May 29, 2024

Enter Your Team in the Run for The Lighthouse

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Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse are sponsoring a benefit run on Saturday, April 22, 2023. Gather your friends and family and run as a team. Round up your neighbors or reach out to your classmates to walk or run together. Local middle, high school and college cross country teams are welcome. Local businesses, large and small, are invited to enter a corporate team to show their community spirit. In addition to overall winners, prizes will be awarded for the male and female category in seven age groups, ranging from Junior (18 and under) to Grand Veteran (70+).

The Third Annual Pomham Rocks Lighthouse Run will start and end at Rose Larisa Park, 701 Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside, across from Crescent Park Carousel, There will be three race options: 5K walk, 5K and 10K runs. The 10K run passes by The Lighthouse on the East Bay Bike Path. Participants of all ages are welcome, as are both novice and experienced runners and walkers.

To date, five teams have joined the race: Blackstone Academy Runners, CrossFit Phillipsdale, Edgewood Yacht Club, Feldman Hall Lab, Martin and Rhode Island Road Runners.

The 10K Run starts at 8:00 a.m. The 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:30 a.m. Runners and walk enthusiasts can see further details and register for the event at www.pomhamrockslighthouse.org  or https://runsignup.com/Race/RI/Riverside/PomhamRocksRun

Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse is a 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation. Proceeds from the run will support efforts to maintain this important New England maritime light station and museum that is an integral part of Rhode Island’s heritage and that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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