Sunday 17th March 2019
Emancipation Park: c/o 2 Ardenne Road, Kingston, Jamaica
"Come Run This City, Feel the Vibes!"
Started in 2013, The Kingston City Run began with a Half Marathon, 10K and 5K Charity Run. The 2019 event will now include a full, IAAF Certified marathon taking place the weekend of March 15 – 17, 2019 and will feature a host of fun and memorable activities.
Make it a Family Affair
With four race events, Kingston City Run is a "family affair" where the more serious runners can participate in the Marathon, Half Marathon or 10K while the kids and the less serious runers can enjoy the 5K Walk/Run!
The Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K routes are IAAF certified courses measured by A grade measurer Bernie Conway. The course offers a very scenic, exciting and relatively flat route. Music and entertainment will be provided on all routes to ensure you - "feel the vibes".
The course will be electronically times using bib chip timing. There will be timing (split) points throughout the course.
The weekend also includes a Welcome party, Lifestyle and Fitness Expo, Pre-race Pasta Party, Awards ceremony and Finish line "reggae" party.
Water, electrolyte fluid and medical support will be stationed throughout the race route.
Over 70 award categories are on offer including age group prizes! Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female finishers as well as the top male and female finishers in each age group:
Commemorative medals will be awarded for Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K finishers and certificates for 5K finishers.
The city of Kingston is the capital of Jamaica! It's known as the sports, entertainment and cultural capital of the Caribbean. Kingston is a vibrant city and the race route will take runners through and by Kingston's most iconic attractions including the Peter Tosh and Bob Marley Museums, Devon House Mansion, King's House and the largest botanical garden on the island - Hope Gardens!
The route also takes you through some of Kingston and St. Andrew's most upscale neighbourhoods and starts and finishes at the beautiful and historic Emancipation Park in the heart of the business, diplomatic, shopping and financials district of New Kingston.
Kingstin is a UNESCO Creative city of Music - it is the birthplace of 5 genres of music ska, rocksteady, dub, reggae and dancehall! This city will move you!
Kingston sits between the 7th largest harbour in the world - Kingston Harbour and the shadows of the majestic Blue Mountains - a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The standard no-refunds, no-deferrals, no-transfers policy applies and no0name change policies apply. Along with all the fun, Kingston City Run is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all participants and spectators
Kingston City Run
JHTA/Kingston City Run, 2 Ardenne Road, Kingston