Runners and volunteers areinvited to participate in this weekend’s Newport 10 Miler,one of the most unique road races in Rhode Island featuring stunning views from start to finish.

The Newport 10 Miler, set to take place on June 5th, is a ten-mile run/walk that starts and finishes at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, the race starts outside the east walls of the Fort before leaving the park and taking a right onto Harrison Ave.

The course then takes a slight right onto Ridge Rd. and continues on to the famed Ocean Drive from mile two through six, featuring unparrelled scenic oceanfront racing. The course will then turn left onto Bellevue Avenue for one mile and run past many of Newport’s world famous mansions. Participants will then work their way back towards Fort Adams for just under two miles, before turning right into the state park once again and finishing inside the walls of the Fort!

Run It

The event was sold out but after some registration cancellations late last week, there is a limited number of registrations now available.

Register Here

Volunteer

Gray Matter Marketing, the organizers of this event, areseeking support for the runners at water stations and at the finish line. All volunteers are working in support of theBoys & Girls Clubs of Newport Countyand theFort Adams Trust. These organizations are the recipients of $20,000 in proceeds from this race.

Email jwhite@graymattermarketing.com if you are able to volunteer.

For more info on the Newport 10 Miler, visit www.newport10miler.com.

Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.