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75 Keaney Road, Mackal Field House, Room 104, Kingston, RI 02881 – p. 401.874.5926 hotline. 401.874.4343 f. 401.874.4829

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5K Rhody Run USATF Certified Course

Certified 5K Rhody Run Course

Established in 2014Rhody’s 5K Run makes nearly a complete loop around the campus of the University of Rhode Island. The course starts at the Quadrangle and directs participants to run east on Ranger Road toward Upper College Road, then south toward Campus Avenue and eventually ends back at the Quadrangle on Davis Road. The route is USATF certified (Certificate #RI 14002RN – Effective 2/25/14-12/31/2024). Precise mile markers are indicated on campus by granite posts.

5k Granite PostAny campus organization may host a 5K. To schedule the course, please seek authorization through the Office of Student Involvement by registering the event with the Student Event Advising Office (S.E.A). For your convenience, the S.E.A. office provides 26 branded directional signs that you may borrow the day of your race that corresponds with the required 5K course monitor assignments.

Fall 2015, 5K Schedule
(unavailable dates –  9/19, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, 11/14)
– The Mark Wood Celebration 5K  – 10am-12noon
10/18 – MARC’s 5K for Suicide Prevention  – 2pm-4pm
– ZTA Color Run  – 12pm-2pm
10/31 – Campus Rec Rhody Halloween 5K –  10am-12noon

Spring 2016, 5K Schedule
(unavailable dates –  4/2, 9,16, 23, 24 )
Mr. P’s 5K Run for Education sponsored by Sigma Alpha Epsilon  – 12pm-2pm
04/10 – Miles for Maasai – 11am-1pm
NEDAWalk/ 5K – 10am-12noon
04/17 –
Hope Walks/ 5K – 1pm – 2pm
Habitat for Humanity  – 10am-12noon
Engineers for Sustainable World Color Run 5K – 10am-12noon

5K Course Mandatory Monitor Assignments
5K Volunteer Assignments   Plan Your 5K
1. Register your event w/the  S.E.A Office
2. URI agencies schedule 5K course
2.5 NON URI agencies schedule 5K course
w/ Joe Pittle, Director ~ CSPD
3. 5K Planning Guide
4. 5K Course Monitor Assignments
5. Participants Waiver


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