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The Amica Newport Marathon was voted as the “Best Marathon in Rhode Island” and a “Top 20 Half Marathon in the USA” in 2019. In 2015 and 2016 the race was voted as the “Best Half Marathon” and the “Best Race Swag” in the Northeast.

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2023 Race

Join us at this annual fall classic marathon and half marathon in the City by The Sea on Sunday, October 8, 2023. With 13.1 and 26.2 miles of unrivaled oceanfront running, the Amica Newport Marathon is not to be missed!

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, October 4

11:59 PM: Online registration closes

Saturday, October 7

12:00 – 5:00 PM: Packet pick-up
Location: Easton’s Beach East Lot (map)

Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. We strongly suggest participants attend Saturday Bib Pick-Up to alleviate race morning delays.

Sunday, October 8

5:00 AM: Shuttle service starts
Location: See designated Parking Locations

5:15 AM – 7:15 AM: Packet pick-up
Location: Easton’s Beach East Lot (map)

6:00 AM: Gear Bag check opens

7:30 AM: Both races start

2:30 PM: Shuttle service ends

Registration and Bib Pick-Up

Saturday

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Packet pick-up & Registration
Location: Easton’s Beach, East Parking Lot (map)

Sunday

5:15 AM – 7:15 AM: Packet pick-up & Registration
Location: Easton’s Beach, East Parking Lot (map)

All participants must show a photo ID at pick-up. 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.

Please note: Race participants picking up their bibs on Sunday will not receive their shirts until after the race due to race morning time constraints.

Getting There

Parking

There is NO PARKING available at the race start/finish area at Easton’s Beach. Race day parking is designated by which race participants are registered. Shuttles will provide transportation before and after the race. Please allow yourself ample time on race morning to park and board the shuttles.

Marathon Parking:
Second Beach (map)
315 Sachuest Point Rd, Middletown, RI
Half-Marathon Parking:
Aquidneck Corporate Park (map)
55 Hammarlund Way, Middletown, Rhode Island

Shuttles

Shuttle service will begin promptly at 5:00 AM and will run continuously. Please arrive early and queue up for the shuttles with race participants having priority over spectators. We strongly recommend all participants plan on being parked, and on a shuttle by 6:00 AM at the latest.

Shuttle service will run through 2:30 PM, providing rides back to the Second Beach and Aquidneck Island Industrial Park parking lots throughout the day.

Gear Bag Drop

Athletes wishing to drop off gear will be able to do so near the start/finish line at the Beach Pavilion at Easton’s Beach beginning at 6:00 AM on race morning. A designated drop off location will be set up and athletes will use the number they are given during registration to identify their gear bag. Athletes will need their own bag as they will not be provided by the event.

Mobile Locker Co.

Lock it up with The Mobile Locker Co.! Locker rentals give you a secure, convenient option for valuables and gear, starting at $10. Rent online in advance or onsite with cash or credit.

After You Finish

Awards and Divisions

A medal will be given to all 26.2 and 13.1 race finishers. Awards will be presented following the race to the:

  • Top 3 male and female runners
  • Top 3 in each age group:
    • Under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Athlete Food

A variety of post-race food and water will be available underneath the beach bathhouse building post-race. To ensure there’s enough snacks for all of our finishers, remember that the athlete food is for runners only.

Beer Garden

Local craft brewery Ragged Island Brewing will be providing post-race beers for runners. Enjoy a cold one and celebrate your accomplishment inside our beer garden — the first one is on us! Additional beer will be available for purchase for you, and your family and friends. Remember to bring your ID — we’ll be checking them in order to enter the garden.