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Portsmouth, RI – Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) will scheduled to host their 11th Annual 5K Race for Open Space on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The 5K Run/Walk is a loop course along the scenic Sakonnet Greenway Trail. Participants may run or walk, and strollers and leashed dogs are welcome. Proceeds from the race are used to support ALT’s land conservation and watershed protection efforts on the island.

Due to rain and flooding, the organization was forced to cancel the event on Saturday morning.

For more information, visit www.ailt.org/5K or by calling 401-849-2799, ext. 10. Major support for the race is generously provided by the YMCA of Newport County, Rockland Trust, Charles Schwab & Co., and Newport Restaurant Group.

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. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.