONE
— New England Harvest Half Marathon, Sunday, Oct. 11, Swansea, Mass.
NEW DATE – Black Goose Half Marathon, Sunday, Oct. 25, E. Providence, R.I.
— Colt State Park Half Marathon, Sunday, Nov. 1, Bristol, R.I.
NEW – Angry Unicorn Half Marathon, Sunday, Nov. 8, South Kingstown, R.I.
8. Late Summer/Autumn 10K – PICK ONE
NEW – Shannon Heil 10K, Sunday, Aug. 23, North Kingstown, R.I.
— South Foster Volunteer Fire Company 10K, October, Foster, R.I.
NEW DATE – Black Goose 10K, Sunday, Oct. 25, East Providence, R.I.
NEW – Aquidneck 10K, Sunday, Nov. 15, Middletown, R.I.
— East Providence Townie Turkey Trot 10K, November, East Providence, R.I.
9. Late Summer/Autumn 5K – PICK ONE
NEW – Funky Monkey 5K, Sunday, Aug. 9, Smithfield, R.I.
NEW – Shannon Heil 5K, Sunday, Aug. 23, North Kingstown, R.I.
NEW – The Crazy Clam 5K, Sunday, Sept. 20, East Providence, R.I.
— South Foster Volunteer Fire Company 5K, October, Foster, R.I.
— Thirsty Beaver Dash 5K, Sunday, Oct. 18, Smithfield, R.I.
— Pet Partners Great Pumpkin 5K, Sunday, Oct. 25, Warren, R.I.
NEW – Angry Unicorn 5K, Sunday, Nov. 8, South Kingstown, R.I.
— East Providence Townie Turkey Trot 5K, November, East Providence, R.I.
10. Trot Off Your Turkey 5K, Saturday, Nov. 28, Barrington, R.I.
11. Christmas 10K, December, Newport, R.I.
12. NEW – Nooseneck 18K, Saturday, Dec. 26, Exeter, R.I.

 

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Per Eric Benevides – as for the races that were selected, they were picked because …

A. they have truly outstanding post-race festivities (beer, food, etc.).
B. they were attended by 20 or more RIRR runners in 2019.
C. a few of the race directors were more than generous enough to donate race entries to our banquet’s raffle.
D. the Grand Prix director wanted some in his part of the state.
E. the Grand Prix director decided to “go retro” and pick a couple of half marathons that once graced this schedule many moons ago.