Join us in the City-by-the-Sea for this stunning marathon, half marathon and 5k. Newport Rhode Races kicks off Daffodil Days with the races starting from Easton's Beach where nearly 100,000 daffodils will be in bloom. (We'll call it Dash through the Daffodils!)
The Marathon will start at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Easton's Beach in Newport, RI. The Tufts Health Plan Half Marathon will start at 7:45 a.m. from the same location. The 5k will follow at 8:00 am - all from the same beautiful seaside start.
How to enter the Newport Rhode Races
- Run 26.2mi
- Run 13.1mi
- Run 5km
Newport Rhode Races routes
A 26.2 mi route in Newport, RI, United States. The route has a total ascent of 747.42 ft and has a maximum elevation of 15.75 ft. The first half of the course highlights the best of Newport with craggy shores, wide open ocean vistas, historic mansions and intricate architecture. After passing Easton’s Beach at the half way point, the full heads out to Middletown past Hanging Rock and Surfer’s End to a challenging course with more gorgeous views. The race finishes back along the water at Easton’s Beach.
The Tufts Health Plan half marathon follows the first 13.1 miles of the full marathon route. The half starts 30 mins after the full marathon at the same start and finish as the full marathon. You will enjoy selfie worth seaside views, grand mansions and rocky shorelines. It is truly a stunning course.
The 5k will start 15 mins after the half marathon from the same start location. It will head up Memorial Blvd before taking a right along Cliff Dr. and meandering through wrought iron fences and quaint neighborhoods before heading back down Memorial Blvd for the beautiful down hill stretch to the finish line.
Newport Rhode Races weather forecast
Light rain in the morning and afternoon.
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