25 Caribbean Marathons & Half Marathons

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Want to see a lot of a Caribbean destination in a short period of time? If yes, consider training for and running one or more of the Caribbean marathons or half marathons. After completion, you can continue your holiday by relaxing and recuperating at the beach and taking dips in the therapeutic waters of the Caribbean Sea. You can then also circle back to visit some of the historical and beautiful places you’ve seen while running.

So which race should you run? Well, our research uncovered 25 Caribbean marathons or half marathons organized across 17 Caribbean destinations. Most of the courses for these Caribbean marathons and half marathons are flat, fast and beautifully scenic. So hone in on the month, Caribbean destination and get cracking with your training program. Not only will be improving your physical fitness as you train for your race but you’ll also be ensuring that you look your best as you take photographs with beautiful Caribbean scenery in the backdrop!

JANUARY

1. Marathon Bahamas
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay, 5K

2. Bermuda Marathon Weekend
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, Street Mile, Bermuda Triangle Challenge

3. Let’s Go Haiti Marathon
Races: Marathon, Kids Fun Run

4. Trinidad & Tobago International Marathon
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K

5. St Croix Scenic 50
Races: Ultra Marathon

FEBRUARY

6. Maratón San Blas – Puerto Rico
Races: Half Marathon, 5K, Fun Run

MARCH

7. Kingston City Run
Races: Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

8. Puerto Rico Marathon (now discontinued)
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon

APRIL

9. Punta Cana Marathon
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K

MAY

10. Appleby Bermuda Half Marathon Derby
Races: Half Marathon

11. Semi-Marathon des Abymes  – Guadeloupe
Races: Half Marathon

12. Virgin Gorda Half Marathon
Races: Half Marathon

13.  Tobago Sea to Sea Marathon
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

JUNE/JULY/AUGUST

no major races
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Jamaica: Reggae Marathon Runners at the 2013 Reggae Marathon in Jamaica. Photo credit: ©Reggae Marathon.

SEPTEMBER

14. Nevis Marathon
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

OCTOBER

15. UWI SPEC International Half Marathon
Races: Half Marathon

NOVEMBER

16. Bahamas Half Marathon & 10K
Races: Half Marathon, Relay, 10K

17. BVI Half Marathon
Races: Half Marathon

18. Divas Half Marathon – Puerto Rico
Races: Half Marathon, 5K

19. Havana Marathon
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K

20. KLM Curaçao Marathon
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

21. Martinique Half Marathon
Races: Half Marathon

DECEMBER

22. Run Barbados
Races: Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Fun Mile

23. Cayman Islands Marathon
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon, Relay, Kids Fun Run

24. Reggae Marathon – Jamaica
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K

25. St Croix International Marathon
Races: Marathon, Half Marathon

Remember, for flight and hotel deals to the Caribbean, check out our Caribbean travel partner, Expedia.com.

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Running is a great way to maintain ones fitness. However, it can become quite monotonous. So to maintain your fitness motivation, consider training for and traveling to the Caribbean to take part in one of these 25 Caribbean marathons or half-marathons. It’s a great way to see a lot of a Caribbean destination in a short period of time. Also after completing, you can continue your vacation by relaxing and recuperating at the beach and taking dips in the therapeutic waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Top photo: Runners lining up for the 2013 Havana Marathon in Cuba. Photo credit: ©Havana Marathon.

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Ursula Petula Barzey

Ursula Petula Barzey

Founder | Digital Content Creator at Caribbean & Co.
Ursula Petula Barzey is a digital marketing professional and Founder of Caribbean & Co. which has allowed her to reconnect with her Montserratian and Caribbean roots!

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