Run Around The Block 15K Road Race

Isaacs Corner New Shoreham Washington County

Saturday, September 7 2024 from 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM


The race, begun by Vin McAloon and Paul Riker in 1975, the Run Around the Block 15K Road Race is one of the oldest races in Rhode Island as well as New England. The timed race is a hilly, winding run along mostly paved roads with a stretch of dirt road that appears twice during the route. It begins at Isaac's Corner near Fresh Pond and ends at Fred Benson Town Beach Pavilion 



Online registration only @ 

                                                                till 1pm on September 97th

Bus transportation from Visitors Center to the start of the race 

From 11:30 to 12:30pm

Race starts at Isaac Corner and ends at the Fred Benson Town Beach

There will be music, swimming, showers,

Burgers, hot dogs, snacks & non-alcoholic beverages for sale 

at the Beach after the race

A box truck will be available at the start line for runners to stow their belongings in that will be taken to the end of the race. Items should be well marked with name & cell phone #. There will be limited room for bikes on a 1st come basis


 T shirt/number pick-up Saturday, 11-12:30pm at the race start

also Friday, 4 -6:30pm in front of the Chamber office at the Ferry dock


Proceeds to benefit “The Michael and Daniel Batchelder Memorial

Scholarship Fund” and The Block Island Community