NEWPORT, R.I. – Registrations are now being accepted at www.salve.edu/run for Salve Regina’s 14th annual 5K Mansion Run and Walk that starts and finishes on the University’s historic campus. The event will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 during the university’s celebration of Fall Festival Weekend.
Open to the general public, the U.S.A. Track & Field-sanctioned 3.1-mile course weaves participants in a scenic tour past many Gilded Age mansions. Proceeds from the event will support Friends of Seahawk Athletics.
The road race annually attracts several hundred participants from the Salve Regina community and the general public. Prizes include $150 for the first place male and female, $100 for the second place male and female and $50 for the third place male and female.
Registration is $10 for current Salve Regina students and $20 for all others. Team discounts are available at $15 per runner. Free Mansion Run T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 400 paid registrants.
People may register online by visiting www.salve.edu/run. Race-day registration, which is $20 for all registrants (including Salve Regina students and teams), will begin at 7 a.m. in the Rodgers Recreation Center on Salve Regina’s campus.