Jamestown Race Information

Race Info

The Jamestown Half Marathon will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017.  The event is set on picturesque Conanicut Island and looks out over Narragansett Bay and the Newport Pell Bridge, the largest suspension bridge in New England.  The course features vivid landscapes, winding roads, historic Watson Farm as well as the village of Jamestown with its small shops and quaint restaurants.  The Half Marathon will start at 7 am.

23/09/2017 07:00

Race Weekend

Weekend Itinerary

Schedule subject to change

Parking

Parking will be at Fort Getty.  Please note that there may be some delay in getting in and out of Fort Getty due to car and pedestrian traffic as well as getting onto the island.  The race will start on time so please plan on arriving early enough to park and get to the race start.  We recommend on arriving at least one hour before the race start.

  • Thursday, September 21st
    • Half Marathon Packet Pick-up & Registration
      • Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM
        Location: Rhode Runner, 657 N. Main St., Providence, RI
  • Friday, September 22nd
    • Half Marathon Packet Pick up and Registration
      • Time: 3:00 – 7:00 PM
        Location: Jamestown Community Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., Jamestown, RI
  • Saturday, September 23rd
    • Half Marathon Packet Pick up and Registration
      • Time: 5:30 – 6:45 AM
        Location:  Fort Getty, Jamestown
    • Half Marathon Race Start
      • Time: 7 AM
      • Location:  Bottom of Fort Getty Rd, Jamestown, RI

Race Amenities

Free Photos

As a thank you for joining us for this event, you will be receiving high quality photos from GameFace Media. After the weekend, be sure to keep an eye on your e-mail for a link to view your photos on both desktop and mobile devices. You will be able to download, e-mail and upload these awesome pictures to Facebook with one-click- at no cost-and share them with all of your fans and friends.

Live Athlete Tracking

We are pleased to share Live Runner/Participant Tracking for the Jamestown Half Marathon is available in the RaceJoy mobile app! Participants must carry their phone and activate tracking within 30 minutes of the race start. You can learn more at www.racejoy.com.

Pace Groups

Pace groups for the half marathon will be provided by Rhode Island Road Runners. They will have pacers running at half marathon paces of: 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30 and 2:45.

Course Limits

In order to qualify as an official finisher participants must complete each of the courses within their designated time limits listed below. If you are unable to run within the alotted time, you will be asked to finish the race on the sidewalks while adhering to all traffic laws and on course support and aid stations will be closed. 

Half Marathon – 3.5 hours

Race Specific Medals and T-shirts

Gender and Race Specific tech t-shirts will be included in your race registration.  Early registration guarantees your selected size.  Registration after August 1, only available shirt sizes will be listed.  Shirts may be exchanged for size at the conclusion of the race.

Race specific finisher medals will be handed out at the finish line to participants of the Jamestown Half Marathon.
*Awards must be picked up in person

THE GREEN EFFECT

Rhode Races & Events is committed to recycling at this year’s Jamestown Half Marathon. Road Races create a lot of waste, but we’ll reduce our footprint by diverting hundreds of pounds of cardboard boxes, water jugs, and plastic bottles from the landfill. To learn more about our race day efforts and how you can help – please click this link.  Additionally – all clothing discarded at the start of the race will be donated to North American Family Institute.

Aid Stations

Aid Stations will be available throughout the course. Please review the course maps to see the exact location of all medical and water stops. Some aid stations will have Clif energy gels, energy drink and bananas.  Port-a-potties will be located at all aid stations.

Awards*

  • Top 3 Open Men/ Women

  • First Place Men/Women (age 19 and under)

  • First Place Men/Women (age 20-29)

  • First Place Men/Women (age 30-39)

  • First Place Men/Women (age 40-49)

  • First Place Men/Women (age 50-59)

  • First Place Men/Women (age 60-69)

  • First Place Men/Women (age 70+)

    *For the Half Marathon Only, must be present for awards.

CORPORATE FIT CHALLENGE

Rhode Races offers a variety of discounts and packages for companies looking to foster their corporate health and wellness initiatives.  Employees training and participating together helps promote team camaraderie, increased branding and a sense of good will.  Join our Corporate Fit Challenge and compete to be the the “Most Fit” or the “Most Philanthropic” business.  Learn more here.

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