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Sat April 19, 2025 Newport, RI 02840 US Directions
Race through the Daffodils on this award winning, scenic, seaside course!
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$95.95 7:30AM EDT - 1:30PM EDT Price increases after August 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 16+.

Half Marathon

$74.95 7:45AM EDT - 11:15AM EDT Price increases after August 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 14+.


$29.95 8:15AM EDT - 9:45AM EDT Price increases after August 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

The Beach Mile

$19.95 11:30AM EDT - 12:30PM EDT Price increases after February 28, 2025 at 11:59am EST

Virtual Full Marathon

$50 Registration ends April 19, 2025 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual Half Marathon

$50 Registration ends April 19, 2025 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 5k

$20 Registration ends April 19, 2025 at 11:59pm EDT


Join us in the City-by-the-Sea for this stunning marathon, half marathon and 5k.  Newport Rhode Races partners with the upcoming Annual Newport Daffodil Days Festival to give you a true Spring Newport Experience. Our courses will pass along many of the over 1,200,000 starting to bloom around the City by the Sea. (We'll call it Dash through the Daffodils!)

The Marathon will start at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2025, at Easton's Beach in Newport, RI. The Half Marathon will start at 7:45 a.m. from the same location.  The 5k will follow at 8:15 am - all from the same beautiful seaside start. 

Beach Mile will start at 11:30 a.m., on the beach adjacent to the finish line.  It is an out-and-back on Easton’s Beach, finishing under the Race Arch.  As the race is on the beach, please plan for uneven surfaces, beach debris, seaweed, shells, and all those wonderful items we love about the ocean.  This will be part of the challenge of completing the course.

The marathon course is USATF certified and is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.

Please respect our native environment - STAY OFF THE DUNES, use trash receptacles, and recycle as much as possible. 

Please Note: Newport Rhode Races will be happening rain or shine. Because of the logistics of planning for a race of this size, we cannot offer refunds for any reason. In the event that weather is severe enough to create an unsafe environment for participants, organizers will cancel the event with no refunds issued.  

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FAQs - please visit this link for a complete list of FAQs.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

There are no age restrictions but you must show your ID when picking up your bib.

Can I defer or transfer my race registration?

Yes - you can transfer your bib, transfer your race entry to select other races in our portfolio within one year or defer your entry to next year's race. Transfer and deferral requests must be received before online registration closes, Wednesday before race day at 6p.  Please visit this link for steps to complete this procedure.

How do I check on my race registration?

Please visit to verify your race entry and make any changes - profile updates, upgrades/downgrades, transfers, deferrals, etc.

Where and when is packet pick up?

Times are located on our website at this link. Please note - race packets MUST be picked up in advance of race day unless you have reserved RACE DAY packet pick up during the registration process.   You can have someone pick up your bib for you on Thursday and Friday.    Please see our FAQs for instructions on this.

How do I add on RACE DAY BIB PICK-UP?

In order to encourage more people to pick up in advance of race day, we are charging a nominal fee for race day bib pick-up.  This is to ensure we plan for the correct amount of participants planning on picking up on race morning,  limit the number of people picking up on race morning to ensure we can get everyone checked in quickly, and to offset any costs associated with picking up early.  We apologize for this inconvenience but our hope is to ensure a smooth race day for all of our participants with proper planning.

To add on Race Day bib pick up after you have registered:
Sign In to RunSignUp
Go to your Profile
Click My Registered Races
Click Manage next to the registration that you are editing
Click Add-On menu item
Edit the quantity of the Add-On that you would like
Click Continue

Is there a discount for groups or teams?

YES!  Individuals can refer 3 friends using their unique referral code and receive $15 back - or - for larger groups of 10 or more, each member of the group will receive $5 to $15 in refunds, depending on the size of the group!  Sign up on the same team for the refund to be automatically applied when thresholds are reached.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can email us at or call 401.427.7764

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


175 Memorial Blvd
Easton's Beach
Newport, RI US 02840

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RRCA Certified Race Director


This event is directed by an RRCA Certified Race Director.  Additionally, as a Certified Race Director, we will do everything within our power to ensure we conduct ourselves and our events with a high degree of ethical standards and professional conduct.



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