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MARATHON BAHAMAS RACE WEEKEND

Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend is in it’s eighth annual running of the marathon, half marathon, relay and it’s seventh running and partnership with the Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® 5K, January 14-15, 2017.

Held on the idyllic island of the capital of The Bahamas, Nassau, which is immersed in history, natural charm, beauty, white-sand beaches, aquamarine waters and hospitable and welcoming residents, Marathon Bahamas has become the pre-eminent endurance event of the country. The Bahamas Marathon is a Boston Marathon Qualifier

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RACE INFORMATION


 
Transportation
Transportation will be available from Atlantis and can be purchased at the expo from the transportation company.
One way at $8   Round trip at $14

Marathon
Date: Sunday, January 15
Time: 6:00 am (EST)
Our Marathon features 26.2 miles of history, beauty, scenery and loaded with miles of ocean views. The fast, flat course (except for two bridges at mile 2) is ideal for those looking to achieve Boston qualifying times. If you’re searching for the ideal international winter running event with close proximity to the US, an ocean front start and finish, affordable accommodations and an incredible family vacation destination, Marathon Bahamas is for you!
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Half Marathon
Date: Sunday, January 15
Time: 6:00 am (EST)
The Half Marathon has quickly risen in popularity over the past few years. The flat course (with the exception of two bridges at mile 2) is ideal for all types of runners. Many participants have achieved their PRs at this event. For those beginning a new way of life in Health & Fitness, this is the perfect picturesque course for you to enjoy your run. This event is Walker Friendly. If you’re from out of town and searching for that Ideal Family Winter Destination running event, Marathon Bahamas’ Half Marathon is for you!
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Relay
Date: Sunday, January 15

Time: 6:00 am (EST)
If the thought of running a marathon or half marathon is a daunting task, then solicit some friends, family and colleagues to participate in the relay. The four-person relay is designed to build team spirit, engender camaraderie and foster positive corporate challenge as well as the obvious – physical fitness. There is a distance for everyone and school and corporate teams are encouraged. Teams will run the distance and compete for overall awards.
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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5k
Date: Saturday, January 14

Time: 7:00 am (EST)
The race is a 3.1 mile run/walk starting at Montagu Beach and finishing east of the ‘old’ Paradise Island bridge adjacent to the Police Station. By participating in the Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® 5k, you will experience an event that has changed the way the world views breast cancer. You can make a difference as you celebrate survivorship, honor those who have lost their battle, and most importantly, raise funds and awareness for the fight against this life-threatening disease.
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