Registration is now open for the 2018 Mt. Hope Bridge 5k! The race is capped at 850 registrants. There is NO onsite registration.

100% of net proceeds benefit the Bristol Rotary and their partner charities.

Registration Information:

Entry Fees

$30 – Thru June 30
$35 – July 1 – August 10

Optional Mail In entry form

What Do I Get?

All event participants will receive a race bib and timing chip, event shirt and free parking and shuttle transportation to the race start.

Military Discount

The Mt. Hope Bridge Run extends its thanks to those serving our country. We invite active, reserve members and veterans of all military branches to email us to receive a discounted registration.

Race Capacity: 850

The Mt. Hope Bridge Run is limited to the first 850 registrants.

Bib & Shirt Pick-up:

Registered participants will receive a race bib number and event shirt at bib pick-up which will be held on race morning, August 11 at Roger Williams University. ALL PARTICIPANTS must pick up their race bibs and take the shuttles from Bristol on race day. There will be no bib pick-up in Portsmouth.

Race Day – Roger Williams University, Bristol, R.I. 5:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Pick-Up Location: Parking lot off of Old Ferry Road, Bristol

Participants may pick-up bibs and shirts for friends and family, but must provide a copy of the ID or a photo of the ID on their phone for verification.


Here at Gray Matter Marketing, we recognize that life happens. Our defined refund, deferment and transfer policies allow runners to delay participation by a year or give someone else the chance to run in their place, both for a fee and before a specific deadline. Fees and deadlines are outlined on each event website, as well as in each registration waiver. Exceptions to this policy will not be granted for any reason, including injury, pregnancy, and family emergencies. We regret that we cannot make exceptions.


Absolutely no requests after: June 28, 2018

Registered runners may request a full-refund of their paid fee up to 45 days prior to the event. No refunds will be granted in the final 45 days before the event. Please contact us about refunds at


Absolutely no requests after: August 4, 2018

A request must be sent no later than one week prior to the event by the runner who purchased the registration with the name, adress, email, gender and date of birth of the runner taking their place to A registration transfer processing fee of $15 will be incurred.


Absolutely no requests after:August 4, 2018

A deferred registration is $20. Those who request to defer to the following event year will be provided with a registration link and instructed to register within one week of receiving the deferral link. Upon receiving a confirmation email after registering the deferral, they will be registered for the coming year’s event and it will require no further action. Contact us at to request a deferral.


There is always the potential for extreme or severe weather conditions. Race organizers will do as much as we can to ensure the experience is as safe as possible. In the event of severe weather, the race may be delayed as race officials consult public safety officers. If there is more than a short delay, if conditions persist, or the forecast calls for extreme weather, race officials reserve the right to alter or cancel the race. Entry fees are non-refundable. Please check the website, our Facebook page and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations. All entry fees are non-refundable, and there will be no-rain date.

Course Map

Other Events

4 Bridges Ride

September 16, 2018
Four bridges. Twenty-six miles. One unique experience. The 4 Bridges Ride is a not-for-profit event that allows cyclists the one-of-a-kind opportunity to bike across RI’s beautiful bridges.

Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run

October 21, 2018
Sponsored by Citizens Bank and the Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority, this annual event takes participants across the iconic Pell Bridge, connecting Newport and Jamestown.

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