The seventh annual 4 Bridges Ride, sponsored by the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Foundation will be held on Sunday, September 15th 2019. The 26-mile charity ride allows cyclists an opportunity to cross the Verrazzano, Pell, Sakonnet and Mt. Hope Bridges connecting the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. The ride is open to cyclists of all ages who can complete the 26-mile ride. All net proceeds from rider registration and sponsorships from this year’s 4 Bridges Ride will be donated to Save The Bay, in support of their mission to protect our vital waterways.

The event will start at 7 a.m. in North Kingstown, and finish on the campus of Roger Williams University in Bristol. Parking will be provided at the finish line of the event adjacent to Roger Williams University on Old Ferry Road starting at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 15th. From there, shuttles will be provided to all participants and will run from 5:00 a.m. until 6:15 a.m. More information and a detailed weekend schedule is available at

 The 4 Bridges Ride is produced by Gray Matter Marketing, an award-winning event company with a portfolio including the Amica Newport Marathon, Ocean Road 10k, Newport 10 Miler, and the Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run.

For more information and to register, visit

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).