BARBADOS ROAD RACE CALENDAR 2019 (1st Edition) Confirmed events highlighted with yellow background

JANUARY Joseph Payne Memorial Classic 2019: 5K Sat. 26th (5:00 PM) Route: First 1100 m and final 200 m on Stadium track, 3700 m on the road in the Spooners Hill-Bush Hall area For registration & other info please see Contact: Mr. Charles Walcott:

FEBRUARY First Base 5k (Run/Walk) Sat. 9th 4:00 PM Start: Queens Park; Finish: People’s Cathedral Contact: Wayne Simmonds; Tel: 833 4916 email:

Colin Husdon Great Train Hike (40 Km): Sun. 17th (6:00 AM) Route: Independence Square Bridgetown to Belleplaine, St. Andrew (40Km) Contact: Sandra Archer thro’ Barbados National Trust; Tel: 426-2421,

Holetown Festival Road Race Sun. 17th (Run start 4:15 PM/Walk start 3:30 PM) For details/updates, please visit

The Villages at Coverley 5K Run/Walk: Sun. 24th (6:00 AM) Route: Confined to the Villages. Contact: Tracia Mascoll: Tel 627 4229;

MARCH RBC/UWI Race for the Kids 5K Run/Walk Sun. 10th (4:00 PM) Contact: Keri T Mapp; 467 4000 Ext 64132;; Register at:

Department of Emergency Management (DEM) 5K – a Tsunami Simulation Road Run/Walk Sun 24th 4:00 PM As in 2018, the DEM will use athletics to propel its tsunami disaster preparedness function; and will publish later, the details about an “escape from the waves at Brandon & Brighton”. DEM contact persons: Danielle Howell & Danielle Skeete at Tel: 438 7575

Off-Road 5K Run/Walk; Sun. 31st 6:00 AM Start/Finish: National Stadium (Scotia Gate); Route: Waterford, Station Hill, Jacob’s Ladder, Flint Hall, Train Line to Licorish Village, Belle Vue. Contact: Lewiston Smith Tel: 841 8598

APRIL Paralympic Association of Barbados 5K Road Race Sun 7th DETAILS TO FOLLOW

Melanie Kristin Price Foundation 5K Road Run/Walk: Sun. 14th (4:00 PM) Start/Finish; Queens College School; Route: Halls, Oxnards, Wanstead Heights, UWI Hill, Hinds hill, Husbands Terrace Contact: Yvette Oxley; Tel: 829-8074/827-5244 email

Triathlon CAMTRI American Cup Sun. 21st 6:00 AM

Oistins Fish Festival 7K Run/Walk Mon. 22nd (6:00 AM) Start/Finish: Oistins; Route – Oistins to Top Rock Roundabout on Highway 7 Return via Maxwell Hill, Cane Vale & Oistins Hill Register at start on race day from 5:00 AM Contact: or 825-6102

MAY Barbados Hiking Association Annual Hill Challenge 2019 Wed. 1st (6:00 AM) Contact: email:

Barbados Island Fit Games 5K Beach Run; 3K Beach Walk Sat. 11th 3:30 PM Venue: Carlisle Bay; Race Director: Dr. Philip Gaskin email:

Island Fitness Center 5K Run/Walk: Sun. 5th (4:30 PM Start/Finish: Pelican Village; Route; Harbour Rd, Elsie Payne Round. Princess Alice Highway, Hincks St, Prince Alfred St, Broad St, Charles Duncan O’Neale Bridge, Probyn St, Chamberlain Bridge, Wharf Rd, Hincks St, Mortuary Rd (between Post Office & Cheapside Market), Cheapside Rd, Redman Rd. Race Director: Dave Waldrom; Tel: 851 6257 email

NO LIMITS Hill 10 Km: Sun 26th 6:00 AM 5k Run/Walk under consideration – details later Route: Start/Finish – Holy Innocent School/Church some 200 m south of St. Thomas Post Office Roundabout (modification of the “De Heart Uh Barbados 10K” route) Contact: Dr. Ingrid Burrowes; email:

