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August 03, 2024

2024 Block Island Triathlon

Fred Benson Town Beach Pavilion • Corn Neck Road Block IslandRI  02807 Organized by Town of New Shoreham

About this event

The Island's largest and most popular race begins with a 1/4 mile open water ocean swim; followed by 12 miles of biking over rolling hills with breathtaking views of the island. The last stretch is a 4 mile run on beautiful Crescent Beach.


Questions? Call Dave or Dawn 401-466-3223. email: dsniffen@newshorehamri.gov.



Event details and schedule

The race begins at 9:00 a.m.There is a 6:00am boat departing Point Judith race morning. If you aren't on the island Friday night, you will be required to take this boat. Please don't forget to buy a ticket for your bike.  If you plan on being on island Friday night, make reservations now. If the ferry is cancelled race day, or there is severe weather; the race will be cancelled. Race fee is non-refundable.

Roads are NOT closed during the bike portion.

Helmets for the bike portion of the race are MANDATORY!!!!

Anyone not wearing a helmet for ANY portion of the bike segment will be disqualified!!!


There will be NO day of registration. The last day to register for this event will be Thursday August 1st online only!

Packet pickup will be held from 5 to 6 Friday August 2nd  and on Saturday August 3rd from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at Fred Benson Town Beach

 Covid restrictions may be in place at the time of the race. All participants must follow the established Covid protocols that are in place at race time or they will not be allowed to participate


To purchase Ferry Tickets for the 6 a.m. ferry go to:


Tickets for the special charter go on sale a few weeks before the race, check the website for availabilty.

 This boat is a special charter and wont be on their normal schedule


Fred Benson Town Beach Pavilion

Corn Neck Road Block IslandRI  02807

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