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The 12th St. Croix International Marathon

Date

Dec 15 2013

Location

Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands USA PR

Contact Information

wallacewilliams@msn.com

Event Website

http://virginislandspace.org/stxmarathon2013.htm

Event Host

The Virgin Islands Pace Runners

Distances

  • Marathon

Region

South

Event Information

The 12th St. Croix International Marathon a 26.2 mile road race for runners men and women 18 years and older…walkers invited… The marathon is a race with enormous history…its origin is associated with the ancient games of the Olympiad in Greece and the myth of the messenger Pheidippides running from battlefield of Marathon to Athens to deliver the news that the Athenians had won victory over the more Persians…it is the only event designed for the Olympic Games. Included on race day in addition to the 12th St. Croix International Marathon is The Virgin Islands Half-Marathon (will start at 6:00 am at Butler Bay and The St. Croix Marathon Relay (minimum of 10 teams for this race) The St. Croix Marathon Relay Teams = 6 runners per team/Legs—5k (3.1 miles), 10k (6.2 miles), 5k (3.1 miles), 10k (6.2 miles), 5k (3.1 miles), 7k (4.47 miles) a total of 26.2 miles When: December 7 at 5am until… The St. Croix International Marathon is the first marathon in the world to be run in the “New Millennium” (01-01-01) and it was for several years the first marathon run in the world each year since. Where: Course--Frederiksted, St. Croix...

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