BETWEEN OCEAN AND SKY
Dreaming of a tropical island escape with a hit of adrenaline?
Combine running and ultimate relaxation with us at the 2020 BSP Aitutaki Marathon Pursuit in Paradise!
Set on stunning paradise island, Aitutaki - the BSP Aitutaki Marathon ‘Pursuit in Paradise’ event offers three race courses that criss-crosses the tiny island with each step revealing the natural beauty of Aitutaki.
Runners/walkers can choose from the 10km course, half marathon 21.1Km course and the full 42.2km marathon course. 2020 BSP Aitutaki Marathon Pursuit in Paradise will be run from Monday 23 March 2020 to Thursday 26 March.
2020 will mark three years in the running of the fledgling event hosted by Turama Pacific Travel Group's event management department Destination Management Cook Islands (DMCK).
The paradise island event is now growing a reputation on the international marathon scene as a must do event for runners and supporters looking for a unique paradise experience!
"It's got to be done, it's got to be on your list, if you enjoy marathons and want to do something different, something spectacular in a paradise, is the one for you, that's for sure!"
Peter Barron, Scotland
MONDAY 23 MARCH 2020
PASTA NIGHT & RACE BRIEFING
a pasta dinner for all runners and supporters will be held to ensure everyone is fueled up for the big race tomorrow. there will be a full race briefing and the opportunity for final race registrations to be completed.
TUESDAY 24 MARCH 2020
All 3 distances will start from Ootu Point. Complimentary buses will be available to pick up participants in the morning to get you to the start line.
WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH 2020
PRIZE GIVING DINNER
What better way to recover from the previous days running than a day out on the stunning Aitutaki Lagoon?! The Official Prize Giving, Dinner and Entertainment will begin at 06.00pm.
THURSDAY 26 MARCH 2020
RUNWAY 5KM FUN RUN
Run will start late afternoon, after the planes have left, heading south to the end of the runway and back. Afterwards those inclined are invited back to the Aitutaki Golf Club for a couple of cold ones, plus sample some local foods that will be on sale as a fund-raiser for community projects.
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