5K

New Course in 2021! Try out the 5K this year, a fast and flat 3.1 mile run through the heart of the Misquamicut beach community.

DESCRIPTION

Course map coming soon!

SOCIAL DISTANCE RACING:
Effective May 18, 2021, per CDC guidance, face masks will not be required at outdoor events in Rhode Island. Keeping with state recommendations, runners, volunteers, spectators and staff will not be required to wear masks at any Hartford Marathon Foundation (HMF) event. We encourage those more comfortable wearing masks to continue to do so and urge unvaccinated participants attending HMF Events to wear a face mask for their own safety and for the safety of those who have vulnerable conditions or weakened immune systems. All participants are encouraged to maintain at least 6 feet of spacing from others not in their party at all times, and 12 feet of spacing while running.

EVENT RECORDS:
Male: 16:51 – set by Bronson Venable in 2014
Female: 18:47 – set by Caitlin Abelseth in 2019

Course Suitability for Disabled Athletes:
Click here for more details.

RACE START

Modifications to start procedures is the pivotal control point that enables social distancing throughout the entire race course, finish line area, and post event services. Registrants must submit an estimated finish time during the registration process and these times will be used to organize runners at the start. All participants will be required to be at the race start area prior to all participants starting.

All participants will be notified by email the week of the event with race start logistics and need to know updates.

DIVISIONS & AWARDS

This event is timed by Bay State Race Services and uses the B-Tag timing system (timing chip is attached to the back of the race bib). Please wear the race bib on the front of the shirt.

DIVISIONS:

  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female
  • Male Age Group – 9 & under, and 5-year age groups from 10-80+
  • Female Age Group – 9 & under, and 5-year age groups from 10-80+
  • Clydesdale (men 200+lbs.)
  • Athena (women 150+lbs.)
  • Disabled Athletes More…

AWARDS:

  • Commemorative Awards to the Top 3 in each Division
  • All awards based on net time
  • No “double dipping”
  • To collect an award after race day, click here

COURSE SUPPORT

MARKINGS:

  • Yellow signs with blue arrows mark all turns
  • All mile points are marked on the road and mile signs at each mile

AMENITIES:

  • Hydration (Water & Nuun Sport Lemon Lime flavor):
    • Pre & Post Race / one location along course
    • Open cup service, handed out at arms length
    • Elongated water station layout to prevent participant congestion
    • Participants are encouraged to carry their own fluids
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Portalets along the route
  • Medical personnel
  • Event alert system notifications in the pre-race area and at water stations along the course. More...

NOT ALLOWED ON THE COURSE

No dogs (service dogs must be identified as such at all times). No unregistered runners or walkers. Headphones discouraged. No bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, or motorized vehicles.

Baby Jogger/Strollers are NOT permitted in the half marathon race but will be allowed in the 5K race, please see details on the stroller policy HERE.

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    SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNER

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