San Pedro, Ambergris Caye – The Alaia Charity Foundation has announced that plans are underway for Ambergris Caye’s first ever fun run/walk, which will take place on April 6th, 2019. The foundation seeks to provide financial, educational, medical and environmental support with the events net-proceeds, to disenfranchised island families.
Runners can take part in twenty-one or ten kilometer distances, with several age range categories including; under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and over 60. The Half/Half Marathon (10K) will begin at Seagrape Drive at 5am while the Half Marathon (21K) will take off at 6am. Participants of the 10K run will turn back near Crocs Sunset Bar, with several chances of snatching station prizes along the route. Participants in the Half Marathon will take runners through a scenic route and turn back at the cut-off to Secret Beach, North of Ambergris Caye. Both races will end at its starting point, in front of Alaia’s Model Home on Seagrape Drive.
All finishers will receive a commemorative participation trophy, medals and allotted prizes along the route by participating resorts and hotels. Registration and briefing will be held on April 5th at Banyan Bay Suites’ conference Center. “We are thrilled to partner with our corporate sponsor, the Belize Bank and present this opportunity for fans all over the globe to participate in this first ever Charity 10K and 21k Fun Run,” said Andrew Ashcroft, Managing Principal of Alaia Belize. “Being able to join hands as one for a great cause to secure funding for the islands disenfranchised families and encouraging the active participation of our community is our ultimate goal.”
Participants are encouraged to sign-up early. You can find event details available at https://worldsmarathons.com/checkout/666cc272-2c21-42cb-bbed-1345c5a5a78... or follow our events page at www.facebook.com/belizeresorts for updates. Medics, police, fire all on standby... We are still looking for event sponsors and runners. Signups and inquiries at [email protected]