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2017 Triathlon and Duathlon Calendar For Rhode Island And Nearby CT and MA Is Filling Up.

ri triathlon race calendar

The larger race management companies that provide multi-sport races in Rhode Island and nearby Connecticut and Massachusetts: TriMom Productions Sun Multisports F.I.R.M Racing OceanState Multisports …are beginning to release their 2017 Triathlon/Duathlon dates. This calendar is not complete yet but it is filling up! Check out the dates and start …

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Claire Gadrow Demolishes The Ghost Train 100 Mile Trail Race Course Record

Claire Gadrow

10/23/16:  The Ghost Train Rail Trail Race  is New Hampshire’s one and only 100 mile race and  is a part of the Trail Animals Running Club race series. Rhode Island native,  and recent convert to Ultra running,  Claire Gadrow took on the challenge with a goal of taking a step …

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Run Through The Scary Providence RIPTA Tunnel During Monster Dash 5K On Oct 30th

Run Through The Scary Providence RIPTA Tunnel During Monster Dash 5K On Oct 30th

Several years ago, I donned a basque and a wig and participated in this race as Dr Frank’nFurter and it was a scream, running through Providence while trying to hold onto my wig and run as fast as I could! The course has changed since I last ran and the …

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Trail Run, MTB and /or Fat Bike; or all 3! At the Wicked Nor’ Eastah

Presented by Spark BRS, Rock Hard Racing, and Team Spark The Wicked Nor’Eastah is the first local winter race of its kind which is fitting since we hold it at Borderland; where no mountain bike race has gone before.  This event focuses on fat bikes but also allows traditional mountain …

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Ed Whitlock Shatters The Men’s 85-89 AG World Record

Ed Whitlock!

In a race in which he has made his own  for a very long time, the ScotiaBank Toronto Waterfront Marathon,  the incredible Ed Whitlock ran a 3:56 marathon besting the world record by 3o minutes. He ran the race in a 30 year old singlet and a 15 year old pair …

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3rd Annual Providence Paddle Battle

SUP Providence

Imagine what it would be like paddling through the streets of Venice, buildings rising above you, people waving from windows or pathways along side of you.  The canals weave and curve through the city, passing different buildings, parks and bridges.  Well, now is your chance! The 3rd Annual Providence Paddle …

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Rhode Island Duathlon Festival Photos

Rhode Island Duathlon Festival Photos by George Ross Photography

I popped down to shoot a few photos of the Bike leg at the RI Duathlon Festival. The photos were hand-panned ay 1/60th second and the semi-backlit leaves made for a really cool, blurred, background. Enjoy! View the photos

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*NEW RACE* Santa Hustle 5k & Half Marathon In Newport On 11/20/16

Santa Hustle Rhode island

Santa Claus is comin’, and is running to your town! Join us and many of your Santa friends at the Santa Hustle Rhode Island 5k & Half Marathon on Sunday, November 20, 2016. See Newport unlike ever before as thousands of Santas race along the streets and the oceanfront path. …

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Obstacle Racing in the Winter? Check Out ‘BoldrDash WinterDash In Exeter, RI

BoldrDash WinterDash will be held at Canonicus Camp and Conference Center in Exeter Rhode Island on March 4, 2017. With over 300 acres of land to carve wooded trails surrounding the 22 acre pond this is a truly majestic setting for any event. The BoldrDash build team will be hard …

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There Is A New NCAA Division No’ 1 Team In the Womens XC Poll

With less than two months until the 2016 NCAA Division 1 XC National Championship, Rhode Island’s own Providence College Lady Friars  are top of the US Track and Field Coaches Association Poll. The Friar’s were in 3rd place during pre-season and steady performances have moved them into the number one …

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Off-Season Swim Clinics With 2-Time Triathlon World Champion Amy Rice

Swim Cinics

Champions are made in the winter! Former two-time World Triathlon Champions Amy Rice ( will be holding 6-week swim clinics on Friday Nights in Warwick.  These 6 or 7 week clinics ( depending on holidays ) run though out the winter months.  The first clinic begins on Oct 14th. There …

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Organized Group Runs In Rhode Island For All Levels

groups runs

One of the busiest pages on this web site is the listing of group runs. There is nothing more motivational than running with like minded individuals, especially on those dark cold days when you really want to stay in bed…running with a group will make you leave your bed in a flash! …

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