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Black Goose Half marathon
September 10, 2023
East Providence, RI
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About The Black Goose Half marathon
The Black Goose Half Marathon in East Providence, Rhode Island is a popular race that takes place every September. The course follows the beautiful Narragansett Bay coastline and takes runners through some of the city’s most picturesque neighborhoods. The route begins at India Point Park and ends on the waterfront at Bristol Harbor. Runners will experience stunning views of Newport Bridge, Colt State Park, and Mount Hope Bay during their 13 mile journey.
The typical weather for this time of year is mild with temperatures ranging from 50-70 degrees Fahrenheit making it perfect for running a half marathon. The cool ocean breeze makes it comfortable to run even when it’s warmer outside so you won’t have to worry about getting too hot or tired during your race.
Each year hundreds of runners come out to participate in the Black Goose Half Marathon creating an exciting atmosphere along the course as spectators cheer them on with signs and music while they pass by. There are water stations located throughout the course which provide much needed hydration and energy boost halfway through your journey.
What really sets this half marathon apart from other races is its unique finish line located at historic Bristol Harbor where you can enjoy a post-race celebration featuring live music, local food vendors, beer garden, and more! This event also offers free photos for all participants taken by professional photographers who capture each runner crossing their finish line so you can always remember your accomplishment long after the race has ended.
Overall if you’re looking for an exhilarating yet scenic half marathon experience then look no further than East Providence’s Black Goose Half Marathon! With its gorgeous coastal views combined with friendly crowd support it’s easy to see why this race has become one of Rhode Island’s favorite events every year!