Kick Cancer 5K and Kids Fun Run

Kick Cancer 5K and Kids Fun Run

Pierce Beach (map)

Join us for a Run/Walk for Charity! All Proceeds will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The Kids Fun Run will stay on the Pierce Beach Property, the 5K will run along Riverside Ave with scenic views of the Taunton River!

Register Here: kickcancer5k.racewire.com

Kids Fun Run starts at 8:30 am
5K Run-Walk Starts at 9:00 am
Check in Starts at 7:00 am - Race Day registration will be available

Registration Fees: 
Register By April 27
$25 for the 5k
$8 for the kids race

Race day: 
$30 for the 5k
$10 for the kids race

Kids under 4 can run for free but still need to register!

Get Gored for Good

Get Gored for Good

Burnside Park (map)

“Get Gored For Good” is festival fundraiser for Amos House that centers around an Encierro (bull run) based on the world famous Pamplona “Running of The Bulls.” The difference? Our bulls are rolling—the women of the Providence Roller Derby, decked out in horns and wielding red paint-brushes— will run you down, while you raise money for Amos House. The Encierro takes place in the heart of Downcity, Providence, and will end with an afterparty at the run’s end—50% foot-race, 50% street-party, 100% spectacle.

Run with the Troops RI

Run with the Troops RI

SEA BEE Museaum (map)

All are invited to participate in the RUn with the Troops RI 4 Mile Race which will start 6:30pm on Friday, May 4 at the historic SEA BEE Museum, 21 Iafrate Way, North Kingstown, RI. Please use coupon code EARLY BIRD before April 15 to get $7.00 discount off of the registration fee of $25.00. 

Please go to the website: www.runwiththetroopsri.com to register as a runner or for more information regarding this unique race. Every runner will get a free race T-shirt and free hot dogs after the race. We will have a helicoper as the lead race vehicle! Five runnres at random will get a free helicopter ride. This is a USATF certified race. 

KEEP YOUR HEAD UP 2 MILE WALK – 5K RUN – KIDS’ FUN RUN

KEEP YOUR HEAD UP 2 MILE WALK – 5K RUN – KIDS’ FUN RUN

Goddard Park (map)

East Providence – The Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island (BIARI) announced today that the Keep Your Head Up Walk and Run will be on Saturday, May 5 at 8 a.m. at Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick. RI. In addition to the run and walk, the event will also feature a Kid’s Fun Run, an optional obstacle course run, bicycle helmet distribution and fittings, vendor information booths and games. The event promises to be a great, fun event for the whole family.

Runners can register by logging onto https://my.racewire.com/athletes. Walkers and participants who want to register for the Kid’s Fun Run should contact Robyn Chapman at 401-228-3319 or robyn@biari.org. The top three teams of runners or walkers who raise the most donations will be entered into our Keep Your Head Up Mystery Raffle.

Cinco de Mayo Run for a Cure 5k Road Race

Cinco de Mayo Run for a Cure 5k Road Race

John Brown Francis School (map)

Fast and FLAT loop through Governor Francis Farms in Warwick - great for beginners!
Cash prize $100 to the top male and female runners!!

Race and race-day raffles to benefit the Pan-Mass Challenge.

Until we find a cure: The PMC raises money for life-saving cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through an annual bike-a-thon throughout Massachusetts. Riders raise money to provide the doctors and researchers with the necessary resources to discover cures for all cancer. The PMC donates 100% of every dollar raised to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Join our efforts of Team We Will to support "running for a cure" throughout the Governor Francis Farms neighborhood on May 5th!!!

The 16th Annual Children's Friend Walk & Run sponsored by Panera Bread

The 16th Annual Children's Friend Walk & Run sponsored by Panera Bread

Roger Williams Park (map)

Join Children's Friend and Panera Bread on Saturday, May 5, 2018 for a great day at the park for a good cause. We're raising money for Rhode Island's most vulnerable children with a walk or timed 5K run, live performances, arts and crafts, and all kinds of fun for children and adults! The proceeds from The Walk & Run benefit Children's Friend, Rhode Island's oldest child welfare agency.

5K Walk-Run Rhode Island School for the Deaf

5K Walk-Run Rhode Island School for the Deaf

Rhode Island School for the Deaf (map)

 5k Walk-Run all proceeds from this walk/run will go to our school's summer camp sponsorships for RISD students & After School Programs. $10 for a single runner, $20 for a group of 4. Please make checks out to Friends of RISD with memo stating 5k registration. 
Please arrive before 9:30 am for registration and parking. Also be advised the Hawkins street bridge is closed plan accordingly.

