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The Mark Palumbo Memorial 5K to benefit the Tomorrow Fund

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join us in East Providence on Sunday, September 19, 2021, for the second annual Mark Palumbo Memorial 5K at University Orthopedics

Event Details:

The race starts and finishes at the new University Orthopedics Kettle Point Avenue campus and runs along the East Bay Bike Path, with waterside running and views of the Providence skyline throughout. The timed road race starts at 9:00 AM and is open to runners and walkers of all speeds.

The Mark Palumbo Memorial 5K is open to runners and walkers. The race is timed and starts on the University Orthopedics campus at 1 Kettle Point Avenue, before turning onto Veteran’s Memorial Parkway, then down Squantum Road and onto the East Bay Bike Path. From there, the race heads north on the bike path with beautiful waterside views of the Providence Skyline, before turning back onto Veteran’s Memorial and heading south for a finish in the Kettle Point campus.

There will be one water station on the course at mile 1.5.


Event parking is available onsite at the start/finish at University Orthopedics at 1 Kettle Point Ave, East Providence.

Additional parkign wil be available at Butler Hospital, just a short walk to the Kettle Point locatoin. We encourage participants to carpool whenever possible and that all athletes plan to arrive early.


The Mark Palumbo Memorial 5K is a rain or shine event. In the event of extreme and severe weather, the race may be delayed as race officials consult public safety officers. If there is more than a short delay, if conditions persist, or the forecast calls for extreme weather, race officials reserve the right to alter or cancel the race. Please check this website, the Facebook event page and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations.

Additional Information

Registration Transfers – One Week

Absolutely no requests after September 10, 2021. A request must be sent no later than one week prior to the event by the runner who purchased the registration with the name, address, email, gender and date of birth of the runner taking their place to info@graymattermarketing.com.

Additional Questions?

If you have any additional questions, please review our website or do not hesitate to contact us at: info@graymattermarketing.com


University Orthopedics
1 Kettle Point Ave.
East Providence, RI 02914 United States