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Bermuda Day Half Marathon Participant Lists

Bermuda Day Half Marathon Participant Lists

With the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby coming soon, the full participation lists for both the individual and team races have been released. In the individual race, some of the participants and numbers to keep an eye out for include Lamont Marshall wearing the number 278, with the number 4 being worn by Christopher Harris, the number 10 being worn... Read more of this article

Community Effort For Race Day Water Stations

Community Effort For Race Day Water Stations

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] Those who have ever run the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby will know that staying hydrated is key to getting through the race on what is often a humid day. Luckily for the runners, eight official water stations are set up along the 13.1-mile course heading out of Somerset. And the people behind the stations generously donate... Read more of this article

Advisory: Road Restrictions For Bermuda Day

Advisory: Road Restrictions For Bermuda Day

The Ministry of Public Works is advising of the following road restrictions that will be in place on Friday, May 25th for the Sinclair Packwood Memorial Cycle Race, the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby and the Bermuda Day Parade. Traffic will be limited in the following areas:Sinclair Packwood Memorial Cycle Race:Commencing at Somerset Road and travelling... Read more of this article

Butterfield Will Not Run In Bermuda Day Race

Butterfield Will Not Run In Bermuda Day Race

Tyler Butterfield will not compete in the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby due to an injury to his calf. The athlete, who recently set a new Bermuda marathon record at the Commonwealth Games, said, “May 24th is one, if not my favorite races in the world thanks to all the people and spectators out on the course. Butterfield approaching the finish... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Marathon Seeking Volunteers

Bermuda Day Marathon Seeking Volunteers

Volunteers help to make the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby the amazing community event that it has become, the organisers said, adding that the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby committee is searching for volunteers to help with the lead up to the race, as well as on race day. There are two ways that volunteers can get involved with helping to manage... Read more of this article

Running Bermuda Day Marathon For Team Hope

Running Bermuda Day Marathon For Team Hope

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] For many, running a half marathon is a tremendous physical endeavor. It requires time and a lot of mental and physical training to be able to finish the 13.1-mile race. For parents of children with disabilities, there is a significant time commitment and both physical and mental stress with little to no breaks. Team Hope... Read more of this article

Bragging Rights Up For Grabs On Bermuda Day

Bragging Rights Up For Grabs On Bermuda Day

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] Some people run the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby for the challenge or to beat a personal best. Others do it for the bragging rights. Garon Wilkinson, Nathan Dill and Shane McIlwain have been fighting it out for the last six years with a friendly rivalry to take home the crown – and the self-described title of King... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Half Marathon Registration To Open

Bermuda Day Half Marathon Registration To Open

The Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby will take place at 9am on Friday, May 25, marking the start of a new era, as Bermuda Day will now fall on the last Friday every year. Coming out of the West, the Premier David Burt, will serve as the official starter and registration will open Monday, April 9. Derby Committee President, Dr Gina Tucker said, “The... Read more of this article

Photos: Appleby Bermuda Half Marathon Derby

Photos: Appleby Bermuda Half Marathon Derby

Jay Donawa and Deon Breary won on Wednesday’s [May 24] Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, with both crossing the line to loud applause from the gathered crowd. Mr. Donawa crossing the finish line with a time of 1:20:08. was followed by Evan Naude, who finished with a time of 1:21:50, Christopher Harris with a time of 1:23:16, Artur Paulino with... Read more of this article

Donawa: “I’m Retired Now, Will Go Out On Top”

Donawa: “I’m Retired Now, Will Go Out On Top”

[Written by Maya Palacio] Jay Donawa wins the Appleby Bermuda Day Half Marathon after many years of competing. The 44-year-old athlete says he has lost count on the number of Bermuda Day races he has competed in, but yesterday’s race was his last. “I’m retired now. I’m going to go off on the top.” Before the race yesterday, Donawa had good... Read more of this article

Runner Jay Donawa: “It’s A Dream Come True”

Runner Jay Donawa: “It’s A Dream Come True”

“It’s a dream come true,” Jay Donawa said after winning today’s [May 24] Bermuda Half Marathon Derby, adding that today will be his last marathon, as he wants to “go out on top.” Saying that he is “still a little bit deaf from the crowd support,” he thanked everyone for supporting him, saying he is very thankful... Read more of this article

May 24th Half Marathon Individual Entrant List

May 24th Half Marathon Individual Entrant List

[Updated] The 2017 Appleby Bermuda Half Marathon Derby is set to take place tomorrow [May 24], with over eight hundred runners to take part in the always popular annual event. The race is starting from St. George’s this year, with crowds sure to be lining the route to cheer the runners on as they head to Hamilton. The race begins at 9:00am in St.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Half Marathon Route & Map

Bermuda Day Half Marathon Route & Map

The upcoming Bermuda Day Half Marathon will see participants race from St. George’s to Hamilton, with crowds sure to be lining the route to cheer them on as is always traditional. The listing on the event website said, “The race starts at the junction of Duke of York Street and Old Maid’s Lane, St. George’s. Runners may use the entire... Read more of this article