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Marathons in Bahamas, Your Next Marathon Destination Course?

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Bahamas, Nassau 19 Jan, 2020

Marathons in Bahamas, Your Next Marathon Destination Course?

Located in the Atlantic Ocean is an inhabited Island called The Bahamas. It is a popular vacation destination for people around the globe due to its white sandy beaches, endless ocean coastlines brimming with blue water, and amazing scuba diving and snorkeling. Nearby are the Andros Barrier Reef, the black-coral gardens off of Bimini, and the Thunderball Grotto.  

The local language is Creole, and the locals are care-free and light-hearted, which is what makes tourists love this Island getaway spot. The Bahamas is actually made up of 700 islands and stretches out over 100,000 square miles across the Atlantic Ocean. It is said to have the clearest water of anywhere else on the planet. 

If you are a newbie marathoner looking for your first competition or a seasoned veteran looking for a low-key destination to beat your personal best, marathons in Bahamas are less like work and way more like fun! Whatever it is that you run for, you can find inspiration in The Bahamas for sure!


Is A Bahamas Marathon 2019 Event In Your Future?

There is a little something for every taste in The Bahamas. Bahama marathon 2019 events are among the most popular around the world with reason. It isn't just a time to show off all of your training, because when race day is over, it is all about rest and relaxation!

Located in Nassau is the Marathon Bahamas, a scenic route that is loaded with ocean and coastline views. It is mostly a flat and fast course, with the exception of crossing two bridges. For those who are looking to qualify for the Boston Marathon, the Marathon Bahamas is a great stepping stone! Not only do racers get to see the beautiful sandy beaches; they also get to peruse around the quaint and friendly town of Nassau.

For those who aren't yet ready for a full marathon, the Grand Bahama X-Treme Intracoastal Challenge is a perfect destination. It is a half marathon is in Freeport, Bahamas, and crosses sand dunes, streets, and miles of beautiful beaches. 

If you are looking for a vacation and marathon destination in one, there is no place better than competing in a Bahamas marathon 2019 event! Check out the events, pre-register and pack your bags for a wonderful getaway!


Good to Know

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The official currencies of The Bahamas are the Bahamian dollar and the United States Dollar

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To travel to The Bahamas, you will need a passport

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The CDC recommends that certain vaccinations are up to date when traveling to The Bahamas. So, make sure to ask your physician to be safe!

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When traveling to The Bahamas, a car is not necessary. There are many ways to make your way around the Island! Although if you do choose to rent a car, you will need a valid driver's license

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The best time to travel to The Bahamas is November through April. July to October is Hurricane Season, so beware.


Things To Think About

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Does the race you want to register for have a participation limit? If so, consider pre-registering so that you don't miss out!

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How long do you need to train for a marathon? Give yourself enough time so you aren't scrambling to be race. ready on race day!

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Nassau is the most dangerous spot in The Bahamas, so know where you are when you venture out to avoid danger

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If you are traveling to a marathon during peak vacation season, book well in advance to find vacancies

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When you are running the marathon, make sure that you apply a whole lot of sunscreen. The UV rays reflecting off of the ocean are very intense!


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