NE Distance picks up speed with downtown community 5K May 19

NE Distance picks up speed with downtown community 5K May 19

WOONSOCKET - A new organization has matched inspiring, top-level runners with city youth programs that can use their help, and it's gaining momentum, with plans for a downtown road race and a summer camp, and the involvement of athletic record holders and former Olympians.

NE Distance will hold a Community Downtown 5K on Sunday, May 19, starting at 9 a.m. The race is open to the public, and participants, including both members of running clubs and city kids who have been training with the help of elite runner David Goodman, will charge through the heart Woonsocket to compete for top prizes.


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