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Event Forecast: Jamestown Half-Marathon

The Jamestown Half Marathon will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018.  The event is set on picturesque Conanicut Island and looks out over Narragansett Bay and the Newport Pell Bridge, the largest suspension bridge in New England.  The course features vivid landscapes, winding roads, historic Watson Farm as well as the village of Jamestown with its small shops and quaint restaurants.  The Tufts Health Plan Half Marathon will start at 7 am.

  • Half Marathon Packet Pick up and Registration
    • Time: 5:30 – 6:45 AM
      Location:  Fort Getty, Jamestown
  • Half Marathon Race Start
    • Time: 7 AM
    • Location:  Bottom of Fort Getty Rd, Jamestown, RI


A cold front will be moving through Rhode Island early Saturday morning. It may bring a passing shower before 9 a.m., but it does not look very wet for the race. It will be muggy overnight Friday into early Saturday, with the humidity falling quickly after the front passes and the wind shifts to the northwest. This should happen sometime between 7:30-8:30 a.m. Expect some clouds throughout the morning, and the wind may gust over 20 mph as the front passes. Temperatures will be in the upper 60s to low 70s.

Saturday 7 AM
Mostly cloudy, chance of a passing shower
SW 10-15 mph
Near 70° (muggy)

Saturday 9 AM
Partly to mostly cloudy
Near 70° with lowering humidity
NW 10-25 mph

Saturday 11 AM
Partly sunny
Near 70° noticeably less humid
NW 10-15 mph

Fred Campagna

President and Chief Meteorologist - Right Weather LLC AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist #756 AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist #126

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