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Photos: 2024 Bermuda Day Running Races

Photos: 2024 Bermuda Day Running Races

Lamont Marshall and Gayle Lindsey won Friday’s [May 24] Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, with both crossing the line in front of a large and enthusiastic crowd, and today’s festivities also included a youth and senior races. You can view all our ongoing live updates by clicking here and all our Bermuda Day coverage by clicking here. For... Read more of this article

Marshall And Lindsay Win May 24th Race

Marshall And Lindsay Win May 24th Race

Lamont Marshall and Gayle Lindsey have won the 2024 Bermuda Day Half-Marathon Derby titles, racing to victory this morning in front of a large and enthusiastic crowd. Lamont Marshall completed the new 13.1-mile course, starting on the junction of Cambridge Road and Somerset Road and finishing at the former finish line on Court Street, in 1hr 14min... Read more of this article

Public Service To Celebrate 115th Half Marathon

Public Service To Celebrate 115th Half Marathon

On Friday, May 24, 2024, the Bermuda Half Marathon Derby will celebrate its 115th Anniversary, and the Public Service will observe the milestone occasion with a series of wellness activities this week. A Government spokesperson said, “Tomorrow [Wednesday, May 22], public servants and members of the community will participate in a lunchtime Wellness... Read more of this article

Gayle Lindsay On May 24th Title Hopes

Gayle Lindsay On May 24th Title Hopes

[Written by Stephen Wright] Gayle Lindsay vividly remembers turning onto Dutton Avenue, looking longingly at the finish line, and realising she had “achieved something special” moments before winning her first Bermuda Half-Marathon Derby women’s race last year. The Scottish runner said she was proud to have etched her name into the history books... Read more of this article

Sean Trott On Bermuda Day Half-Marathon

Sean Trott On Bermuda Day Half-Marathon

[Written by Stephen Wright] Sean Trott hopes this will be the year he achieves his ambition of winning the Bermuda Half-Marathon Derby. Trott has finished runner-up four times, including last year’s controversial race when Kenyan Dennis Mbelenzi broke the tape but was deemed ineligible for the win as a non-resident. Bermudian Lamont Marshall, who... Read more of this article

Changes Made For 2024 Bermuda Day Race

Changes Made For 2024 Bermuda Day Race

Changes are being made to this year’s Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, with the finish line moving to Court Street, a requirement that participants be Bermudian or a Bermuda resident for at least 6 months, and the addition of the inaugural Senior Classic 2-Mile Run for persons 65 years or older. A spokesperson said, “Celebrating 115 years... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Race To Finish On Court Street

Bermuda Day Race To Finish On Court Street

The 2024 Bermuda Half Marathon Derby will finish on Court Street, with the organisers saying they ”look forward to the Court Street community and the community at large welcoming this race back home on Friday 24th May 2024.” Dr Gina Tucker told Bernews, “Since our announcement at the finish of the 2023 Derby, the committee has been... Read more of this article

Kallan Richardson Running Towards Success

Kallan Richardson Running Towards Success

[Written by Stephen Wright] Kallan Richardson is known for excelling in the classroom, graduating from Berkeley Institute and Bermuda College as a dual enrollment student aged 16 last year before earning an ABIR/Arch scholarship to attend St John’s University in Queens, New York. Richardson has also demonstrated his athletic prowess, finishing sixth... Read more of this article

Mbelenzi Comments On Bermuda Day Race

Mbelenzi Comments On Bermuda Day Race

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dennis Mbelenzi insists there is “no controversy” surrounding his recent participation in the Bermuda Half-Marathon Derby and hopes he did not cause any pain or upset by crossing the finish line first. Mbelenzi, who lived on the island from 2007 to 2019, was the first runner home on Friday [May 26], finishing... Read more of this article

Half Marathon Organisers On Rules & More

Half Marathon Organisers On Rules & More

Lamont Marshall is the official winner, the organisers apologize for any “misunderstanding or lack of communication regarding eligibility,” Dennis Mblenzi was well aware of the rules in advance, there are ways something like this can be handled moving forward and people are welcome to submit ideas, and overall the race saw thousands of... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Day Race Start In St George’s

Photos: Bermuda Day Race Start In St George’s

The air was charged with excitement and anticipation as athletes and spectators gathered in St. George’s to kick off the Bermuda Day festivities with the highly anticipated Sinclair Packwood Memorial Cycle Race and Bermuda Day Half-Marathon Derby. The annual event, steeped in tradition and sporting excellence, showcased the strength, endurance,... Read more of this article

Photos: 2023 Bermuda Half Marathon Derby

Photos: 2023 Bermuda Half Marathon Derby

Lamont Marshall and Gayle Lindsay were the official winners of the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby this morning [May 26] making their way from St George’s to Bernard’s Park. In a somewhat unusual circumstance, the first runner to cross the line was Dennis Mbelenzi, however he is technically not the winner as he is not a Bermudian or a resident.... Read more of this article

Video: Marshall & Lindsay Win Half Marathon

Video: Marshall & Lindsay Win Half Marathon

[Updated + Written by Stephen Wright] Lamont Marshall has become a four-times Bermuda Day Half-Marathon Derby champion, having finished the iconic race as the first local runner today [May 26]. Marshall, who also triumphed in 2016, 2018 and 2019, finished the 13-mile race from St George’s to Bernard Park in 1hr 14min 23sec. Sean Trott came runner-up... Read more of this article

Mbelenzi On Bermuda Day Half Marathon

Mbelenzi On Bermuda Day Half Marathon

[Written by Stephen Wright] Former island resident Dennis Mbelenzi believes three-times champion Lamont Marshall is the man to beat in the Bermuda Half-Marathon Derby on Friday [May 26]. With Chris Estwanik, an eight-times winner, opting not to defend his title, a new men’s champion will be crowned this year, with Mbelenzi expected to be among the... Read more of this article

Sean Trott On Bermuda Day Half Marathon

Sean Trott On Bermuda Day Half Marathon

[Written by Stephen Wright] Sean Trott said he is embracing the pressure of being a title contender for the Bermuda Half-Marathon Derby and focusing on staying relaxed and running his race. With Chris Estwanik, an eight-times winner, opting not to defend his title, a new men’s champion will be crowned this year, and Trott, a runner-up on three occasions,... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Day Half Marathon Race Route

Video: Bermuda Day Half Marathon Race Route

YouTube channel GO&Race has released a video route map for the upcoming Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby Race event, which is set to be held on Friday, May 26. According to the road traffic advisory issued, the route will be “Marathon Derby: Mullet Bay Road, Kindley Field Road, The Causeway, Blue Hole Hill, North Shore Road, Hamilton Parish, Middle... Read more of this article