RMHP-RC Challenge Races are Back!

We are reviving the RMHP-RC CHALLENGE. The list below includes an assortment of 5k – 1/2 marathon local races. Club members who compete in 7 or more races will receive a commemorative shirt and be eligible for other awards based on the following point system:

Your individual finish time will be graded on a scale that takes into account age and gender. In each race the top finisher among our club runners will receive 15 points, second 12 points, third 10 points, fourth 9 points, fifth 8 points, etc. All finishers, regardless of time, will receive at least 1 point.

Example: If the first RMHP-RC runner is a 60-year-old female who runs 27:00 minutes, and the next club finisher is a 70-year-old male who runs 28:00 minutes, his graded time of 20:49 places him ahead of her graded time of 21:30. He would receive 15 points; she would receive 12 points.

IF YOU CHOOSE TO PARTICIPATE, you must email our scorer (Matt Jankowich) with your race time within 48-hours of finishing your race: matthew_jankowich@brown.edu

Matt will adjust your time based on age and gender and update the scoring throughout the year. This will be a fun way to compare our club performances.

Results are posted here.

Below are the races:

4/23 Blackstone Valley 5k Pawtucket
4/29 Breeze Against Wheeze 5k Providence

5/21 Girls on the Run 5k Bristol (director is club member Jackie O’Hara)
5/28 Narragansett Bay 1/2 Narragansett

6/4 Race Against the Odds 5k Providence (director is club member John Mackintosh)
6/18 Will Speck 5k Cranston (RMHP fundraiser)

7/4 Arnold Mills 4 mile Cumberland
7/28 Blessing of the Fleet 10 miles Narragansett

8/6 Run 4 Kerri 4 mile Wakefield
8/13 Bobby Doyle 5 mile Narragansett

9/3 Finish for a Guinness 5k Warren (club men only score)
9/17 CVS Downtown 5k Providence
9/23 Ocean State Trail Run 5k Warwick

10/8 RMHP Women’s Classic 5k Providence (club women only score)
10/29 Ocean State Rhode Races 5k Narragansett
10/29 Ocean State Rhode Races 1/2 Narragansett

11/5 Colt State Park 5k Bristol
11/25 Trot Off Your Turkey 5k Barrington

12/3 Downtown Jingle 5k Providence
12/10 Christmas 10k Newport
12/31 Every Damn Day 5k Cumberland

21 races – 14 5k’s, 2 4miles, 1 5miles, 1 10k, 1 10 miles, 2 1/2 marathons
5 are in Providence, 5 in Narragansett, 11 in nine other RI communities