The race is on

Let’s race Covid-19 secure, let’s race One Happy Marathon! The 3rd edition of the Aruba Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K will be held on October 17th and 18th 2020. The organization has taken all the required steps to ensure the event runs as normal as possible, whilst ensuring we are Covid-19 secure and operating within all current guidelines. 

A limited numbers of participants have been agreed on per distance in consultation with the Aruban authorities. There are marks on the ground at a distance of 1.5 meters in the starting area, so that social distance is also guaranteed there. To avoid crowd formation at the start, the course and at the finish, the 5KM has been moved to Saturday October 17th, the 10KM, 21.1KM and 42.2KM are on Sunday October 18.  The Race is AIMS/ IAAF certified and this road race is organized on the highest International level. Each participant registered before September 10th, will receive a personalized start number / Bib tag, Mylaps time registration, a prize winning medal and a complimentary cotton event shirt. The free Aruba Marathon App including Track & Trace is available at the App store or Google play. The DRI FIT running shirt, pasta party and charity donation are optional. The beautiful course will show you the best of Aruba, will take you along from Palm Beach up to the famous California Lighthouse and Eagle Beach. The organization expects runners and walkers from all around the world and their main objection is to make this race for everybody unforgettable.

The Start & Finish is at the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino. The marathon starts at 03:30 am, the half marathon at 05:30 am, the 10K (walk or run) starts at 06:30 am and the 5K (walk or run) at 7:00am. Every participant will finish approximately at the same time at the beach. All families and friends are welcome along the course and at the finish ( Beach “Celebration” Party). This unique family running event is for young and old, schools and companies. For everyone is a suitable distance available. Undeniably, Aruba’s natural environment has activities for everyone, of any age, interest or nationality. Spectacular diving, snorkeling, fishing and golfing appeal to families, as do the fantastic white sandy beaches. We welcome participants from all over the world. Hope to see you for your “Aruba Runcation” and experience “One Happy Island”.

No gun shot but start waves

Saturday October 17th 5KM 

Runners:
Start 5:45 am if your finishing time is under 0 hr 25 (6:10 am)
Start 6:00 am if your finishing time is under 0 hr 35 (6:35 am)
Start 6:15 am if your finishing time is under 0 hr 45 (7:00 am)

Walkers:
Start 6:35 am if your finishing time is under 1 hr 15 (time cut-off 7:50 am)

Sunday October 18th Full Marathon 

Start 3:00 am if your finishing time is under 3hr 30 (6:30 am)
Start 3:15 am if your finishing time is under 6hr 00 (time cut-off 9:15 am)

Sunday October 18th Half Marathon 

Start 4:00 am if your finishing time is under 1hr 45 (5:45 am)
Start 4:15 am if your finishing time is under 2hr 00 (6:15 am)
Start 4:30 am if your finishing time is under 3hr 00 (time cut-off 7:30 am)

Sunday October 18th 10KM 

Runners
Start 5:45 am if your finishing time is under 0 hr 45 (6:30)
Start 6:00 am if your finishing time is under 1 hr 00 (7:00)
Start 6:15 am if your finishing time is under 1 hr 30 (7:30)
Walkers
Start 6:30 am if your finishing time is under 2 hr 00 (time cut-off 8:30 am)

For more information: Facebook page KLM Aruba Marathon.