Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call + 1 284 346-6397 or 393-6397 or 1-284-494-1338-office; ads call 440-6666                               Tune into CBN-Telv chan 51 @ 6:00am; 12:00noon; 6:30pm & 10:00pm for Daily Caribbean News updates from Nevis; St. kitts; Dominica; St. Maarten & Barbados: CBN- keeps you connected to the rest of the World

New course for BVI Half Marathon this Sunday

The 12th edition of the Deloitte/Ogier BVI Half Marathon will be held this Sunday, December 3, 2017. Photo: Facebook
Runners get on their way in the 10th annual Deloite-Ogier BVI Sunrise Half Marathon on Saturday December 5, 2015. Photo: Todd Vansickle/Facebook/File
Runners get on their way in the 10th annual Deloite-Ogier BVI Sunrise Half Marathon on Saturday December 5, 2015. Photo: Todd Vansickle/Facebook/File
Julius Farley will go into the 12th BVI Half Marathon on Sunday December 3, 2017 as one of the favourites to take the title and which will add to his VG Half Marathon crown earlier this year. Photo: Dean H. Greenaway aka 'The Sportsman'/File
Julius Farley will go into the 12th BVI Half Marathon on Sunday December 3, 2017 as one of the favourites to take the title and which will add to his VG Half Marathon crown earlier this year. Photo: Dean H. Greenaway aka 'The Sportsman'/File
The 2016 BVI Half Marathon had seen Ruth Ann David (right) break her own course record, finishing just behind Reuben J. A. Stoby. Photo: Dean 'The Sportsman' Greenaway/File
The 2016 BVI Half Marathon had seen Ruth Ann David (right) break her own course record, finishing just behind Reuben J. A. Stoby. Photo: Dean 'The Sportsman' Greenaway/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 12th edition of the Deloitte/Ogier BVI Half Marathon will be held this Sunday, December 3, 2017 and will see runners on a new course.

Unlike previous years when the race started at the A.O. Shirley Ground and took athletes all the way to Pockwood Pond and return to the Mondo track for the finish, Sunday’s race will start and finish at the Tortola Sports Club (TSC) in Pasea Estate.

The race will comprise a course of 13.1 miles and a 10k.

The BVI Half Marathon starts at 7:00 A.M. and the 10k either 7:00am or 8:00am, according to race coordinator Kay Reddy.

The course

The Half Marathon course comprises two loops from TSC to Sea Cows Bay, around Sensus gym building and return to TSC. The 10k is just one loop to the gate at Sensus car park at Manuel Reef and back.

There is an entry fee of $20 and registration will be on Saturday December 2, 2017 at TSC between 3:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M.   

There will be two water stops, opposite Peebles Hospital and at Sensus, which means there are 7 water stops in total along the course, about every 2 miles.

“DELOITTE/OGIER are determined to snag best waterstop back from Sensus the defending water-stop champions,” Ms Reddy highlighted.

There will be small cash prizes for the half marathon winners.

“Several fun categories may also be awarded depending if anyone runs dressed in galvanised or wellies.”

Corporate group and teams can enter at their discretion.

2 Responses to “New course for BVI Half Marathon this Sunday”



Create a comment


Create a comment

Disclaimer: Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) welcomes your thoughts, feedback, views, bloggs and opinions. However, by posting a blogg you are agreeing to post comments or bloggs that are relevant to the topic, and that are not defamatory, liable, obscene, racist, abusive, sexist, anti-Semitic, threatening, hateful or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be excluded permanently from making contributions. Please view our declaimer above this article. We thank you in advance for complying with VINO's policy.

Follow Us On

Disclaimer: All comments posted on Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) are the sole views and opinions of the commentators and or bloggers and do not in anyway represent the views and opinions of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Virgin Islands News Online and its parent company.