Citizens Pell Bridge Run

Sunday, Oct 16, 2022 at 7:15 a.m.

Jamestown, crossing over Narragansett Bay
Newport, RI 02840

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The eleventh annual Citizens Pell Bridge Run, this point-to-point event is open to runners and walkers of all ages and speeds! The 4-mile road race and walk is the only day of the year pedestrians are permitted to cross the famous Newport Pell Bridge. 100% of net proceeds from this event will go to support local nonprofit organizations through the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Foundation. Gather your friends and family for a day of fun, fitness and stunning views!


5:15 AM: Bib Pick-Up open (no onsite registration)
5:30 AM: Shuttle Wave 1 departs Newport
5:45 AM: Shuttle Wave 2
6:00 AM: Shuttle Wave 3
6:15 AM: Shuttle Wave 4
7:15 AM: Race Starts in Jamestown


The Citizens Pell Bridge Run provides a unique but challenging 4-mile course with one major “hill” – rising at 4.8% grade to 215 feet above sea level!
The timed race is open to runners and walkers and starts in Jamestown, crossing over Narragansett Bay and finishing in Downtown Newport.

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