Women’s Classic 5K Race Information
Sunday October 8, 2023
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
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
657 North Main Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02904
Sunday, October 8, 2023 (Race Day)
8:00 – 9:30 am
Brown University Stadium
400 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence
Team Competition + Individual Prizes
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
Cash Prizes to Top Five Overall Finishers in the 5k
6th – 10th: Merchandise/gift certificates
Age Group Prizes for 20–29, 30–39, 40–49, 50–59, 60-69, 70–79, 80+
2nd –5th: Merchandise/gift certificates
Age Group Prize for 19 and under
1st – 5th 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.
PLEASE NO DOGS, NO STROLLERS
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.