The Newport Night Run, Newport’s only nighttime race, has found a new date and route in 2016!
The 3rd Annual Newport Night Run will be held on April 1st at 7pm and will once again benefit the Newport Public Education Foundation.

The event was created and is organized by Gray Matter Marketing of Newport, who also bring you the Pell Bridge Run, Craft Brew Races, Newport Marathon, Newport 10 Miler and many other local events.

Registration will open in early 2016 and will soon be updated with more information.

This year’s event will feature a brand new course, which will start and end at Rogers High School.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.