Race Info

Date – Sunday August 8, 2021
5km/5mi walk begins at 9:00 am.
5 mile run begins at 9:40 am.
Packet pick-up and race day registration begin at 7:00 am Sunday August 8, 2021 at the Narragansett Middle School.
LocationNarragansett Middle School, 235 S Pier Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882

In-person registration will also be possible on Saturday August 7, 2021 at Rhode Runner Inc – 657 N. Main St. Providence, RI from 11am to 4pm. Pre-registered runners may also pick up their race numbers, tech shirts, and medals at this time.


5 Mile/5k Runs / 5k Walk

5 Mile Course – The course for the Bobby Doyle Summer Classic is the original one used in 2008 and resumed in 2017. The consensus among runners is that this course is better and faster. It is!

5k Course – Our 5k course for runners and walkers is fast and uses most of the same beautiful scenic route of our 5 mile course.

Water Stations – Water stations will be at miles 1.42, 2.75, 4.05 and at the Finish for the file mile race.

Water stations for the 5k run and walk will be located at the 1.5mile mark and at the finish line.

Please be sure to bring your own drinks prior to the race, especially if the weather is hot!!

Medals – First 500 registered runners / walkers will receive a custom race medal.

Technical T-shirts – All registered runners / walkers will receive a technical T-shirt.

Race Raffle – Pre-drawn raffle for all PRE-REGISTERED runners / walkers. Gift cards/merchandise will be awarded at Registration prior to the race.

Post Race Refreshments* – Refreshments will be available on the grounds of the Pier Middle School following the race.

*Depending on State of RI Covid 19 regulations.

Restrooms – Indoor restrooms available, additional restroom facilities (port-a-johns) will be on-site.

Street map of Narragansett with 5 mile route outlined.

Download Detailed 5 Mile Course Map

Awards – 5 mile race*

*Must have USATF membership number in order to be eligible for individual and team cash prizes

$10,900

total cash purse
(individuals and bonus cash awards)

$1,100

in gift cards
(donated by Rhode Runner Sports)

Open

1st $800, 2nd $500, 3rd $300, 4th $200, 5th $100

Masters (40-49)

1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100

Seniors (50-59)

1st $200, 2nd $100, 3rd $50

Veterans (60-69)

1st $100, 2nd $50

Grand Veterans (70+)

1st $100

Course Record

$150 Bonus

NEUSATF CLUB Awards

Open

1st $800, 2nd $500, 3rd $300, 4th $200
(scoring based on top 5 finishers per team)

Masters (40-49)

1st $300, 2nd $200
(scoring based on top top 5 finishers per team)

Seniors (50-59)

1st $200
(scoring based on top 5 finishers per team)

Veterans (60-69)

1st $150
(scoring based on top 3 finishers per team)

Grand Veterans (70+)

1st $100
(scoring based on top 3 finishers per team)

5k Walk Awards

The first male and female walker will receive a Rhode Runner Sports gift card.

5k Run Awards

The first male and female walker will receive a Rhode Runner Sports gift card.

The first high school male and female finisher will receive a Rhode Runner Sports gift card.

Become a Volunteer

We would like to thank all past and present volunteers who donated their time and support to help make the Bobby Doyle Summer Classic possible.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact: lshurteau@yahoo.com