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DELOITTE/OGIER – BVI HALF MARATHON
December 3, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am$70
The 12th Deloitte/Ogier BVI Half Marathon will take place on December 2, 2017 commencing at
The racing authority is the BVI Athletics Association, the contact details are:
BVI Athletics Association
P.O., Box 209, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Contact: Kay Reddy firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean Greenaway email@example.com
The BVI Athletics Association will appoint a race official who will be assisted by race stewards.
Runners should heed any instructions at the start/finish and on the course. In any appeal the
decision of the BVIAA is final.
Registration must be submitted in the format of an executed registration form available from the
race organizer or by payment online at:
Registration fee – prior to November 15, 2017 $65.00
November 16 to registration $70.00
Teams per person
Corporate teams (3 people) $250 (includes finishers champagne)
All entrants receive the event technical t-shirt, complimentary awards breakfast after the event,
finisher medal and other sponsor gifts.
Friday, December 1, 2015, The Watering Hole, Road Town
Registration pickup and course information. THERE IS NO REGISTRATION
ON THE MORNING OF THE RACE.
Saturday, December 2, 2016, Mondo race track, A.O. Shirley Grounds, Road Town
5.15 a.m. Start area opens and
5.30 a.m. Race start Power Walking division
6.00 a.m. Race start BVI Half Marathon
7.00 – 9.00 a.m. Deloitte/Ogier finishers medals presented upon completion of the course
8.00 – 10.00a.m Complimentary Breakfast buffet
8.00 – 10.00a.m Complimentary Athlete Massage Rub Down by Journeys Spa
9.30 a.m. Awards and presentations.
The BVI Half Marathon is organised in accordance with the international competition
regulations of the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) under the supervision of BVI
Athletics Association. The race is open to all athletes licensed or non licensed of any nationality,
born in or before 1996. Inspections may be carried out during the race to ensure that race
regulations are respected. It is important to note that runners compete in the race at their own
liability and responsibility.
Separate results for men and women. Age categories for men and women over 45 years. First
Place Power Walkers. Relay teams of 2-4 persons, youngest and oldest. Corporate Cup teams of
3 persons employed by the Corporation. Sponsors prizes for best costume, best fundraiser, spirit
of the race and travelled the furthest to participate.
Registration forms are available from BVI Athletics Association. Registration will be accepted
up until the close of registration on December 2nd 2016 at 7.30 p.m. There will be no
registration or collection of bib numbers on the morning of the race.
START AND FINISH
The Start/Finish line is at the 100m start line on the Mondo Track, A.O. Shirley Grounds, Road
Town. On the morning of the race please park on the festival grounds opposite the track and use
the south gate, DO NOT park at the south gate. Please do not walk on the infield.
There are bathroom facilities in the Athletes Building at the track.
Timing will be by clock. Interim times will not be provided. There will be no timing
instruments along the course. Competitors will be permitted up to 9.15.a.m. for completion of
the course. After the “end of race” cyclist/car has passed competitors should move to the side of
the road and respect the Highway Code.
Race documents MUST be collected by the end of registration on Friday. Race numbers will
not be distributed on race day (accommodation will be made for overseas participants who
are unable to attend registration). T-shirts must also be collected at registration.
Fair sportsman-like behaviour is expected of all participants. Please keep to the marked route.
