The Newport Marriott is located just meters away from the race finish and the shuttles to the start line. Registration and bib-pick up will also be held at the Marriott.
25 America's Cup Avenue
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
Hotel Direct: 401-849-1000 (Mention the 2012 Pell Bridge Run)
Additional accommodations coming soon!
Parking: There is NO PARKING at the race start in Jamestown. All athletes must use the shuttles from Newport or be dropped off at the designated athlete drop off locations.
Shuttles: Shuttles will run from the Newport Convention and Visitors Bureau in Downtown Newport to the race starting line in Jamestown beginning at 4:30 a.m.
Drop Off Location: Athletes wishing to be dropped off near the starting line coming from Newport will take the East Shore Rd exit just after the toll plaza and head north on East Shore Road until they arrive at the designated drop off location.
Athletes coming from the West Bay will take the first exit in Jamestown and follow signage to the designated drop-off location. NO PEDESTRIANS ARE ALLOWED TO EXIT THEIR VEHICLES ON Route 138.
The Newport/Pell Bridge will not be shut down on race day. Runners will run on the right side of the bridge with two lane car traffic running in the two left lanes. Delays can be expected on the bridge. Small parts of East Shore and Canonicus Roads in Jamestown will be closed from 5:30-7:00 a.m. on race day. In Downtown Newport, small portions of Farewell St. and Thames St. will be closed from 6:45-8:00 a.m.
NOVEMBER 10, 2013