Sunday, May 21, 2017
Ft. Getty, Jamestown RI
USATF Certified 5K Run/Walk 1:00 pm
Kids 1/2 mile Fun Run at Noon
Pleae be advised Ft. Getty Road will be CLOSED from 12:45 until 1:45. If you plan on leaving before the race is over you will need to park offsite at Mackeral Cove.
There is no registration fee for the fun run.
5K Run/Walk Registration Fee:
Before April 30, 2015 – $25.00
May 1 through May 20 – $27.00
Race Day: $30.00
The first pre-registered 300 runners will receive free t-shirts!
$100 to the Top Man and Woman Overall
Award to Top Team
- Awards to the top three men and women in each of the following categories
Junior (18 & Under)
Open (19-39 years old)
Master (40-49 years old)
Senior (50-59 years old)
Veteran (60-69 years old)
VIP (70+ years old)
Timing Provided by Run Rhody
Course Map (Jamestown, RI)
The course is located in scenic Jamestown, RI providing island waterviews and coastal breezes. The race will begin at Fort Getty Recreational Area, located near Mackerel Cove Beach, off of Beavertail Road.
Prior to the race feel free to visit the downtown shops and cafes! After the race there will be food and beverages for walkers and runners. Don’t miss our basket raffle! There will also be music, face painting, bouncy house and games for the kids!
Follow Route 138 East to Jamestown via the Jamestown Bridge. Take Helm Street exit onto access road and go straight at the stop sign. Follow road out and take a right at the stop sign onto North Road. Go straight at 4 way intersection and follow road past Mackerel Cove Beach. After the beach take first right onto Fort Getty Road and continue onto the gate house.
Directions from the east (Newport, RI):
Follow Route 138 West over the Newport Bridge. Take the Jamestown exit. Bear right at the yield sign and continue until stop sign. Turn left onto Conanicus Avenue and go straight at the intersection. Follow road approximately .5 miles and take a right on to Hamilton Avenue. Go straight at stop sign and follow road past Mackerel Cove Beach and take first right onto Fort Getty Road. Continue on the road to the gate house.