The organizer will disqualify participants in the following cases. Leaving the course, not
rounding the turn cone, alteration of race number. The race number must be worn on the chestand visible at all times.The roads will remain open. Runners should not take undue risk or run into the oncoming traffic.Entrants run at their own liability.AWARDSAll participants will receive a race medal at the finish line (until the finish is closed).Cash prizes will be awarded in the overall running category. The awards will include thefollowing cash prizes (in United States Dollars):PLACE MALE FEMALE1st Overall $ 500.00 $ 500.002nd overall $ 400.00 $ 400.003rd overall $ 250.00 $ 250.004th overall $ 150.00 $ 150.005th overall $ 100.00 $ 100.00VETERAN (OVER 45) 1st$ 100.00 $ 100.00POWER WALKER 1stSponsors awardsCORPORATE TEAM !st Corporate Cup, plus 2ndand 3rd sponsors awardsBottle of champagne for all Corporate Cup TeamsRELAY TEAM 1st$150.00 2ndand 3rdplaces sponsors awardsOLDEST FINISHER $100.00 (male or female)NEW COURSE RECORD $500.00 (currently 1 hour 07 minutes 38 seconds)NEW LADIES COURSE RECORD $250.00 (currently 1 hour 30 minutes 46 seconds)POWER WALKING COURSE RECORD: $100 (currently 2 hours 45 minutes 34 seconds)SPONSORS PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED TO;Corporate Teams (1st through 3rd) and Relay Teams (1stthrough 3rd)Best Costume Spirit of the RaceBest fundraiserTravelled the furthest to participateThe race results will be sent to all competitors by e-mail and will be published in the local press.GENERAL SERVICESRoad safety will be provided by the Royal BVI Police Department. Medical services areprovided by the BVI Red Cross who will follow the race, there are no medical stations on thecourse. The BVI Red Cross has the right and the responsibility to remove any participants withsigns of injury or excessive strain from the race.PREVIOUS YEAR FACTS AND FIGURESThis year marks the 11th anniversary of the BVI Half Marathon, which started in 2006.Adam Wood of the U.S. Virgin Islands won the first race in 1 hour 34 minutes and 40 seconds.Steven Asson dropped the mark in 2007 then in 2008 ran a spirited battle with St. John’s JeremyZuber who lowered the course mark to 1:17.38. In 2009, Trinidad’s Curtis Cox chopped offanother two minutes lowering the record again to 1:15.53.In 2010 the event was held in conjunction with the NEMWIL OECS Half Marathon. NewZealand’s Michael Aish demolished the course record with 1:07:38. In 2011 the title reverted toBVI resident Adam Cole and in 2012 travelled to the USVI as Shane DeGannes went on to claimthe event as his own with a 3-peat win. Shane’s streak came to an end in 2015 when St VincentsPamenos Ballentyne won in 1:19 and in 2016 Shane was edged by Grenada’s Kalique St. Jean.In the ladies field Rachel McDonald has won three times with Belinda Boyd taking the 2008race. McDonald held the ladies record of 1:43.15 until 2010 where NEMWIL OECS ladiesbattled with Tortola resident Maria Mays and Trinidad’s Shermin Lasaldo broke the tape in a newrecord of 1:35:35. In 2011 BVI resident Meriel Steadman took the record down to 1:34:09. StThomas’ Ruth Ann David won the race in 2012 and 2013 with BVI’s Katrina Crumpler takingthe title in 2014 and David returning to demolish the course record again in 2015. In 2016 Davidknocked a further 25 seconds off her course record.In 2006 and 2007 the race was run as a destination course which began at The Jolly Roger inWest End and ended at the Tortola Sports Club in Road Town. The current sunrise coastal loopcourse was introduced in 2008.Former winners are:MALE FEMALE2016 Kalique St. Jean 1:21.25 Ruth Ann David, St, Thomas 1:30:212015 Pamenos Ballentyne, St.Vincent 1:19:18. Ruth Ann David, St. Thomas 1:30:462014 Shane DeGannes, St. Thomas 1:21:18 Katrina Crumpler, BVI 1:38:022013 Shane DeGannes, St. Thomas 1:29:18 Ruth Ann David, St. Thomas 1:35:522012 Shane DeGannes, St. Thomas 1:25:00 Ruth Ann David, St. Thomas 1:34:192011 Adam Cole, BVI 1.28.56 Meriel Steadman, BVI 1.34.092010 Michael Aish, New Zealand 1.07.38 Shermin Lasaldo, Trinidad 1.35.352009 Curtis Cox, Trinidad 1.15.53 Rachael McDonald, BVI 1.43.152008 Jeremy Zuber, USVI 1.17.38 Belinda Boyd, BVI 1.49.402007 Steven Asson, BVI 1.20.17 Rachael McDonald, BVI 1.47.542006 Adam Wood, USVI 1.34.40 Rachael McDonald, BVI 1.51.23.BVI National Records:2011 Zebalon McLean 1:34:45 2006 Darwn Peters 1:54.54.
- December 3, 2017
6:00 am - 10:00 am
- Kay Reddy
- AO Shirley Ground
- Road Town, + Google Map