JUNE Ellerton Wesleyan Church: “THESE FIELDS AND HILLS” 5K Run/Walk Sun. 23rd (4:00 PM) Route: Start/Finish at Eustace Lashley Road, Ellerton, St. George. Route: Waverley Cot, Brighton, Buttlals, Turn Pike, Eastlynne Hill Contact: Rev. Livingstone Trotman 436-3661or Mrs. Diana Dawson ( Office Manager) 435-9159 or email

GYN-A-THON: Run/Walk to End Women’s Cancer: Sun. 30th (4:00 PM) Start/Finish at Bay St. Esplanade. New route in development Contact:


AUGUST Step-It-Up Series 2016 Run: 3K/5K/10K Sun. 18th (4:00 PM) “For Runners, Organized by Runners” Start/Finish Sand Dunes Bar, Belleplaine Contact: Mrs. June Rudder, Tel: 244-4346, Visit for details

SEPTEMBER Peoples Cathedral 5K Sat 7th (3:00 PM) Start/Finish: Peoples Cathedral, Bishop Court Hill; Route:Bishopr Court Hill, Collymore Rock, Jemmotts Lane, Bay St. Garrison Hill, Garrison Rd, Museum, Dalkeith, Culloden Rd, Bishop Court Hill Contact: Kirk Cummins; Tel: 258 9836; email:

Warrens Run for Hope 10K Run & 5K Run/Walk: Sun. 15th (4:30 PM) Route (Run): Start/Finish at In One Accord Plaza; Visit for details Race Director: Mrs. June Rudder, Tel: 244-4346,

Freedom Striders Track & Field Club (Seniors) Master 5K Run/Walk Sun. (6:00 AM) Start/Finish & Run Route entirely on Spring Garden Highway Contact: Mr. Livingstone Alleyne, Tel: 264 2089 or Ms Sandra Bonnett, Tel: 269 1906

Queens College PTA “Up De Peace 3K” 2018 Sun. 29th (4:00 PM) Start/Finish – Queens College School (please check the organisers for the route) Contact: Tisha Peters Tel: 830 6739; email –; registration at http:/

OCTOBER Annual Barbados National Triathlon (Sprint, Olympic, Relay) Sun. 13th (6:00 AM) Location: Spring Garden Highway. Contact:

My Lord’s Hill Community 5K Run/Walk: Sun. 13th (4:00 PM) & Kids 2K Run (2:30 PM) Route: From Kingston/My Lord’s Hill, Martinique Rs, Ivy Rd, Rogers Rd, Howells+Rd, Belle Land, Licorish Village, Mayers Rd, Back Ivy, National Sports Council Yard; Race Director: Mr. David Oxley, Tel: 250-1075

BIBA 5K Run & Walk: Sat 26th (4:00 PM) Start/finish: Pirates Cove, Bay Street, Beckles Rd, Culloden Rd, Pine Rd, 5th Ave Belleville, Martindale’s Rd, Jemmott’s Lane, Bay Street Contact: Tel: 537 2422

Long Bay Community Youth Group 5K Run/Walk & Cycle Races): Sun 27th (4:00 PM) Route: Start/Finish Long Bay Road, St. Philip: Route: Robinsons, Ruby, Duncans, Union, Belair Race Director: Mr. Derek Jones (Group Founder/President), Tel: 265-7991

NOVEMBER GLO 5K (Night) Run Sat. 16th (7:00 PM)

Start/Finish NCF West Terrace; Route: Wanstead, Gordon Cummins H’way, Cave Hill Rd, Thorpes main Rd, Sugarcane Ave, Independence Drive, Oxnards, Wanstead Race Director: Mrs. June Rudder; Tel: 244-4346,

DECEMBER Run Barbados Marathon Weekend 2019: Fri 6th, Sat 7th, Sun 8th (One Mile, 5K (Run & Walk), 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon) Contact: Island Races Tel: (1246) 437 2121 243 6902 or Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. Tel: 1 246 535 3700, Prepared by: Eric E. Clarke, Ufukuzo Road Racing Club; Tel: 253 2030 2nd January, 2019