Our Patron: Pauline Davis-Thompson

Run for Pompey is proud to welcome Bahamian Olympian Pauline Davis-Thompson as this event’s patron.

With a decorated athletic career dating back to the early 1980s, Pauline is best known for her gold winning performances at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 for the 4X100 Relay, making her one of the country’s celebrated “Golden Girls”. She also won the gold in Sidney for the 200M. Prior to that, in 1996, she also won the silver medal in the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Pauline has competed in five Olympic Games.

 

 

 

Friday, OCTOBER 6 : Grand Isle Pasta Party!

Palapa Grill at Grand Isle Resort & Spa.

Palapa Grill at Grand Isle Resort & Spa.

Beginning at 6pm, head over to Grand Isle Resort & Spa, the official hotel sponsor of Run for Pompey, for an amazing Pasta Party (additional $40 per head) featuring:

* Penne Primavera
* Chicken Fettuccine
* Live Station- Shrimp, spicy marinara, capers, anchovies, spaghetti
* Dessert- Raspberry Sorbet

 

 

Pauline Davis-Thompson, two-time Olympic gold medalist and Patron of Run for Pompey, will deliver inspiring remarks for all attending.

 

Saturday, October 7: Race Day

Runners will depart from the starting line at Regatta Park in downtown George Town.
Please note that those running THE ULTRA MARATHON and MARATHON DEPART AT 5AM. All other races will depart at 7AM. Participants have the option of several different race routes, taking you through the amazingly beautiful island of Great Exuma.
The award ceremony at Regatta Park will take place at 11am.

1. 2K (“George Town Dash” for kids or anyone who just wants a short run!)
2. 5K Run/Walk for Cancer Research, presented by BAF Financial
3. 10K. (for all ages)
4.  21.5km half marathon. (must be 16 and over)
5. 42K marathon. (must be 18 and over)
6. 50K Ultra Marathon. (must be 18 and over)

Run for Pompey is professionally timed.

We will have two, dedicated, physicians on standby ready to provide medical care if necessary.
Throughout the route there will be water stations for our runners.
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*Participants’s Medals from inaugural race & 2016.* 

The award ceremony at Regatta Park will take place at 11am.
TROPHIES will be awarded to:
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1. Male and female winner for the 2K (kids, all ages)
2. Male and female winner for the 5K (all ages)
3. Male and female winner for the 10K, plus junior winners for those 18 and younger
4. Male and female winner for the half marathon, plus junior winners for those 18 and younger
5. Male and female winner for marathon
6. Male and female winner for the ultra marathon, plus the coveted BELT for the winner with the BEST TIME!
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**Special awards for second and third in each category!

 

 

 

 

 

**Special awards for second and third in each category!

 

 

Sunday, October 8: Swimming Pigs and Chat’n’Chill!

After a beautiful day out on the water, take the water taxi from downtown George Town to the famous Chat N Chill for a BBQ, beverages and plenty of chilling!
Looking to more adventure? Take a tour up Exuma’s 365 island chain and visit the sandbars, caves, giant iguanas, celebrity islands, and of course the world famous swimming pigs. Contact SUN-FUN Tours at +1-242-225-9818 for more information.

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*Don’t forget to take your #SwimmingPigSelfie to be featured on ‘When Pigs Swim™’

 

Here are your Race Routes: COMING SOON

Get the ExumaDream Guide!

Make the most of your holiday!  Visit the Google Play Store on your Android device, the Apple App Store on your iOS device, or scan the QR codes to download the FREE ExumaDREAM app, your intimate guide to the beating heart of Exuma.