2010-09-16 / About Town

5K Coast Run to benefit R.I. Sea Grant

Rhode Island Sea Grant will hold a 5K Coast Run this Sunday, Sept. 19, to raise money for its student fellowship programs. The programs offer college students the opportunity to explore careers and gain valuable experience in marine-related fields.

The course will start and end at Roger Wheeler State Beach, taking runners through the scenic town of Galilee.

Race time is 10 a.m.; registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at Roger Wheeler State Beach.

The registration fee is $25 online at www.strands.com/events; $30 on race day, $15 for college students, and free for ages 12 and under.

Walkers are welcome, but no strollers or dogs.

The race will be held rain or shine. Awards will be presented to the top male and female finishers. A free brunch and $2 Narragansett drafts will be available at George’s of Galilee at 11:30 a.m.

Contact Meredith Haas at 874-6019 or haas.meredith@gmail. com for more information.

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