Our History

The Newport Chapter of the Surface Navy Association invites you to join us for the 91st running of the SNA 5K By The Bay, a Newport tradition. This semi-annual road race is held on scenic Naval Station Newport (RI) and is open to the public. This scenic course winds along the beautiful Narragansett Bay with spectacular views of the Newport Bridge, Naval War College, Naval Station Newport and Surface Warfare Officers School.



We appreciate the support of our generous sponsors. If you would like to donate to the SNA 5K please contact us! 


 Online registration is now closed    same day registration available for those with base access.    

5K By the Bay

Surface Navy Association - Newport Chapter

Race Information:

The SNA 5K By the Bay is a USATF Certified Course (Certificate Number: RI13006RN). The course is relatively flat with a strong head wind coming off of the harbor. 

This is a non-federal entity. It is not a part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status.

Spring sponsors: