The University of the Bahamas is celebrating their second year in Nassau with an awesome 10k and 5k run / walk that is open to all ages and abilities, and is a fun way to get active! Join students of the school, alumni and the community as they run through this flat and fast 5k and 10k course. There is also a bike and skate segment reaching out to all facets of fitness life on the island.
Event details and schedule
When and where is the 2018 packet pickup?
Packet pickup will be at University of the Bahamas University Drive Bookstore and Sports center Harbour Bay on April 4th, 5th and 6th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. There will be race morning registration once there are still spaces available
What time does the race start?
10k starts at 6:00 a.m. & 5k starts at 6:05 a.m.
Which direction does the race start?
Heading west; race officials will be at both turn around points to direct you.
Where is the starting line?
UB Campus, University Drive entrance.
Will there be starting corrals?
No, but suggest you lineup according to your speed. faster runners in front
Are there port o lets on the course?
Bahamas Waste Ports o lets will be on the course and are easily identifiable
How many water stops and/or replenishment stations are there?
Water/Gatorade will be provided at 3 locations on course.
Is there any water (at the starting line)?
Yes. Water will be at the start line.
Is there gear check?
As the race is fairly short in duration, gear check will not be provided.
I’m a slow runner/walker. Is the course clearly marked?
The course is clearly marked with mile markers, signs, marshals and spectators.
Are there timing clocks at each mile?
No, however timing mats are provided at the start,10k turnaround point and finish line.
Is there medical course support?
An ambulance will be patrolling the course, the water stops are manned by student nurses and cyclists are also on course and they can alert the medical team/ambulance. There is also a medical team at the finish line.
What is the course elevation?
The course is completely flat.What is the course cut-off time?
2 hours for all events
Where is my timing chip?
Your timing chip is affixed to your bib. Please do not bend. The bib must be worn on the front of your body, either shorts or tshirts, for the entire event or you may risk not receiving a time.Can I switch events, transfer my registration, or get a refund? You can switch between the 10k and 5k at packet pickup provided space is available. Any difference in costs are due, discounts do not apply, and a transfer fee may apply. You cannot transfer your registration to another person or defer your registration. Can I sign up on race morning? There is no guarantee shirts and swag bags will be available on race morning. Last years event sold out at packet pickup. Are there any prizes and awards? Yes. Every finisher of both the 5k and 10k will receive a finishers medal. Category winners of the 5k and 10k will receive trophies. Will there be refreshments at the finishline? Yes. There will be fruits and water available. When will the Awards ceremony begin? The awards ceremony will begin at 7:30am