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Run Barbados Marathon, Half Marathon & Fun Run
December 1, 2017 - December 3, 2017
Run Barbados Marathon
Presenting the 35th edition of Run Barbados. Races include: Cave Shepherd Marathon, Fortress Half-Marathon, Colombian Emeralds Int’l 10K, Cave Shepherd Visa Credit Card 5K, Ganzee 5K Walk for Charity (supporting the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados) and the Signia Fun Mile.
Run Barbados boasts “Starts and Finishes” by the sea, spectacular scenery along coastal roads and historic routes through a UNESCO World Heritage site! Enjoy local steel pan on the routes, run through the finish, collect your medal and jump into the crystal waters of the magnificent Carlisle Bay, a protected marine park lined with a mile of white sand beach.
Highlights include: Five running races over three days, pasta party, finisher medals, chip timing, steel pan on routes, island style entertainment, beach party, cash prizes in 10K, Half and Marathon and more.
Eighty percent of our competitors join us from across the globe. In 2016 we welcomed recreational to elite runners from Canada, USA, France, Spain, Germany, Malaysia, Colombia, Venezuela, UK, Sweden and many Caribbean islands. World champions and Olympians have joined us since inception in 1983.
Apres run, allow time to soak up the sea and the sun, immerse yourself in the island’s unique culture, enjoy the wide selection of dining experiences and visit wonderful attractions.
Friday Dec. 1
Signia Fun Mile: 8pm
Saturday Dec. 2
Cave Shepherd VISA Credit Card 5K: 4pm
Colombian Emeralds International 10K: 4.45pm
Sunday Dec. 3
Cave Shepherd Marathon: 5am
Fortress Half Marathon: 5am
Ganzee 5K Walk for Charity: 7am
All events start and end at the Bay Street Esplanade, except the Fun Mile which starts at the Barbados Museum and ends at the Esplanade.