Women’s Classic 5K Race Information

Sunday October 13, 2024
10:00 AM

Certified, flat and fast 5k (3.1 miles) and 3k (1.8 miles) courses from the Brown University Stadium through the scenic and historic East Side of Providence.

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Registration Fees and Deadlines for 2023

$30 before September 23

$32 September 23 – October 5

$35 after October 5 (in person only)

$10 for elementary, high school and college students

If you prefer Mail-in Registration

Download the entry form and mail form and check payable to RMHCNE by September 29, 2023, to:

RMHCNE Women’s Classic
45 Gay St.
Providence, RI 02905

Race Day Schedule

8:00 am • Race day registration opens

9:00 am • HIGHBAR kids races. Download the waiver.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm HIGHBAR Kids Village. Download the waiver.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Women & Infants Health + Wellness Fair

10:00 am • Start of Coastal1 Women’s Classic 5K Run and Cardi’s Furniture & Mattresses 3K Walk

Race Number and Packet Pickup for 2023

SHIRTS AND GOODIE BAGS to the first 400 participants to pick up their bib numbers.

Saturday, October 7, 2023
8:30 – 11:00 am
Rhode Runner
657 North Main Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02904
P: 401.831.6346

Sunday, October 8, 2023 (Race Day)
8:00 – 9:30 am
Brown University Stadium
400 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence

Team Competition + Individual Prizes

Team Competition

Teams must consist of 3 or more women. If more than 3 on a team, top 3 aggregate gun times will count for scoring.

Cash Prizes to Top Three Teams

First place:  $300
Second place: $200
Third place: $100

Individual Awards

Cash Prizes to Top Five Overall Finishers in the 5k

1st:  $300
2nd: $200
3rd: $100
4th: $75
5th: $50
6th – 10th:  Merchandise/gift certificates

Age Group Prizes for 20–29, 30–39, 40–49, 50–59, 60-69, 70–79, 80+ 

1st:  $50
2nd –5th: Merchandise/gift certificates

Age Group Prize for 19 and under

1st – 5th Merchandise/gift certificates

Merchandise/gift certificates

No double dipping with individual cash prizes.

Photos by Mary Murphy, Anne Peters, and David Uliss.
See more photos of past Women’s classics.

Professional timing and scoring

Water stations along the course

Shirts and goodie bags to the first 400 participants to pick up their bib numbers

Below are maps of the 5K and 3K courses, both running through Providence’s beautiful East Side. You can also read a complete course description and see a larger view of the maps

Dogs will not be allowed on the course nor in the gates of the track. Because of the large numbers, runners and walkers will not be allowed to push strollers during the event. Please be considerate to your fellow participants. We love your babies and your pets, but this event is not built for them.

100% of proceeds to the Ronald McDonald House of Providence

The House supports families of children in area hospitals. To date, the Women’s Classic has raised more than $651,000.