• RI 6 Hour Streakers – Michael Vincent

    With the 5th running of the Rhode Island 6 Hour Ultramarathon & Relay quickly approaching, I thought it would be fun to "meet the runners" that have been dedicated to running Rhode Island's ONLY ultra marathon every year it has happened.  The 6 runners that have run the first 4 races all plan on coming back...which I was extremely happy to hear. I sent the 6 of them some general questions about them and the race. ...

    Posted at August 16, 2013 | By : | Categories : RI 6 Hour | 2 Comments
  • 2013 Run with the Beavers Trail Race

    July 13th marks the 2nd Annual Run with the Beavers Trail Race presented by Counseling Services of Rhode Island.  The race is held in Casmir Pulaski Memorial Park in Chepachet, RI.  The park has plenty of parking and great bathroom facilities.  Another great amenity is the beach at Peck Pond which will feel great after running through the ...

    Posted at July 8, 2013 | By : | Categories : RTB Trail Race | 0 Comment
  • 2013 Presenting Sponsor – Counseling Services of RI

    A Better Pace is proud to announce that we have a presenting sponsor on board this year for the Run with the Beavers Trail Race and the Rhode Island 6 Hour Ultramarathon & Relay. Counseling Services of RI is a  Mental Health Counseling Group that conducts Individual, Couples, Family and Group Counseling. They also specialize in Assessments and Counseling for Sexual Abuse, Sexual Offender, and Fire-Setter.  We have day, night and weekend appointments.  Counseling ...

    Posted at April 20, 2013 | By : | Categories : Sponsors | 0 Comment
  • New England (and New York and Ontario) Spring Marathons

    For some people January marks the beginning of marathon training in New England.  Sometimes this becomes tough as cold and snow make road conditions and motivation tough.  If you haven't signed up for your Spring/Summer marathon yet, do so now.  It is a great way to keep going through the cold dark winter months.                 Below is a listing of many of the marathons that are available in ...

    Posted at January 21, 2013 | By : | Categories : Race Schedule | 0 Comment
  • Going for the three-peat

    acidotic RACING made their RI 6 Hour debut in 2010, they won that event with 22 laps 59+ miles.  They came into the 2011 race with a goal of hitting 60 miles, but came away with another 22 laps, but in a shorter time, just shy of having enough time to make that 23rd lap.  Will they be able to get the 23rd lap this year? and will anyone else challenge ...

    Posted at October 4, 2012 | By : | Categories : RI 6 Hour | 0 Comment
  • New England Fall Marathons

    If you live in New England and are looking for a local fall marathon, you don't have to travel very far.  There are choices from September through December and even into the winter months if you are looking for something a little later in the season.  Below is a quick round up of some of  New England and New York's fall marathons.  Which one will you be running?

    Posted at August 6, 2012 | By : | Categories : Race Schedule | 0 Comment