RACE INFO - Bermuda Triangle Challenge

RACE INFO

Butterfield Front Street Mile | Friday, January 17th – 7:00 pm
Start/Finish: Front Street, Hamilton | Course Map

The spotlight is on you as you start the Bermuda Triangle Challenge during ‘Happy Hour’ and the Butterfield Front Street Mile.  The only street races held at night in Bermuda, this event is sure to set the pace for the rest of your weekend.

The Butterfield Front Street Mile will see Bermuda Triangle Challenge participants share the stage as they run over the same course as the following 10 heats of invited runners.  Invited runners will have competed for an invitation to race on Front Street or will have raced internationally.  Bermuda Triangle Challenge participants will run in waves.

No need to worry: Bermuda Triangle Challenge participants are automatically included in the Butterfield Front Street Mile as it is the first race in the Bermuda Triangle Challenge “3 races in 3 days” series and is included in your entry.

Event Records:

  • Kenia Sinclair – 4 min and 44 sec (Jamaica)
  • Leonard Mucheru – 4 min and 02 sec (Kenya)

The Butterfield Front Street Mile Awards will be presented immediately following each race in the following categories for both males & females

1st through 3rd: Primary School, Middle School, Senior School, Open, Masters, Senior Masters, Elite

*There are no Awards presented for the Bermuda Triangle Challenge section of the Butterfield Front Street Mile.

BF&M 10k Run & Walk | Saturday, January 18th – 9:00 am
Start/Finish: National Sports Centre – Prospect, Devonshire | Course Map

One of the most popular races on the island, the BF&M 10k Run & Walk will take you on an oval-shaped course filled with rolling hills and scenic vistas. Bask in the excitement of fellow runners and spectators as you head past the Arboretum, through Flatts Village, west along North Shore (under the new Railway Trail Bridge by Gibbet’s Island), up Palmetto Hill, and back to the National Sports Centre. The last 100 meters of the race will bring you from the road onto the track at the National Sports Centre where you can finish in style before enjoying refreshments and entertainment on the infield.

BF&M 10k Run & Walk Awards will be presented in the following categories for both males and females

TBA

Event Records:

  • Grete Waitz – 31 min and 41 sec (Norway)
  • Geoff Smith – 28 min and 14 sec (Great Britain)

 

Bermuda Half Marathon | Sunday, January 19th – 9:00 am
Start/Finish: Front Street, Hamilton | Course Map

How could we start without you?  The Bermuda Half Marathon enjoys many breathtaking vistas of Bermuda’s South and North coasts.  The rolling course is camouflaged by the changing shades of blue ocean, bright hues of pastel colored houses, lush greenery and fascinating architecture, it’s easy to see why they call Bermuda paradise. Keep your eyes out for scenic points at John Smith’s Bay, Flatts Village, and along North Shore Road (shown on the course map) before finishing back on Front Street and enjoying post-race refreshments and festivities.

Bermuda Half Marathon Awards will be presented in the following categories for both males & females

TBA

Event Records:

  • Elfenesh Alemu – 1 hr and 11 min (Ethiopia)
  • Jordan Chipangama – 1 hr  and 04 min (Zambia)

45th Bermuda Marathon | Sunday, January 19th – 7:15 am
Start: Royal Naval Dockyard | Finish: Front Street, Hamilton | Course Map

For the first time, in 2020, the 45th Bermuda Marathon will start at the historic Royal Naval Dockyard. Runners will have the opportunity to run along the scenic, quiet Bermuda Railway Trail for approximately 4.3 miles through Somerset and into Southampton, leaving the trail briefly to run over the iconic Somerset Bridge, the world’s smallest drawbridge. The course will pass by some of Bermuda’s most famous beaches, including Horseshoe Bay, Jobson’s Cove, and Warwick Long Bay. Runners will join the Bermuda Half Marathon course just after mile 14 and follow the remaining 12 miles of the Bermuda Half Marathon course to the finish line on Front Street in Hamilton.

Bermuda Marathon Awards will be presented in the following categories for both males & females

TBA

Event Records:

  • Elena Makolova – 2 hrs and 41 min (Russia)
  • Andy Holden – 2 hrs and 15 min (Great Britain)

Bermuda Triangle Challenge | Friday – Sunday, January 17th – 19th

Can’t get enough?  Well here’s your chance to combine your passion for running with three days of racing into one awesome experience with the Bermuda Triangle Challenge “3 races in 3 days.”

Participants in this series are automatically entered in the Butterfield Front Street Mile, BF&M 10k Run & Walk, and your choice of either the Bermuda Half Marathon or Bermuda Marathon.

In addition to BIG TIME bragging rights, participants will receive a finishers medal for each event, and if that’s not enough, a special 4th (triangle shaped) medal to commemorate surviving 3 races in 3 days.

Will YOU survive the Bermuda Triangle Challenge?!

  • Bermuda Triangle Half Challenge – Mile | 10k | Half Marathon
  • Bermuda Triangle Challenge – Mile, | 10k | Marathon

Awards: The times for your three days of racing will be added together and the male and female with the lowest accumulated time will be crowned the champion.  Awards will be presented in both the Bermuda Triangle Half Challenge and Bermuda Triangle Challenge categories.