RIC Homecoming 5K Road Race set for Oct. 1

Rhode Island College will host a 5K Homecoming Road Race and Walk on Saturday, Oct. 1. The race will start and end on the RIC campus.

There will be $100 cash awards given to the top man and woman overall, plus awards for the top male and female finishers in each age category – Junior (18 and under), Open (20-39), Masters (40-49), Seniors (50-59), Veterans (60-69), and Grand Veterans (70 & over).

In addition, there are awards for the first alum and the first faculty, staff or emeriti finisher. The top male and female student finishers will receive $25 gift certificates to the Campus Store.

Homecoming t-shirts will be given to all registered runners, and refreshments will be available after the race.

Registration opens at 8 a.m. at the Bob Black Track Facility. Pre-entry is $20 via online or mail-in if received by Sept. 27. The cost will be $25 the day of race. RIC student fee is $10 pre-online and $20 the day of the race (ID required at registration).

For mail-in, make check payable to RIC Road Race and send to Jay Jones, The Murray Center, 600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908. Register online at https://registration.strands.com/rhode-island-college-homecoming-5k-road-race.

Click here to print a registration form.

Click here to see a map of the course.

For more information, contact Jay Jones at (401) 456-4615 or jjones@ric.edu.