Sustainability and Environmental Initiatives

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A core part of our mission has been to be good environmental stewards. As we get to race in some of the most beautiful locations Rhode Island has to offer, we want to do our part in minimizing our footprint not just at these locations, but in our greater global use. To that end, we […]

November – A Time of Thanks

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November is a time for reflection and thanks for us.? Not only is it the end of our racing season, but we formed the company 5 years ago in November so it is our Anniversary as well!? (You can learn more about us at this link.) We are always so incredibly grateful at the end […]

Tufts Health Plan sponsors Rhode Races Half Marathons and Corporate Fit Challenge

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Rhode Races & Events is excited to announce Tufts Health Plan as the Official Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 Rhode Races Half Marathon Series and The Corporate Fit Challenge. Tufts Health Plan is a leading regional not-for-profit health insurer recognized for its commitment to providing innovative, high-quality healthcare coverage. We are honored to have Tufts […]

Get your BQ in PVD

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We often view the Boston Marathon as the BIG brother to the north for our Providence Marathon. While not in the same size or scale, we are close in date and proximity – and that’s ok. 🙂 #marathongoals When the bombs hit in 2013, we were struck especially hard. It hit me personally as it […]

2016 Providence Marathon

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I don’t think words can express how grateful and humbled we are after this weekend’s events.  For those that have been following along – this race has been a challenge. Every year it is a challenge as it is a logistical nightmare running 3000 people through a downtown City using 3 courses and 4 municipalities. […]

Reduce, reuse, recycle

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Part of Rhode Races & Events core mission is to minimize our races impact on the environment. When we started this company, this was a goal of ours from the onset. We recognize how much trash and waste is produced at a race and we spent a great deal of time in the off-season looking […]

Narragansett Fall Half Marathon

In the past 6 weeks, I have spent 3 of them on our race courses and the other two on my sons’ cross-country courses. On the 6th one – what do I do Test my own legs with a half marathon! I haven’t raced a half in 2-3 years, I haven’t even run longer than […]

Jamestown Half Marathon

Jamestown is my favorite “Rhode Race.” We often refer to it as the red-headed stepchild of the 4 races – it doesn’t get as much notoriety as the bigger races but the course is just stunning. The majestic beauty of the downtown harbor as it overlooks the Pell Bridge with its peaceful sailboats bobbing in […]