Newport Night Run

Newport's first and only nighttime race will be held on Friday, April 1 and will benefit the Newport Public Education Foundation.


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5 Kilometers | 7:30 p.m. | April 1, 2016

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Newport Night Run

A Race for Education.

Race Night Info

Online registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available on Friday, beginning at 5:30 PM in the Rogers High School in the auditorium. Runners will be escorted to the starting line at 7:25 p.m. The race will start promptly at 7:30 p.m.


The Newport Night Run is a rain or moonlight event. In the event of extreme and 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. Please check the website, our Facebook page and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations.


Event parking is available at Rogers High School in the lots off of Wickham Rd. and Old Fort Rd (map). We encourage participants to carpool and arrive early as parking lot spaces are limited at the High School. Additional overflow street parking is available on Old Fort Rd (map) and the surrounding neighborhood.


Welcome to the third annual Newport Night Run, a Race for Education. The 5k is Newport’s only nighttime race and will be held on Friday, April 1st at 7:30 p.m. The run is a fundraiser for the Newport Public Education Foundation.

The 2016 race has moved from its traditional winter date to a new spring run. Less snow! Fewer layers! We're also exited to offer a fun new, tranquil course starting at Rogers High School. Course Map

Our Mission

100% of all sponsorship fees benefit the NPEF and a portion of every registration will also go directly to this amazing cause.

The NPEF is an independent, non-profit whose mission is to improve the performance of Newport public school children by enhancing their educational opportunities and by building broad-based community support for quality public education.

Become a Sponsor Sponsorship Information (PDF)


Register Now

Mail-In Entry Form (optional for those who don't wish to register online.)

Early Bird (thru Feb. 29): Adult $27, Student $23
Regular (March 1 - March 30): Adult $31, Student $27

Onsite registration will be $35 for adults and $31 for students.
Online registration closes at midnight on Wednesday, March 30.

Entry Fees

Entry fees include an official event shirt and finish line refreshments. Although additional charitable fundraising is appreciated, no additional fundraising is required to participate in the run/walk.

Event Shirts

An event t-shirt will be given to the first 750 registrants that have pre-registered by March. 30. T-shirt size is subject to availability. Participants that arrive to registration early have the best opportunity to secure the size they would like. Choosing a size on our on-line registration does not guarantee that your size will be available at packet pick up. Walk-up registrations are not guaranteed a shirt.

Onsite Registration & Bib Pick Up

Registered participants will receive a race bib and timing chip at registration which will be held:
April 1 (Race Night): Rogers High School (map)- 5:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.

Onsite registration will be $35 for adults and $31 for students.

Runners can pick up their bib and timing chip on race night, it is strongly recommended that runners arrive early to alleviate race night delays.


Runners will be able to park at Rogers High School. Please arrive early to avoid delays.

No Refunds

Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Additional Questions?

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please review our frequently asked questions or do not hesitate to contact us at Gray Matter Marketing