Half Marathon in Montserrat. November 27th, 2010

Participate in the Montserrat Volcano Half Marathon and Fun Run & Walk


(November 10th, 2010, Brades – Montserrat): Running and Walking enthusiasts,
and supporters are reminded of the 2nd Montserrat Volcano Half-Marathon and
Fun Run & Walk, on Saturday November 27th, 2010  

This event is organised by the Montserrat Running Club in support of local
charity Childline, with the main sponsors being The Montserrat Tourist
Board, LIME, the Governor’s Office, United Insurance and the Government’s
Sports Department.

So far over 50 runners have registered for the 13.1 mile half-marathon,
including 40 from overseas from countries such as the UK, USA, Canada, St
Martin, Antigua, St Kitts and Trinidad.  The half marathon starts at 6:00 am
from Blakes Football Field and finishes at Salem Park.  Registration fee for
this race is EC$50 for residents and EC$100 for overseas participants, and
includes a race bag, T-shirt, and a race medal made out of volcanic
The 5 kilometre Fun Run & Walk will start at 6:15 a.m. from Cudjoe Head and
also finishes at Salem Park.  There is no registration fee for this event
and participants can sign-up at Cudjoe Head on the morning of the race from
5:30 a.m.
Attractive prizes will be awarded for both races. The first placed male and
female finishers in the half-marathon will each receive EC$1,000, with
EC$750 for second place and EC$500 for third place. The first youth
half-marathon finisher will receive EC$500.   For the 5K Fun Run and Walk,
the first, second and third placed runner and walker will each receive
EC$200, EC$150 and EC$100 respectively.

Significant public support and revelry is expected along the race route
which encompasses Blakes Estate, St Johns, Sweeneys, Carrs Bay, Little Bay,
Brades, St Peters, Woodlands, Lower Friths and Salem.  The finishing area
for all races will be Salem Park, where DJ music will be provided by Multi
Plex I Power Sounds, and local breakfast and other treats will be on sale.

For further information call               (664) 496 6197        or go to www.volcanorunner.com