Tradition" - a 4.8 Mile Road Race
& the 19th Pike's Peak Races for Kids at 8:30 a.m.
(approx. 400 meters for ages
4-6, 7-9 and 10-12,
starting at 8:30 a.m. so please be registered by 8:15 a.m.)
Registration at the Community Center beginning at 7:00 a.m.
13, 2013, 9:00 a.m. start
on The Common in Little Compton, RI
RACE RESULTS FOR 2012
Chris Zablocki from Essex, CT, and
Juliane Masciana from Austin, TX
win the 31st Little Compton 4.8 Mile Race.
Results ~ Photos from the 2012 Race
From ages 3 to 82 - runners love the Little Compton Summer Race!
Race photos this year provided by Jack McCoy Photography.
VERY SCENIC COURSE
Length: 4.8 miles - a flat course measured by Ray Nelson
Click here to see course map
Two water stations on the course
Professionally timed by +ORGANIZATION
PLUS+ Road Race Management Services
Escorted by LC's finest
Medical assistance by LC's rescue
Officially blessed and sanctioned by USATF
United Congregational Church
"Race Committee", friends and volunteers
who are very humble
and perform brilliantly with expert technical assistance
from +Organization Plus+
Road Race Management Services.
PRIZES & CATEGORIES
CASH prizes for the top three men & women -
$300, $200, $100
Top three in each category get stuff, too!
Junior (19 & under)
Grand Veteran (70-79)
Much Admired (80+)
Little Compton (Genuine Local*)
*full-time, permanent resident
Bonus Prize for
New Course Records
A bonus prize purse of $500* will be given to the man or woman setting a new course record. Current record: Dylan Wykes ('07) 22:28 and Claudia Camargo ('07) 25:50.
* If both male & female set new records the purse will be split.
on line at www.active.com and save! Click here to sign up on line at a low fee of $23 - no
additional fee to register on line.
Mail in entry
fee $23 by postmarked by July 11th,
The Pike's Peak Races for Kids (approx. 400 meters
for ages 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12) start at 8:30 a.m. but must be registered by 8:15 a.m. Entry fee is $13 on line or by mail if
received by July 11th or $15 on race day. T-shirts to the first 125 kids.
Races for ages 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12.
FROM PROVIDENCE: From Route 95, take Route 195 East to Fall River; take Route 24 South (disregarding "Rt. 81 - Little Compton"). Continue to the 2nd Tiverton exit marked "Sakonnet". Take a left at the end of the ramp and head south on Route 77 approx. 10 miles along the coast. After entering Little Compton, follow sign to "THE COMMONS” turning left off Route 77.
FROM BOSTON: Take Route 24 South through Fall River and proceed as above.
FROM THE CAPE: Take Route 195 West to Route 24 and proceed as above.
FROM SOUTH COUNTY/NEWPORT: Take the Newport Bridge; follow signs to Route 24 North; while on Route 24, go over the Sakonnet River Bridge. Take the 1st exit (Tiverton) to Route 77 South and proceed as above.
POST RACE EVENTS
Refreshments for participants.
Visit the United Congregational Church Summer Fair after the race!
Need more information?
Call or stop by the church office (401) 635-8472 or
Contact our technical director, Meredith Nelson at (401) 885-1382 or by
The Inaugural Pike's Peak Races for Kids 12 and under was held 18 years ago with about 20 kids running.
This year there were over 125 runners from ages 3-12.
Off they go!
The kids receive ribbons when they finish the race as well as a certificate for a cone of ice cream!
Veteran Runners came out in large numbers at the 28th Little Compton Race. In the Veterans Division (60-69) there were 13 women and 40 men. In the Grand Veterans Division (70+), there were 12 men, two in their eightys!
Here are some of them:
L-R: Stanley Sorrentino, (knealing) Charles Arruda, Eddie Fromm, (center) Joe Pascale, (back row) Bill Oehlkers, Dennis Coffey, Victor Haddad, Ken Johnson, Dennis Branham, Wayne Peacock.
Grand Veterans not pictured: Harry Carter, John McGowan, Peter Monahan, Victor Haddad, Richard Silvestro.
In the 29th Little Compton Race, there were 14 women in the 60+ division, 41 men (60-69) and 11 men (70+) including one at age 86.
Long-standing course record for men and women finally falls in 2007!
Dylan Wykes of Providence and Claudia Camargo of Danbury, CT, set new course records at the 27th Little Compton Road Race.
The Men's Record (22:49) was previously held by Charles Spedding since 1984. Other runners came close in the past few years, but Wykes finally crushed the record with his time of 22:38.
The Women's Record (25:45), held for the last three years by Marie Davenport, fell in 2007 to Claudia Camargo, a native of Argentina, clocking a time of 25:30, finishing in 4th place overall in a field of 490 finishers. Prior to Davenport's record, Judi St.Hillaire held the record since 1982 with her time of 26:14.
Wykes and Camargo each took home
$300 for the win plus another $250 from the bonus purse of $500 for a new course record.
See a chart of previous winners and course record holders in the 32 year history of the
Little Compton 4.8 Summer Road Race.