Jan 12: Goslings To Fairmont Southampton Race

November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The annual Goslings to Fairmont Southampton Road Race is set to take place on Sunday, January 12, 2020, taking runners on a 7.2-mile course between Goslings Headquarters in Hamilton and Fairmont Southampton.

A spokesperson said, “Ready, Set… Rum! Bermuda is getting ready for the popular annual Goslings to Fairmont Southampton Road Race. Fairmont Southampton, Goslings, and the Mid Atlantic Athletic Club [MAAC] today announce that the Goslings to Fairmont Southampton Road Race will return for their fifth anniversary. The race will be held on Sunday, January 12, 2020, taking runners on a 7.2 mile course between Goslings Headquarters on Dundonald Street, Hamilton, and Fairmont Southampton’s private beach and tennis club.

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“This event is considered a great final warm-up for the Bermuda Marathon Weekend, scheduled for the following weekend. Along with the adult road race the Goslings to Fairmont Southampton Race includes a competitive walking category, a 3-member team relay, and a Junior 3K race with prizes for the top 3 male, female and team finishers in the race and age categories.

“There will also be prizes for the first visitor, and the winning Fairmont and Goslings employees. This year the main draw prize at the Fairmont Southampton beach after-party is a four-night stay for two at Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston [USA] with round-trip JetBlue tickets.

“The continued partnership between Goslings and Fairmont Southampton, promises to kick off the Bermuda race year with unmatched spirit. Fairmont Southampton has been a major sponsor in racing since 1978 starting with, MAAC’s first organized event. The Butterfield Cup [for the top female participant] and the Peter Lever Cup [for the top male participant] are ready to be won. Both cups are in honour of two of the founding members of MAAC.

“The Goslings to Fairmont Southampton Road Race will take the competitors on a route from Goslings Headquarters, through Hamilton, along Harbour Road, over Burnt House Hill, along Middle Road and over Turtle Hill at Fairmont Southampton before finishing at Fairmont Southampton’s private beach club. Goslings will offer a complimentary bar serving signature Goslings Rum cocktails* at the finish of the race.

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“The Goslings to Fairmont Southampton Road Race is organized by MAAC and sanctioned by the Bermuda National Athletics Association. This year the event will benefit BSmart Foundation registered charity.

“BSmart is committed to providing a solid foundation of learning through innovative brain-centered educational programs and services that enables all children to acquire social, emotional, and cognitive skills that are the foundation for future learning.

“Register by December 15th and receive 15% discount off wines and spirits at Goslings Headquarters [Must show registration confirmation.] All other registration for the race ends on Friday, January 10th, 2020 with a special wine & spirits social tasting event being held for number pick-ups from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Goslings Wine Cellar in Hamilton. Late entries may also be made at this time.

“Fairmont Southampton is offering a special Goslings to Fairmont Southampton Road Race Package with luxury accommodation, Goslings welcome gift and one-way transfer to the start of the race on the race day. Rates start from $189 per night [excluding taxes, gratuities and resort levy; terms & conditions apply].

“For event updates and to book the package please visit here. For race details and to register, please visit www.racedayworld.com.

“Alcoholic beverages are for adults aged 18 and older only. Please enjoy responsibly.”

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