Run Barbados Marathon 2022

Run Barbados Marathon is one of the oldest and probably the most prestigious racing events in the Caribbean. Thousands of racers including the word-level stars participate in this event and make it a fun-filled affair. It is a 2-day event and, believe us, these two days are going to be filled with unlimited fun and entertainment.

The slogan of the event is:  ‘come for the run, stay for the fun’.

With the slogan of the event, you can assume all about this mega-racing event. People from all over the world, especially racing lovers flock to Barbados during these two days and enjoy the event to the fullest. The event features different racing formats. 

Origin of the Run Barbados Marathon

The thing that puts this mega event apart from other events of the Caribbean is that it is one of the oldest events and has been in existence for around 4-5 decades. The event first took place in 1983 by two locals, Sir Austin Sealy and Carl Bayley. Initially, it was just another racing event but today, it turns out to be the biggest and the most popular road racing in the region.

Purpose of the Run Barbados Marathon

There is no such reason behind this event. It is not celebrated to commemorate someone’s birthday or some other big thing. The main purpose of the event is to just have a wonderful, entertaining and fun-filled time with people from different ethnicities. Since today it is one of the biggest racing events in the world, it is graced by many big racers too.

What happens in Run Barbados Marathon

Well, as you know that Run Barbados Marathon is all about racing it’s the racing and the racers that are the center attractions of the event. Racers participate in different race formats according to their capacity and keep the people engaged. The interesting thing about this race is that you will see every racer having a customized t-shirt. Plus, all participants will receive a uniquely-designed finisher medal as well. With the fact that the event usually takes place on the coastal side of Barbados, runners also get to enjoy the panoramic charm of the island.

Different formats of the Run Barbados Marathon

The 2022 Run Barbados Marathon is going to have different race formats including a 10k race, 5k run, 5k walk/hike, 7k, and 3k run. Each of these race formats will happen in a different time slot. If you wish to participate in any of these races, you can enroll in your name and participate.

What is unique about Run Barbados Marathon

There would be hundreds of races taking place every day in the world, then what is about Run Barbados Marathon that makes it so popular? There must be something special about this, no? Let us tell you that special thing. The unique thing that puts Run Barbados Marathon apart from the crowd is that thousands of participants participate in this mega-racing event. Despite the fact, the harmony and peace of the event are maintained well.

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Run Barbados Marathon 2022

Run Barbados Marathon has been taking place for decades and, in the same way, it is going to take the world by storm in 2022 too. However, there is something unique this year and it is the fact that the event is going to take place after a long gap of 2 years. Of course, it is an annual event and used to take place every year but it was ruined by Covid 19 in 2021. So, the participants as well as the audience are really excited about the event this year. It is going to be the 39th edition of the event this year.

Run Barbados Marathon 2022 schedule

RUN BARBADOS HALF MARATHON 2022 10th December

RUN BARBADOS 5K WALK 2022, 10 Dec

Event date: Sat, December 10, 2022

  • 5k Walk Sat. Dec. 10th – Non-Residents – 4pm
  • 5k Walk Sunday, Dec. 11th – Non-Residents – 7.30am start
  • 5k Walk Sat. Dec. 10th – Residents – 4pm start
  • 5k Walk Sunday, Dec. 11th – Residents -7.30am start

RUN BARBADOS 5K RACE 2022, 10 Dec

Event date: Sat, December 10, 2022

  • 5k Run Saturday, Dec. 10th at 4.30pm – Non-Residents
  • 5k Run Saturday, Dec. 10th at 4.30pm – Residents
  • 5k Run Saturday, Dec. 10th at 4.30pm – Kids under  12

RUN BARBADOS 10K RACE 2022, 10 Dec

Event date: Sat, December 10, 2022

  • 10k Run Saturday, Dec. 10th at 4.35pm – Non-Resident
  • 10k Run Saturday, Dec. 10th at 4.35pm – Residents
  • RUN BARBADOS MARATHON 2022
  • Event date: Sun, December 11, 2022
  • Marathon Sunday, Dec. 11th, 2022 at 5.30am – Residents
  • Marathon Sunday, Dec 11th, 2022 at 5.30am – Non-Residents

RUN BARBADOS HALF MARATHON 2022 11th December

Event date: Sun, December 11, 2022

  • Half-Marathon Sunday, Dec 11th,  5.30am – Residents
  • Half-Marathon Sunday, Dec 11th,  5.30am – Non-Resident

RUN BARBADOS 3K RACE 2022, 11th Dec

  • Event date: Sun, December 11, 2022
  • 3k Run Sunday, Dec. 11th at 5.50am – Non-Residents
  • 3k Run Sunday, Dec. 11th at 5.50am – Residents
  • 3k Run Sunday, Dec. 11th at 5.50am – Kids under 12 

RUN BARBADOS 7K RACE 2022, 11 Dec

Event date: Sun, December 11, 2022

  • 7k Run Sunday, Dec. 11th at 5.52am – Non-Residents
  • 7k Run Sunday, Dec. 11th at 5.52am – Residents
  • 7k Run Sunday, Dec. 11th at 5.52am – Kids 12 and Under

Other places to visit when you are in Barbados

When you are in Barbados to attend the Run Barbados Marathon, just don’t restrict yourself to that only. Make sure to explore the tourist glory of the island and cherish some wonderful memories. If you wonder whether you can start your journey from, let us help you with that. Here, we will tell you which places deserve your attention the most on the island.

  • Harrison’s cave eco-adventure park
  • Animal flower cave & restaurant
  • Barbados wildlife reserve
  • Andromeda botanic gardens
  • Sunbury plantation great house
  • St Lawrence Gap
  • Bridgetown
  • Carlisle Bay

Conclusion

What are you doing at this time of the year when everybody is rushing to Barbados to witness the mind-blowing glory of the Run Barbados Marathon. Just pack your bags and experience something different in Barbados.

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