Race Schedule

2021 SCHEDULE

Complete 7 of the races.   Races may be adjusted due to weather/availability. Please be sure to check for updates.

Winter/Spring Half Marathon Series (Pick One)
– Friday, Jan. 1, Chilly Willy Half Marathon, East Providence, R.I. — DONE
– Sunday, April 11, Coffee Milk Half Marathon, North Kingstown, R.I. — DONE
– Sunday, May 16 , Crazy Clam Half Marathon, Deerfield Park, Smithfield, R.I. — DONE
 
Winter/Spring 5K Series (Pick One)
– Friday, Jan. 1, Chilly Willy 5K, Pierce Field, East Providence, R.I. — DONE
– Sunday, April 11, Coffee Milk 5K, North Kingstown, R.I. — DONE
– Saturday, April 24, Pomham Rocks Lighthouse 5K, Riverside, R.I. — DONE
– Sunday, May 16 , Crazy Clam 5K, Deerfield Park, Smithfield, R.I. — DONE
 
The Mike Proto “Cross Country in the Park” Wednesday Night 5K Series
— The series started on Wednesday, May 12, and every race from May 12 to Sept. 1 will
count toward the series. Run as many times as you want — your best time will count as your
race for this series.
 
Common Fence Point 5-Mile Fun Run
– Sunday, Aug. 15, Portsmouth, R.I. – DONE
 
Summer Half Marathon Series (Pick One)
– Sunday, June 6, East Bay Half Marathon, Pierce Field, East Providence, R.I. — DONE
– Saturday, June 26, Bristol Independence Half Marathon, Independence Park, Bristol, R.I. — DONE
– Sunday, July 11, Sour Apple Half Marathon, Deerfield Park, Smithfield, R.I. — DONE
– Sunday, August 8, Funky Monkey Half Marathon, Quonset Point, North Kingstown, R.I. – DONE
 
Summer 5K Series (Pick One)
– Sunday, June 6, East Bay 5K, Pierce Field, East Providence, R.I. — DONE
– Thursday, June 17, Narragansett Summer Nights 5K, Mount Hope Farm, Bristol, R.I. — DONE
– Sunday, July 11, Sour Apple 5K, Deerfield Park, Smithfield, R.I. — DONE
– Sunday, August 8, Funky Monkey 5K, Quonset Point, North Kingstown, R.I. – DONE
– Saturday, Sept. 4, Finish for a Guinness 5K, Warren, R.I. – DONE
 
The “2021 Should Be Better Than 2020” 10K Series (Pick One)
— Saturday, April 24, Pomham Rocks Lighthouse 10K, Riverside, R.I. – DONE
— Saturday, Sept. 25, Bristol/Warren Educators Food Truck 10K, Warren, R.I. – DONE
— Saturday, Oct. 16, South Foster Firefighters 10K, South Foster, R.I. – DONE
— Saturday, Oct. 23, Larry Olsen Classic 10K, Hopedale, Mass.
 
New England (but not R.I.) Marathon Series (Pick One)
— Saturday, Oct. 2 – New Hampshire (Bristol) – DONE
— Sunday, Oct. 3 – Maine (Portland) – DONE
— Saturday, Oct. 9 — Hartford  – DONE
— Monday, Oct. 11 – Boston – DONE
— Saturday, Oct. 17 – Baystate (Lowell, Mass.) – DONE
— Saturday, Oct. 24 – Vermont City (Burlington)
— Sunday, Nov. 7 – Manchester City (Manchester, N.H.)
— Sunday, Dec. 4 – Millinocket (Millinocket)
 
Fall Half Marathon Series (Pick One)
— Saturday, Sept. 18, Jamestown Half Marathon, Jamestown, R.I. – DONE
— Sunday, Oct. 10, New England Harvest Half Marathon, Swansea, Mass. – DONE
— Sunday, Oct. 31, Colt State Park Half Marathon, Bristol, R.I.
— The half marathons in  Manchester City and Millinocket.

Early Fall 5K Series (Pick One)
— Saturday, Sept. 25, Bristol/Warren Educators Food Truck 5K, Warren, R.I. – DONE
— Sunday, Oct. 3, Gallop for Greenlock 5K, Rehoboth, Mass. – DONE
— Saturday, Oct. 16, South Foster Firefighters 5K, Foster, R.I. – DONE
— Sunday, Oct. 17, Thirsty Beaver 5K, Smithfield, R.I. – DONE

— Sunday, Nov. 7, Wrentham Knights of Columbus 5K, Wrentham, Mass.
— Thursday, Nov. 11, Park View Elementary School 5K, Cranston, R.I.
— Sunday, Dec. 12, Chocolate Marshmallow 5K, Seekonk, Mass.

Late Fall 5K Series (Pick One)

— Sunday, Nov. 7, Wrentham Knights of Columbus 5K, Wrentham, Mass.
— Thursday, Nov. 11, Park View Elementary School 5K, Cranston, R.I.
— Sunday, Dec. 12, Chocolate Marshmallow 5K, Seekonk, Mass.

Late Fall/Early Winter 10K Series (Pick One)

— Saturday, Oct. 23, Larry Olsen Classic 10K, Hopedale, Mass.        
— Sunday, Nov. 14, Aquidneck Island 10K, Middletown, R.I.
— Sunday, Dec. 12, Chocolate Marshmallow 10K, Seekonk, Mass.
 
BONUS RACE — Exeter’s Nooseneck 18K on Sunday, Dec. 26
 

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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.