The course, open to runners and walkers of all speeds will run alongside beach grass and sand dunes, around a wildlife refuge and the Norman Bird Sanctuary, and past stunning homes and historic landmarks, showcasing the beauty of Middletown and Aquidneck Island.
The race has two aids stations with water and gatorade at each.
Course Time Limits
Registered runners and walkers are welcome to enjoy the Southcoast Health Aquidneck 10k, however, the course will close on a continuous pace of 18:00 minutes per mile. Anyone who cannot maintain the 18:00 minute per mile pace may be asked to safely walk on the side of the road as the course closes to allow regular traffic through. Runner services cannot be guaranteed for participants beyond the 18:00 minute per mile pace.
Event parking is available at the start/finish at Second Beach in Middletown. We encourage participants to carpool and arrive early.
We do not allow the following on the course: unregistered runners, pets, baby joggers, strollers, any wheeled vehicles other than wheelchairs (In accordance with USATF guidelines, wheelchair athletes must wear helmets).
The Southcoast Health Aquidneck 10k is a rain or shine event. In the event of extreme and severe weather, the race may be delayed as race officials consult public safety officers. If there is more than a short delay, if conditions persist, or the forecast calls for extreme weather, race officials reserve the right to alter or cancel the race. Please check the website, our Facebook page and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations.
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