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CVS Caremark Downtown 5K

The downtown Providence running season isn’t over yet! Sunday, September 16th is a race day featuring the CVS Caremark Downtown 5K, the Tufts Health Plan High School Inspirational 3K and a variety of youth races. You can create a team representing a company, college, health club or other group, or simply run on your own.

The 5K starts on Francis Street near Providence Place at 11:15 AM, and heads south on Memorial Boulevard and Eddy Street before crossing the river on Point Street. The course continues along South Water Street before turning north on South Main and South Water. The 3K starts at 12:15 PM and doesn’t include the portion on the East Side. At 1 PM, there will be an awards presentation on the State House lawn, followed by entertainment.  

If you’d rather volunteer than run, click here! Otherwise, be a loud, supportive spectator, and pay attention to street closures that day. Visit for more details.