Run for the Water

Run for the Water

Horseneck State Beach Reservation, Westport MA (map)

On Saturday, May 5, 2018 the Westport Fishermen’s Association is hosting its 14th annual Run for the Water at the DCR Horseneck Beach State Reservation in Westport MA. The race gun will sound off at 10:00 am. This year we reinstate the 8K course length, with cash awards for top male & female finishers. The 5K Family Fun Run/Walk returns, with fun prizes for top individuals. Prizes for other categories in both the 8K and 5K will also be awarded. As always, we will offer complimentary short sleeve T-Shirts and a post-race feast. And of course, you will be supporting a great cause!

Come out and run this beautiful, flat and fast 8K course with ocean and river views or walk or run a 5K loop for fun. All proceeds will support WFA’s efforts to protect and preserve the Westport River and its marine habitat as well as our scholarship and education programs. Register online at www.racemenu.com/wfa14 to get the early bird $5 discount by March 31st and option for referral rewards.

Providence Half and Full Marathon

Providence Half and Full Marathon

Kennedy Plaza (map)

The eleventh running of the Providence Marathon will be held on May 6, 2018. This exciting race day in DownCity will host a marathon, half marathon, 5k and kids fun run.

The Marathon will start at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, May 6 in Downtown Providence, Rhode Island. The Tufts Health Plan Half Marathon will start at 8:00 a.m. from the same location.  The 5k will follow at 8:15 am and the kids race with take off at 8:20 – all from the same great downtown running festival.

Dates and Locations are subject to change.

The marathon course is USATF certified and is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.

Sneaks for Beaks 5K

Sneaks for Beaks 5K

Misquamicut Beach (map)

Foster Parrots is a 501(c)3 non-profit sanctuary that was established in 1989 is having our first annual 5K run to help support the 400 parrots and other exotic animals that call Foster Parrots home..  

Foster Parrots is dedicated to the rescue and sanctuary of unwanted, languishing and abused captive parrots and other displaced exotics. Foster Parrots provides community outreach programs, including educational programs that seek to connect children and adults alike to animal and environmental issues.

The race is sanctioned event and the course is certified by the USATF.

Hope to see you there!!

A Walk in My Shoes

A Walk in My Shoes

A Walk In My Shoes Fundraiser - Saturday May 12- A Fundraiser to Support Mental Health & Addiction Programs in New Bedford, Massachusetts. 

This fundraiser supports our Community Peer Connections program. It is a peer-driven volunteer program that matches a volunteer with a person served providing support and companionship and keeping the individual integrated in their community. Volunteers spend at least 1 hour a week with their "match" pursuing activities they both enjoy, in a relationship of mutuality,connection,collaboration,socialization and support.


To sign-up, visit www.fhr.net/donate. Select donation amount equivalent to $25 per person, and choose 'A Walk In My Shoes Fundraiser' under Donation Fund.
You will receive an email confirming your payment.

If you would prefer to pay by check, please send an email to rortiz@fhr.net or call (774) 634-7976 for registration information.

Day One 5k

Day One 5k

brown stadium (map)

 Help close out Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a race to end sexual violence in Rhode Island. Whether you are walking, running, or just enjoying the festivities, you can help make a difference. Come show your support Saturday, May 12th at 10:00 AM (youth race starts at 9:00 AM) in Providence’s historic east side. The race begins and ends at Brown University Athletic Stadium. Register today at DayOne5K.org.

31st Annual Narrow River Road Race 10K run, 5K run & 5K walk

31st Annual Narrow River Road Race 10K run, 5K run & 5K walk

Narragansett Beach (map)

Please join us on Saturday, May 12, 2018 for the 31st running of the Narrow River Road Race sponsored by the Narrow River Preservation Association. The event features a 10K Run, 5K Run and 5K Walk along the lower Narrow River in Narragansett and South Kingstown, R.I. when the shad is blooming along the coastal ponds, the osprey are returning to their nest above the Narrows and a gentle breeze is blowing in from Narragansett Bay. Proceeds from the race support NRPA’s preservation programs and educational initiatives to protect Narrow River Watershed.

Preregistration is $25. Day-of-the-race registrants pay $30.

Miles For Migraine, Mother's Day Race

Miles For Migraine, Mother's Day Race

Allen Harbor Marina, Bruce Boyer Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852 (map)

Join us for the 2018 Mother’s Day 10M/5K Run and 2 Mile walk. This event has been happening for several years as a benefit for the Association for Migraine Disorders and Wickford Sailing Association. This year, we are excited to have Miles for Migraine producing the event in partnership with the Association for Migraine Disorders as part of their national race series.

Whether you choose to walk or run, you will find flat, professionally measured courses providing scenic waterfront views from Allen Harbor in Quonset Point. This is a USATF-Sanctioned event. The courses includes portions of a beautiful, new bike path and the rest is in a low-traffic area. 

Come celebrate Mother’s Day with family and friends in a fun-filled atmosphere with music and food. 

Proceeds for this event will be donated back to local migraine and headache research at the Brown Institute for Brain Science Post-Doctoral Migraine Fellowship program.

The Gianna Cirella Memorial 5k Walk/Run

The Gianna Cirella Memorial 5k Walk/Run

About this event
Please join us in the first Gianna Cirella Memorial 5k Walk/Run to honor the life of Gianna Cirella who passed away suddenly at the age of 16 after a brief bout with pneumonia and sepsis. Gianna was a junior at Toll Gate High School in Warwick, a goalie on the soccer team and a bright student who had already set her eyes on attending college and making a difference in the world, studying physical therapy/sports medicine. 
A memorial fund has been established in Gianna's name to provide assistance for sepsis research, to children and their families who have been affected by sepsis as well as providing scholarship money for players of the sport she loved. 
 

Bib Pick Up
Bib pick up will take place on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 12:30-3:30 at: 
First Baptist Church of East Greenwich
34 Peirce St. 
East Greenwich, RI
Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 8:00 at Goddard Park Carousel

Mail In Registration
Please send to: 
The Gianna Cirella Memorial 5k
Christine Ellingwood
4 Tivoli Ct. 
Warwick, RI 02886

Back to the '90s 5k! - 4th Annual NAHS Music Fun Run

Back to the '90s 5k! - 4th Annual NAHS Music Fun Run

Come Back to the '90's! Live singers/bands will perform 90's music throughout the 5k course, so throw on some Air Jordans, fanny packs, and slap bracelets to rock to the finish line! Post race party pizza will be provided by UNO's Chicago Grill, and all proceeds benefit the North Attleboro High School Music Department

GloriDays: A Weekend Journey

GloriDays: A Weekend Journey

Goddard Park (map)

Join us for GloriDays, a weekend journey like no other. June 1-3, 2018 you are invited to connect with loved ones and make new friends. One step. One mile at a time. Together, we will walk to celebrate and nurture the lives of those touched by cancer. No matter which route you choose, you’re sure to make new memories and friendships along the way. Renew your soul, inspire others and make an impact by walking to support the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation.

All participants are asked to raise a minimum of $1500 for Gloria Gemma. 88% of all funds go towards providing education, wellness resources, and survivorship programs to those touched by cancer in our local community.

Tools and resources are provided to help you train, fundraise, and prepare for this incredible journey. This is your chance to give, inspire and support. Please join us for GloriDays by registering today!

CCF Make Tracks for Kids 5k Run/Walk

CCF Make Tracks for Kids 5k Run/Walk

Bryant University (map)

Connecting for Children & Families
8th Annual Make Tracks for Kids
5K Run/Walk & 1K Fun Run
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Join us as we run/walk this USATF certified 5K course at the beautiful Bryant University campus, all in a collective, superhero effort to transform the lives of children in Woonsocket. 

9:00am - 1K Fun Run (kids under 12)
9:30am - 5K Run/Walk
Barbecue and Awards to follow

Our History
Established in 1995 with funding from the Rhode Island Foundation, Connecting for Children and Families (CCF) is a community-based, non-profit organization located in Woonsocket, one of Rhode Island’s core urban cities. Our mission, to transform the lives of Woonsocket children through high quality educational opportunities and family support, is accomplished through strong community partnerships and advocacy.

Gaspee 5k Foot Race

Gaspee 5k Foot Race

Enjoy the excitement of running before a pre-assembled cheering crowd in anticipation of the Annual Gaspee Days Parade! Over 1,500 runners each year flock to participate in this exciting event along the Parkway’s famed red, white, and blue road stripe. Challenge yourself to place a record among our top runners and win a prize or just do it for the fun – either way, you are supporting one of the area’s favorite community events, as all proceeds support funding the annual Gaspee Days Parade. Hosted in memory of Allan & Edna Brown.

