Winter Running Gear

It is the second week of January and “Quitter’s Day” is fast approaching. You committed to running more in the New Year but you are facing a weekend of extreme cold, snow, slushy rain and the like. It is getting harder and harder to stay on track but you are determined! You want to be […]

Resolutions & Winter Running – Tips for sticking with it.

The holiday’s are approaching and with it, the inevitable thoughts of reflection on the past year and what the next year will bring. We tend to take stock of our lives and what improvements we want to make in the next year – a fresh start! Resolutions abound. And because we are a running organization, […]

November = Gratitude

For us, November is always a month of reflection, rest and gratitude. Our busy race season is nearly over and we have a moment to sit back and reflect on the past year as we start to look towards the next – what went right, what went wrong, what changes can we make to be […]

Keeping the community running forward as Bristol celebrates Independence Day

Thank you to Sarah Dell for collaborating on this op-ed. As we get ready to celebrate Independence Day this year in a more traditional and festive fashion than last, another celebration is just around the corner: our Independence Half Marathon. This event’s return is an incredible display of our community’s strength after a year of […]

Running is a Team Sport

However have you been in a race and you started chatting it up with the people around you? Just as a means of diversion or as way to help them if they are struggling? When you pass others, or others pass you, how often to you give words of encouragement? I am guessing this happens […]

Return to Racing

We have about one month until the return of our race season. We kick off the season on April 24th with the inaugural Pomham Rocks 5/10k in Riverside. It has been one year since we had to totally alter our business and nearly shut down. In the meantime, we have been on a rollercoaster. Like […]

A New Type of Race Company

It is clear that 2020 has not been the best year for most of us; it has challenged many both physically and mentally

RUNNING IN 2020 – A year to reflect on our love for the sport.

It is clear that 2020 has not been the best year for most of us; it has challenged many both physically and mentally. However, with hardships come the determination and hope to keep going and continue to push forward. In times like these it shows what is truly important to each and every one of us; it challenges us to determine what truly matters in making us happy. For many the answer to happiness may be loved ones, a safe place to live, or a fresh home-cooked meal. However, here at Rhode Races we discovered that many of our runners found this happiness in one of their favorite hobbies: running.

November is a month of Gratitude and Hope

If you have been following this blog, the November post is always one of thanks and gratitude. Not only is it the anniversary of when we started Rhode Races, but it is also the month that our race season is over and we are able to reflect on how grateful we are to have another […]

Run to Heal – a Celebration of Wellness

We are so excited to be hosting next weekends Ocean State Rhode Race! While much of the race will look different from what we normally do, or how we would really want it to be, we are just so happy to be able to race. Running has always been therapy for us: Mind-clearing, soul-searching, trouble-shooting, […]