FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

August 18, 2011

 

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE HOMECOMING 5K ROAD RACE
SET FOR OCT. 1.

Providence, RIóRhode 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.

 

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. at the Bob Black Track Facility. Pre-entry is $20 via on-line or mail-in if received by Sept 27. The cost will be $25 the day of race. RIC Student fee $10 pre-online and $20 the day of race (ID required at registration).

 

 

 

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

 

Click here to print a registration form

 

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

 

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 & 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 alumni and to the first faculty, staff, or emeriti finisher. The top male and female student finishers will receive $25 gift certificates to the Campus Store.

 

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

 

Click here to see a map of the course.

 

For directions, see http://www.ric.edu/aboutRIC/directions.php

 

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