Gray Matter Marketing is thrilled to announce that three of the company’s events have been shortlisted for the Top 100 Races in the USA by national online race review website Bibrave.com. The BibRave 100 breaks the races into categories by distance. The Amica Newport Marathon and...

If you’ve been a fan of Gray Matter Marketing for a while, you might notice that many of our events share some similar interests or themes. We focus on fitness, in particular running, or festivals, particularly those involving local and regional craft beer. Sometimes, like...

Spectators are an integral part of a great race atmosphere. Runners at the BankNewport 10 Miler are tackling an impressive distance, and having cheering fans, friends and family along the course is often an extra push of motivation! Hand-operated noisemakers such as cowbells, funny costumes,...

It’s no secret that Gray Matter Marketing loves the 10 mile race distance. This year’s BankNewport 10 Miler will be the sixth edition of the local favorite race, but we’ve also added two new 10 milers to our portfolio. The inaugural Vermont 10 Miler took place in...

Though we've been struggling through what Newporters have dubbed "June-uary," Sunday was a breath of early summer just in time for the fifth annual Newport 10 Miler. 3,000 runners from 32 states and 11 countries arrived at Fort Adams bright and early to run one...