About Race the State

Race the State – RI

Race the State utilizes the geography of Rhode Island to create a truly one of a kind race spanning Little Rhody!

5 Legs – 50 Miles

Race the State Rhode Island is made up of 5 legs: 4.4-mile run, 2.5-mile SUP, 7.3 mile run, 5.6 mile kayak & a 28.5 mile bike

Support Team

A support crew is a critical member of your team. Or, you can opt to have us provide your support crew for you!


With paddle boarding, kayaking and cycling your equipment is critical to a successful race, check out our recommendations.

Race Results

Congratulations to all competitors! Results from 2015, '16 and '17 can be viewed by clicking on the trophy to your left.

Course Info & Map

Race the State Updates

2018 Race the State Postponed

2018 Race the State postponed to 2019 To all of our supporters and competitors, Due to a number of circumstances, we regrettably have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2018 edition of Race the State. After three successful editions of Race the State, we have been searching for ways to improve the competitor experience, increase

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2017 Wrap Up!

    Congratulations 2017 Race the State Competitors! View this email in your browser Congratulations 2017 Race the State Winners & Competitors Wow! Yesterday was a stunning day for the 3rd edition of Race the State sponsored by Bank Newport & Ocean Point Insurance! 19 individuals and 28 teams totaling 150 people took to the course yesterday

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23 Days Until Race the State 2017

  23 Days ’til Race the State! 23 days and counting until the 3rd edition of Race the State sponsored by Bank Newport & Ocean Point Insurance. This is definitely a race you won’t want to miss – we’ve surpassed all registration numbers from 2015 & 2016, plus we are very excited to tell you about all the giveaways

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Kayak Training Guide

Tim Dwyer’s Secrets To Staying Ahead In 2015, as part of Team Kettlebottom, the 4 person relay winning team, my kayak leg was about 20 minutes faster than the next competitor for several reasons. I expect that significant time gap to shrink as people learn how to paddle better, use the right gear and paddle

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May Update & Kayak Training Guide

    May Update & Kayak Training View this email in your browser May News Update Leg 4 Kayak Training Guide Things are heating up in RI and it’s time to get back on the water and start your kayak training! We caught up with Tim Dwyer and Mike Giles, who had the fastest kayak times

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April Update – New Start Time & Cycling Training Guide

    April News Update Ride, Baby, Ride! Leg 5 Bike Training Guide Plus 2017 Race Start Time Change   We’re just over 3 months to the start of the 3rd edition of Race the State and now with the warmer weather, it’s a perfect time to start your bike training. We caught up with

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Race the State Partners

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