COURSE DESCRIPTION: The BI Health Service and the National Alliance on Mental Illness-BI are cosponsoring a 3.2 mile/5k (not officially measured, closer to 3.1) run or walk on the most beautiful beach on Block Island. One water stop is provided at the half way mark at the end of Mansion Beach (also the turnaround point).
Fresh fruit and beverages will be provided at the finish.
REGISTRATION: You can register online at RunSignup. Online registration closes on July 28th. Mailed registration must be postmarked prior to July 25th. Registration is $25 prior to race day and $30 on race day. T-shirt guaranteed to all pre registered participants. Sorry we do not mail T-shirts. The start, finish, and check in are located at the Fred Benson Beach Pavilion - a 10 minute walk north from the ferry dock.
Check in starts at 9:30 AM.
PRIZE DIVISIONS: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place Mens and Womens Overall for the run.
1st place only for Mens and Womens for the run: 12 and under; 13-17; 18-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+.
All children 12 and under receive an award.
INFORMATIONAL NUMBERS: Race Director: Jim Hinthorn (401) 862-3638, Block Island Chamber of Commerce: (401) 466-2474, Interstate Navigation: (401) 783-4613, New England Air Lines: (401) 466 5881.
Interstate Navigation Boat Schedule is available at www.blockislandferry.com
Race information is available at www.new-shoreham.com