Race Information:

October 29th 2016, 9am at Naval Station Newport. For more info and registration click "Race Information" at the top. This race is professionally chip timed.  We ask that you please come out and help support the Surface Navy Association and enjoy a beautiful run on Narraganset Bay!

Fall sponsors:

Surface Navy Association - Newport Chapter

5K By the Bay

Important Note:  Runners who do not normally have access to Naval Station Newport MUST register by October 18 2016 or you will be denied access at the gate on race day.


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

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.

Our History

The Newport Chapter of the Surface Navy Association invites you to join us for the 96th 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.