7th Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run

7th Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run

Warwick City Park (map)

The 7th Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run will be held on Saturday June 16, 2018, 10 AM at Warwick City Park. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 day of. Dogs, welcome! Children 12 and under & dogs admitted free. Sign up here: https://salgiwalkrun2018.eventbrite.com 

The 7th Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run is hosted by The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity working to raise awareness, encourage early detection and to fund research of esophageal cancer...in hopes of a cure.™ https://salgiwalkrun2018.eventbrite.com.

Rising Above Cancer Walk/5k Run

Rising Above Cancer Walk/5k Run

Warwick City Park (map)

Rising Above Cancer Walk/5K Run

Cancer survivors, family, friends and support teams are invited to this fun fulled and celebratory event! Join us to walk or run in honor of a loved one.

Money raised will be directed to the Lifespan Cancer Institute's Patient Assistance Fund.  For a paper application - please click this link.

Event Schedule

Friday, July 20, 2018
Early Race Packet pickup: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lifespan East Greenwich Cancer Institute  (1454 South County Trail East Greenwich, RI 02818)

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Onsite registration and race packet pickup: 7:00 am - 8:45 am

Kids Sprint: 8:30 am

5K Race: 9:00 am

5K Walk: 9:05 am

3/4 mile Walk: 9:15 am

Award Ceremony: 10:00 am

Competitive 5K Road Race with Cash prize for 1st male and female finisher
Prizes to the top men and women in age groups: 1-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (Must be present to claim award)

Moisture Wicking T-shirts will be given to all 5K Run/Walk and 3/4 Mile Walk entrants prior to June 30, 2018

Free Race Photos!  USATF Certified 5k course!

Race festivities include brief remarks by Warwick Mayor Scott Avedesian,  Lifespan Cancer Institute Director David Wazer, MD,  free skin exams (courtesy of University Dermatology), a cooking demonstration by Rhode Island's favorite TV chef, Chef Frank Terranova, complimentary massage therapy,great music, face painting, clowns, balloons and lots of children's activities. We also will have a wide variety of raffle prizes for our participants! 

If you are unable to participate but would like to donate please click this link  or  mail checks to: 

Lifespan Cancer Institute, Attn Ryan Whalen

139 Point St , Providence RI, 02903

PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE THE TEAM NAME ON ANY CHECKS MAILED IN THAT SUPPORT A TEAM.  THANKS!

David S. Anderson Memorial 5k Fun Run

David S. Anderson Memorial 5k Fun Run

Camp Yawgoog (map)

David S. Anderson was a life-long Scouter and CEO of the Narragansett Council. He dedicated his life to giving youth the outdoor experience. Help us continue to provide the outdoor experience at Camp Yagoog for the youth of Southeastern New England.

Rhode Island College HomeComing 5k

Rhode Island College HomeComing 5k

Rhode Island College (map)

Rhode Island College Homecoming 5K Race and Walk is for every competitor, recreational and those kicking for fitness.

You don’t have to be a graduate or student of Rhode Island College.  Come run the newly improved college campus, out to Fruit Hill Avenue, then head to Mount Pleasant, and finish olympic style around our beautiful track.

$50 check goes to the top male and female; medals for all category winners!

Free t-shirt, refreshments, and post-race BBQ!

7th Annual Fall Foliage 5K & 10K Run/Walk

7th Annual Fall Foliage 5K & 10K Run/Walk

Enjoy a crisp fall morning run/walk through the beautiful northwestern Rhode Island countryside at the height of foliage season. Beginning and ending in historic Foster Center, our challenging course will take you down quiet country roads, passing historic sites and homes, pastoral meadows, and picturesque farmland.

10K runners will enjoy the added bonus of running over Rhode Island's only true public road covered bridge, the Swamp Meadow bridge.

Registration starts at 7:00 AM, Race starts at 9:00 AM

► Pre-registration $25.00, Day-of-race $30.00

ONLINE REGISTRATION (open now):
► https://g2racereg.webconnex.com/sffc5k10k18

PAPER REGISTRATION & SPONSORSHIP FORMS (coming soon):
► http://www.southfosterfire.com/

Participants pre-registered before October 1st are guaranteed a race t-shirt. 

All proceeds to support the South Foster Volunteer Fire Company, which has been proudly serving the town of Foster and surrounding communities since 1928.

***This is a dog and stroller friendly event!*** Please keep your dog leashed at all times!