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USA Track & Field - New England
20 Kilometer Race Walk Championship
and 5 Kilometer Race Walk
Sunday, June 10, 2001
Charlestown, Rhode Island

Where Ninigret Park, Off US Route 1, Charlestown, Rhode Island
When 9:00 a.m. - 5 Kilometer Race Start
9:45 a.m. - 20 Kilometer Race Start
Women & Men race together for both races
Prizes First 3 Women & First 3 Men in 20K;
First Man and Women in 5K.
Entries Forms/Fees

The Entry Form may be printed here.
20K - $10.00 pre-registered by 6/3/2001, $12.00 after 6/3/2001
5K - $8.00 pre-entry or post-entry.

This is a USATF event. A current USATF registration card is required. If you need a membership application, click here to signup on-line. Call the USATF-NE office (617-566-7600) for more information.

The Course

The USATF Certified Course is a loop inside the park of 1375 meters. 14.75 laps of the course makes up 20 kilometers.


From the North (Boston, Providence): I-95 south through Providence. About 10 miles south of Providence take left lane Exit 9 onto RI Route 4 South towards Narragansett and Newport. This will eventually merge with US Route 1. Follow US Route 1 approximately 30 miles to Charlestown. Watch for Ninigret Park signs. You will need to make a U-turn to get to Ninigret Park. Race course is just beyond tennis courts near entrance.

From the West (New London, New Haven): Take I-95 north to Exit 92 onto Connecticut Route 2 South. Go about 2 miles and take RI Route 78 East toward Westerly beaches. After passing 3 exits, make left at your first traffic light onto US Route 1 East. Follow US Route 1 about 8 miles to Ninigret Park.

Note: Don't confuse Ninigret Park with Ninigret Wildlife Refuge. They're contiguous but is Ninigret Wildlife Refuge is federal property. Ninigret Park is operated by the Town of Charlestown, RI.

Additional Information If you need more information, you can contact Joe Light at 401/596-3173, ( or Ken Mattsson 617/576-9331 at (

Our Thanks to the Town of Charlestown, Rhode Island for the use of Ninigret Park!

Co-sponsored by:

USATF-NE 20K Race Walk Championship
June 10, 2001
Charlestown, RI

Mail check (payable to USATF-NE) and entry to:
NE 20K, c/o Justin Kuo, 39 Oakland Road, Brookline, MA 02445

Category: 20k Race Walk:_______
$10 by 6/3/2001
$12 after 6/3/2001
5k Race Walk: _______
$8 pre or post

Name: __________________________________ Sex: M F Age(6/10/01):_________

USATF Registration number: _________________________ Club: ______________

Address: ___________________________________ Phone # ___________________


Signature: __________________________________________ Date: ______________
Parent if under 18 years of age

I am participating in the above walking event on my own accord, am in reasonably healthy physical shape, and am responsible for my own actions and safety. In consideration of accepting my entry, I, the undersigned, intending to be legally bound, hereby waive and release any and all rights and claims for losses and damages that I may have against the organizers of this event, New England Walkers, Cambridge Sports Union, USA Track & Field, the Town of Charlstown, any volunteers, municipalities, companies, fellow participants, and any other parties related to putting on the above mentioned event. This waiver of liability and as-sumption of risk is based upon RI Statute 7-6-9 entitled Exemption from Liability.

New England Walkers
39 Oakland Road
Brookline, MA 02245-6700
United States

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This page was last updated April 28, 2001.
Corrections? Contact Justin Kuo (617-731-9889)