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RACE INFO: What to Know

Narragansett Summer Running Festival

PACKET PICKUP

There are two opportunities to pick up your bib before it's time to run. 

Early Pickup:

 

 

Saturday, July 15th

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

(at Elliott Physical Therapy, 566 Washington Street, South Easton, MA 02375)

Race-Day Pickup:

Sunday, July 16th

6:00 AM - 7:30 AM at Race


 *Pre-registered minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The parent or guardian must sign a waiver on behalf of the minor at packet pickup.

RACE DATE,TIME
& LOCATION

Race Date:

July 16th, 2023

Half Marathon starts at 7:30 AM

10k starts at 8:00 AM

(Finish Line Festival: 8:30 - 12:30 PM)

(Runner Lodging Check-Out: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

PLEASE ARRIVE NO LATER THAN 60 MINUTES BEFORE RACES

Address:

Stonehill College

320 Washington Street

Easton, MA 02357

*For GPS, type in: 124 Belmont Street, Easton, MA

Directions: 

For directions, please see THIS LINK

Runners line up at the starting line of the 10k and half marathon road race at the Narragansett Summer Running Festival.
The announcer at the starting line of the Narragansett Summer Running Festival 10k and Half Marathon.
A runner on the course at Stonehill College during the 10k and half marathon at the Narragansett Summer Running Festival.
Awards at the Narragansett Summer Running Festival 10k & Half Marathon.

AWARDS

We'll award our top 3 overall finishers in both the men's and women's races.

We'll award the top 3 finishers in each of the following age divisions in both the men's and women's races: 0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Runners finish the Narragansett Summer Running Festival 10k & Half Marathon.

ARRIVAL & PARKING

We you arrive at the road race in Easton Massachusetts at Stonehill College you will follow the signs to "Runner Parking". This is a short walk to Runner Check-In. You'll be able to then return to your car if you wish to store any gear. 

Please only use the Route 123 entrance to Stonehill College on race morning, as the other entrance will be closed due to the race course. We'll remind you of this in pre-race communications. Also, feel free to reference our ARRIVAL MAP here.

WEATHER & LIGHTNING CONSIDERATIONS

This is a SUMMER race. It will most likely be hot. Please anticipate this and make sure you are in the physical condition required to run in the heat of a New England July for the distance you are signing up for. Consider bringing a handheld water bottle or hydration pack if forecasted heat is higher than usual. 

That being said, an electrical storm is always a small possibility, and is something that might force race management to alter or cancel the event in the interest of athlete safety. In the event of a lightning storm, race management reserves the right to do one of the following, depending on the situation: 

- Delay the start of the race. 

- Convert the races to a 10k or a 5k to keep all athletes on the Stonehill College campus, closer to buildings and vehicles in the event that forecasted storms got too close. In this scenario, we will open up a "lightning shelter" on the course, allowing athletes to seek shelter during a worsening lightning situation once the race has started. 

- Cancel the event all together (obviously a last-resort).

 

Please understand that there are no refunds due to a lightning delay/alteration/cancellation. 

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