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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

2024 Heritage Month: ‘Culture Equals Energy’

2024 Heritage Month: ‘Culture Equals Energy’

The theme for the 2024 Bermuda Heritage Month and Bermuda Day Parade will be “Culture Equals Energy,’ Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Owen Darrell said. Speaking in the Senate, Minister Darrell said, “Today I am pleased to stand before you to announce the exciting theme for Bermuda’s Heritage Month and the Bermuda Day... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Float Winners

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Float Winners

“While there was a record amount of rainfall recorded that day, there was also a record amount of Bermudian spirit shown,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Owen Darrell said as he hosted an award ceremony for the float winners of the 2023 Bermuda Day Parade. A Government spokesperson said, “On Friday July 21st, the Minister of... Read more of this article

BDADay.com Updates: Footage, History & More

BDADay.com Updates: Footage, History & More

Following this year’s Bermuda Day, our dedicated holiday website BDADay.com has been updated with a number of new features, with this year’s updates focused on event results over the years as well as extensive footage from the 2023 event. The new section highlights the annual results of the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, the Sinclair Packwood... 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

Photos: 3D Look At 2023 Bermuda Day Parade

Photos: 3D Look At 2023 Bermuda Day Parade

The magic and excitement of the 2023 Bermuda Day Parade, which was held despite the rainy conditions, is showcased below in a new format, with a collection of captivating photographs from the rainy Bermuda Day Parade transformed into dynamic 3D graphics, allowing viewers to immerse themselves in the festive atmosphere and relive the event from a whole... Read more of this article

Police: ‘No Major Acts Of Criminality’ On Holiday

Police: ‘No Major Acts Of Criminality’ On Holiday

The police thanked the “public for the support and cooperation provided our officers over the Bermuda Day holiday weekend” and said there “were no major acts of criminality to report,” however “despite the overall peaceful nature of the holiday, the BPS made 32 arrests for various offences, including a large number for... 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

TABS ‘Proud To See’ Shorts On Boston TV

TABS ‘Proud To See’ Shorts On Boston TV

Rebecca Singleton expressed her pride and excitement at Bermudian news anchor Glenn Jones showcasing the TABS Bermuda short brand on Boston television. Mr Jones, who joined the NBC10 Boston station in 2021, wore Bermuda shorts to work to celebrate Bermuda Day and explained to the viewers why he was wearing short, and presented TABS Bermuda shorts to... 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

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

In a display of unwavering spirit and resilience, the 2023 Bermuda Day parade marched on despite the rain that soaked the island yesterday. Undeterred by the weather, participants and spectators alike embraced the festivities, showcasing their unwavering commitment to preserving Bermuda’s cherished traditions. PHC delivers big time this #BermudaDay,... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Despite the rain showers that persisted throughout the day, the spirit of Bermuda Day remained undeterred as thousands of enthusiastic onlookers gathered to celebrate the annual Bermuda Day parade in Hamilton. The parade, a cherished tradition that showcases the island’s vibrant culture and heritage, unfolded amidst umbrellas, raincoats, and the... 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

Glenn Jones & Bermuda Day On Boston TV

Glenn Jones & Bermuda Day On Boston TV

Bermudian news anchor Glenn Jones has highlighted the Bermuda Day traditions through his role at the NBC10 Boston television station. Mr Jones, an award winning journalist who joined the station in 2021, was surprised by colleagues who wore shorts to work to mark the occasion. He posted a photograph of the television crew in their shorts and thanked... Read more of this article

Bermuda Flag On FCDO Building In England

Bermuda Flag On FCDO Building In England

Minister for the Commonwealth and the United Kingdom’s Overseas Territories Zac Goldsmith sent his well wishes to Bermudians on Bermuda Day, posting a picture of the Bermudian flag flying at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office in the UK. Minister Goldsmith tweeted the photo below, saying: “Wishing all Bermudians a happy Bermuda... Read more of this article