Mount Hope Bridge 5K is Aug. 11

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Gray Matter Marketing and the Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Foundation are excited to announce the second annual Century 21 Topsail Realty Mt. Hope Bridge 5k! The race will start at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, and will give runners and walkers the unique opportunity of crossing Mt. Hope Bay by foot on the historic Mt. Hope Bridge. Participants will be shuttled from designated parking at Roger Williams University in Bristol to the race start in Portsmouth on Saturday morning.

100% of net proceeds benefit the Bristol Rotary and their partner charities.

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