It was our sincere hope that in rescheduling to November that we would be able to host you in person at the 2020 Southcoast Health Aquidneck 10k.
We have spent the past six months creating a plan that would be in-line with COVID-19 safety protocols and we submitted that to the Town of Middletown. Unfortunately the Town Council denied our request to move ahead out of an abundance of caution. We fully understand and respect their decision as the safety of our runners, volunteers, staff and our community are paramount in these difficult times.
While we share in your disappointment, we want to provide the best experience possible under the circumstances and will be converting this years race to a Virtual Race for all registrants.
What is a Virtual Run?
All registrants will be assigned a bib number on Friday, November 13th. You can then run a 10k route of your choosing between November 13th and December 14th and submit your time HERE to be added to the official 2020 results.
We will be hosting an optional in-person bib pickup for those registrants wishing to pick up their shirt, bib, sticker and medal on event weekend. For those not wishing to attend, we will mail out all remaining swag in the weeks following the event.
ALL registrants can attend one of two bib-pick up sessions of event weekend, OR we will mail your bib, shirt, sticker and medal in the weeks following the event. (Please email us if your mailing address is different than the one you used to register with on Eventbrite)
Run a 10k, Submit your Time
Plan your own 10k route, or run the Aquidneck 10k course at a time of your choosing between November 13 and December 1st and submit your time to be added to the official 2020 race results.
Not Registered? Sign Up Today!
We have a limited number of spots left for the Virtual Race. Sign up HERE to be entered and get a shirt, medal, sticker, bib and official results.
Thru December 31: $38
January 1 – February 28: $43
March 1 – November 13: $48
The Southcoast Health Aquidneck 10k extends its thanks to those serving our country. We invite active, reserve members and veterans of all military branches to email us at email@example.com to receive a discounted registration.
Registered participants will receive a shirt, race bib and timing chip at registration.
All participants must present a photo ID to pick-up their bib. Participants may pick-up for friends and family, but must provide a copy of the ID or a photo of the ID on their phone for verification. It is recommended that all participants attend Saturday registration to alleviate race morning delays.
What Do I Get?
The goal of the race is supporting our friends at the Norman Bird Sanctuary. All participants will receive a race shirt, race bib, timing chip, and finisher’s medal.
Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers.
Refund and Deferral Policy
Here at Gray Matter Marketing, we recognize that life happens. Our defined refund, deferment and transfer policies allow runners to delay participation by a year or give someone else the chance to run in their place, both for a fee and before a specific deadline. Fees and deadlines are outlined on each event website, as well as in each registration waiver. Exceptions to this policy will not be granted for any reason, including injury, pregnancy, and family emergencies. We regret that we cannot make exceptions. All policies from original race date.
COVID-19 Refund Policy:
We are unable to process any refunds in these devastating and unpredictable times due to the novel COVID-19 pandemic.
If it is determined by state and local officials that we are unable to host the event as planned, all registrants will be automatically deferred to next year’s event.
Registration Transfers – One Week
A request must be sent no later than one week prior to the event by the runner who purchased the registration with the name, adress, email, gender and date of birth of the runner taking their place to firstname.lastname@example.org. A registration transfer processing fee of $15 will be incurred.
Extreme Weather Policy
Our events are held rain or shine. However, there is always the potential for extreme or severe weather conditions. Race organizers will do as much as we can to ensure the experience is as safe as possible. In the event of 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. We do not schedule “rain dates”. Any decision to cancel an event is done as an absolute last resort and is made collectively with local risk management, police, fire & rescue, and medical personnel as appropriate. In such situations, there will be NO REFUNDS as registrants accept any such risk of their entry free when signing up.
Please check the website, our Facebook page, and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations.
If you have any additional questions, please review our website or do not hesitate to contact us.
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