The University of The Bahamas (UB) is preparing to welcome more than 600 friends, alumni,
students, staff, faculty, cycling, running and walking enthusiasts at the Oakes Field
Campus for the much anticipated 3 rd Annual UBFIT 5K/10K scheduled for Saturday,
6 th April 2019. Funds raised will be used for special needs enhancements on UB’s
campuses and to augment the Annual Fund. Join us for this exciting flat and fast
Event details and schedule
Event Details Schedule
When and where is the 2019 packet pickup?
Packet pickup will be at University of The Bahamas Chapter One bookstore
(University Drive) from March 25 th – April 5 th . There will be race morning registration
once there are still spaces available, plan to arrive early to join the race.
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 on University Drive, Race officials will be at both turn around points to
Where is the starting line?
University of The Bahamas, Oakes Field Campus, University Drive entrance.
Will there be starting corrals?
No, but suggest you lineup according to your speed, faster runners in the front.
Are there port o lets on the course?
No. However, there are restrooms available on campus before and after the race.
How many water stops and/or replenishment stations are there?
Water/Gatorade will be provided at 4 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
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 t-shirts, 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 yourregistration.
Can I sign up on race morning?
There is no guarantee shirts and swag bags willbe available on race morning.
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 finish line?
Yes. There will be fruits and wateravailable.
When will the Awards ceremony begin?
The awards ceremony will begin at 7:15 a.m
Tell a friend and see you there!!