_ The 43rd Annual 15K Run Around the Block:
The race course is 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) of rolling black top roads arranged in a loop. The starting line is at Fresh Pond, on Center Rd. The finish line is at Champlin’s Marina, in New Harbor. The roadway is marked at 1 mile intervals; there are 4 water stops on the course.
Runners arriving on race day via Interstate Navigation, the ferries from Point Judith and New London may use the race committee bus which leaves the ferry landing intermittently and brings runners to the assembly area at Isaac’s Corner, on Center Rd. If you are driving your vehicle you may park at the starting line or the finish line. Last trip to starting line is at 12:30. Your things will be transported to the finish line, bring a bag to put your items in. When you have completed the race the bus will take runners from the finish line, at Champlin’s Marina, to the ferry landing in Old Harbor. The last ferry leaves to Point Judith at 5 PM. Timing Officials are the Snerro Group.
Event details and schedule
The entry fee is $30. Do not mail any application after August 29. The fee will be $35 at that time. Post entries are accepted up to 1 PM on race day with the late entry fee of $35. We will be giving away about 400 tee shirts, which is enough for everyone. In any case you will get water, fresh fruit, bagels and the use of the swimming pool, and showers. Of course you will get exposure to Block Island and the wonderful personalities of the race committee which is worth the entry fee.
In recognition of the Spartan spirit of the runner the race goes on rain or shine.
2008 Results at: coolrunning.com
2007 Results at: coolrunning.com
2006 Results at: hitekracing.com
2005 Results at: thelastmileracing.com
2004 Results at: hitekracing.com
2003 Results at: hitekracing.com
2002 Results at: hitekracing.com
2001 Results at: hitekracing.com
2000 Results at: hitekracing.com
1999 Results at: coolrunning.com
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