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A New Spring Marathon For Rhode Island (Newport)

New Port marathon

Rhode Races and Events  – the folks who organize the Providence Marathon (and 1/2 Marathon and 5K); the Ocean State Rhode Races ( Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k Race); and a variety of other races have added a new racing event to the Rhode Island race calendar:  Newport Rhode Races …

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What race are you doing New Years Day?

Runners should always start the New Year off by lacing up the shoes, pinning on a number  and racing! Seriously, what else is there to do on New Years Day? Historically, in Rhode Island there was one race and only only race to do on New Years day and that …

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EOS 1D X Meets The Ice Weasels Commeth (Cyclocross Photos)

2016 Ice Weasels Commeth Photo

Click here to see all 157 photos On a very cold day, I decided to try out my new camera body, Canon’s EOS 1D X…or more specifically the auto-focus functionality of the camera. Due to the temperature,  I decided not to take any additional lenses and selected (my favorite) EF300 f/2.8 and …

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Rhode Island’s DJ Principe Is One Of The Top Seeds For Tomorrow’s Nike XC National Championship Race

DJ Principe

LaSalle Academy’s high school stand-out, DJ Principe, will be toeing the line at the 2016 Nike Cross-Country National race in Oregon tomorrow.  According to Dystat and Milesplit, American Fork’s (Utah) Casey Clinger is the #1 seed with DJ right behind him, it’s going to be a great race! When: Saturday, December …

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‘FREE’ Rhode Island Coaches Directory (Running, Biking, Swimming, Strength, Bootcamp & Triathlon)

Rhode Island Coaches

As I continue to improve this site to create a solid  resource for those those who run, bike, swim, race over obstacles and any other mass participation sport  open to the public. I have created a directory of Coaches who specialize in: Running Biking Swimming Triathlon Bootcamp Strength It is …

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Bootcamp For Runners At The ‘Rhode Runner’ Store In Providence By American Ninja Warrior, Fabio Figueiredo

Bootcamp Monday

Ready to take your fitness to the next level? Rhode Runner Boot Camp is just the answer! Our Master Trainer Fabio Figueiredo (2016 American Ninja Warrior  – read about Fabio’s Ninja exploits) will put you through the ropes and get you fitter, stronger and faster. This is a weekly cross-training …

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Rhode Island and New England High School XC Champ. DJ Principe Wins Nike Regionals

Dj Principe

11/26/16, Bowdoin Park, Wappingers Falls, NY Rhode Island’s David Principe Jr., a senior at Lasalle Academy, hot on the heels of winning (again) the double of Rhode Island and New England high school championship titles dropped a tough field to win the 2016 NIKE Cross Regional Championships (New York and …

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Two New Spring Marathons Added To The Rhode Island Race Calendar

So, you think  you have to travel out-of-state to run a Spring Marathon? Not anymore, two new Spring Marathons will make their debut in 2017: Rhode Races & Events are adding ‘Rhode Races – Newport’  on 4/15/2017 at Easton’s Beach in Newport, Rhode Island, to their schedule of events  and will comprise …

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Providence College Women 13th and Men 24 At NCAA Cross Country Championships in Terra Haute

Providence College

By Steve Turgeon College Track & Field Correspondent RI Track & Field Foundation PC Women 13th, Men 24th At NCAA Championships The Providence College women finished 13th and the PC men were 24th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships in Terra Haute, Ind., on Saturday. Junior Millie Paladino (Morgantown, WV) …

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Start Your Thanksgiving With A 5K Run: Family Turkey Trot ( And Kids Trot) At City Hall In Pawtucket

What better way to begin your holiday than a 5K run with your family and friends after which you can eat the holiday fare guilt-free…after the post-race party, of course! The Rhode Island Family Turkey Trot 5K and Youth Fun Run takes place in Pawtucket Rhode Island on Thanksgiving Day Morning …

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Nooseneck 18K – The Day After Christmas @ 1PM

nooseneck 18K

This is my personal favorite racing event of the year which is  held the day after Christmas at 1pm. You can run off your Christmas dinner  and then salute your run with a beer in Tavern On Hill in West Greenwich with all of your new friends! You may even set a …

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South County 4th Season Race Series Tentative Dates Announced

So,  you think you will be putting you racing shoes away when the New England winter hits full strength…think again! The South County 4th Season Race Series has been announce with tentative dates. Why tentative? Well, the New England winter has a big say on whether the races will take …

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DJ Principe Smashes Course Record On His Way To A 3rd State Title

LaSalle Academy stand-out, DJ Principe,  smashed his own course record on his was to his third consecutive Rhode Island State XC Championship,  while leading his team to their third straight team victory. DJ has made the Ponaganset course his own during his time in high school, capping off a trophy-laden …

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Providence Business Journal’s 5 Questions With George Ross Creator of

George Ross had a very nice write up in the Providence Business  News. By Lori Stabile PBN Web Editor Twitter: @loristabile George Ross, the creator of Race Rhode Island, talks about the new website he created –, featuring information about races in and around Rhode Island. He said he was …

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