Bahamas Half Marathon & 10k
24 November 2019
With the lure of a big city and the ease of tropical utopia, Nassau & Paradise Island are considered by many as, well, paradise. Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas, is a bustling metropolitan hub full of culture and modern amenities. To the north lies Paradise Island. Its name tells you everything. It’s 685 acres of pure euphoria, developed almost exclusively to delight and accommodate visitors. The island boasts resorts, hotels, restaurants, shops, nightlife, a golf course, an aquarium and a casino. Nassau, Bahamas is home to the Bahamas Half Marathon.The Bahamas Half Marathon course will start and finish at Arawak Cay. The course is an out and back along the Northern coastline of New Providence. The Bahamas Half Marathon is an event produced by Bahamas Roadmasters and Lee McCoy. The pair have extensive experience in putting on events in The Bahamas and around the world.The Bahamas Half Marathon’s event date is designed to coincide with training plans for Marathon Bahamas. Those training for the full marathon in January will have a half marathon to check their pace against.The event will be supported by local organizations and will also give back to the community. Stay tuned for more details!
Half MarathonThe start & finish of the race will be at Arawak Cay, a short distance West of downtown Nassau. The route heads West along Bay Street, through Cable Beach, and turns around before the Caves Village.10kThe start & finish of the race will be at Arawak Cay, a short distance West of downtown Nassau. The route heads West along Bay Street, through Cable Beach, and turns around on the new Cable Beach/West Bay St. road.5kThe start & finish of the race will be at Arawak Cay, a short distance West of downtown Nassau. The route heads West along Bay Street, and turns around at Bougainvillea Avenue just before “Go Slow Bend”.
The Ft. Charlotte area has ample parking for the event.
Gear check is at the Armored Car on the beachside of the start corral. Please use your clear gear check bag.
Water Stations: Approximately every 1-mile
All finishers will receive a custom participant’s medal. Overall awards and age-group awards will be presented.
The race will be timed using an RFID race system. Your timing chips are integrated into your bib, so please make sure you follow the instructions to ensure your time is accurate.
The half marathon course will be open for 4 hours after the start. After such time, any participants still left on the course should exercise caution and use sidewalks and paths where available.