In its 3rd year, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Providence Half Marathon is offering a brand new race option for beginners and those wanting a shorter distance. The new Rock ‘n’ Roll Providence Mini Marathon is a 5k (3.1 mile) journey through the unique neighborhoods and stunning scenery of Providence when the race returns on Sunday, September 29.Read Full Story
“We were shocked and saddened to learn of the tragedy in Boston today. Our hearts and thoughts are with the victims, their families and all those affected. Out of respect to the Boston Marathon and the Boston Athletic Association, we will not be providing any additional comments at this time other than to say that we are working closely with our partners, both government agencies and law enforcement, to immediately review security protocol and safety procedures in light of the tragic events of the day. We will provide more details in the coming days as we engage in this critical dialogue with respective officials in each of our partner cities across the country.”Read Full Story
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Meet the Competitor Group’s registration manager! Customer service can be a tough job. It typically involves skillfully dealing with upset people on the other end of the phone and responding to numerous email and customer complaints.Read Full Story
The top 500 participants who beat their 2011 Rock ‘n’ Roll Providence finishing time by the largest time difference* win a Brooks hat!* To raise the stakes, the top 5 participants with the largest difference will receive a Sony W Series MP3 Player! Results ►(From largest to smallest time difference) *Only those participants…Read Full Story
Rock ‘n’ Roll Providence 2-Person Half Marathon Relay Enjoy all of the half marathon fun, just a shorter run! Runners of all capabilities can enjoy the half marathon experience by grabbing a partner and running. Join the new sect of running enthusiasts and register your Relay team today! Relay participants will be treated to all…Read Full Story
- Sunday, September 29, 2013
- Time: 7:00am - 1/2 Marathon Wave Start
* The 1/2 Marathon Wheelchair start times are for racing wheelchairs ONLY. Participants racing in everyday wheelchairs will start at the regular start times and be assigned corrals based on their projected finish times. NO hand -cycles will be allowed.
Runners will enjoy scenic water views along the final mile of the course, as they head back downtown to the finish line and post-race concert on the State House grounds! Bands will be stationed at every mile to set the pace for a 13.1 block party.
- Finish Line Festival with music, food & beverages
- Headliner Concert immediately after race at Finish Line