About Us

Gray Matter Marketing is a full service marketing and event management agency based in Newport, Rhode Island. Founded in 2012, the company has quickly built a reputation for excellent events and creative marketing. A portion of the proceeds from each event is donated to local non-profits.

Meet Our Team

Event Management

Our expertise in lifestyle event and sport management provides our participants with first-class experiences, ranging from long-distance road races to food and beverage festivals. We have successfully executed events throughout New England and beyond.

Our Events

Marketing Consulting

We offer a wide-range of marketing skills and efforts. Utilizing tried-and-true techniques acquired through experience and incorporation of the latest technologies, we will create a personalized plan that will deliver results and maximize potential.

Our Services

Upcoming Events

Craft Brew Races

Craft Brew Races

March – December

The Craft Brew Races is a series of 5k road races followed by a craft beer festival. More than simply an event, it is a community-building celebration that toasts local, authentic character while attracting visitors to noteworthy destinations.

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Ocean Road 10k

Ocean Road 10k

October 4, 2015

The Ocean Road 10K is a scenic 6.2-mile course, showcasing Rhode Island’s grandiose and beachside beauty along the Narragansett Bay. Named “Best 10K Northeast” in 2014 by Competitor Magazine.

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Newport Marathon

Newport Marathon

October 11, 2015

The Newport Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on October 11, 2015. The only marathon and half-marathon in Newport, Rhode Island, the race will feature all of the beauty and grandeur the City By The Sea has to offer.

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Pell Bridge Run

Pell Bridge Run

October 25, 2015

Sponsored by Citizens Bank and the Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority, this unique event takes participants across the iconic Pell Bridge, connecting Newport and Jamestown. All of the proceeds of this event are donated to local charities.

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