NEWPORT, R.I. – Registration for Salve Regina’s 12th annual 5K Mansion Run – which features an all-new Kids Fun Run – is open at http://www.salve.edu/run.
Open to the general public, the Mansion Run and Fun Walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 8:30 a.m. as part of the university’s Fall Festival Weekend festivities. The race starts and finishes on the university’s historic Bellevue Avenue/Ochre Point campus.
Registrations cost $20 for the public and $15 for currently enrolled Salve Regina students and teams of seven or more. T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 400 paid registrants. The Kids’ Fun Run will start at 8 a.m. and feature a 100-yard dash on grass for the younger kids, and a mile road run for older children. Registration for the Kids’ Fun Run is $5.
The road race annually attracts several hundred participants. Cash awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female finishers in the 5K.
The U.S.A. Track & Field-sanctioned 3.1-mile course weaves participants in a scenic tour past many Gilded Age mansions.
For more information, visit www.salve.edu/run.