Run in the Paradise
Cubans Olimpic Champions: María Caridad Colón, Javier Sotomayor, Federico Rosa (Athletic Manager), José Luis Aguilera, Juan Pineda (Athletic Manager), Fernando Pineda (CEO), Joel Lamela, Ana Fidelia Quirós, Orlando González (Athletic Federation) y Alberto Juantorena.
The Varadero International Half Marathon, since its beginning in 2018, is committed to elite competition. In the last edition, on March 31, 2019 the Kenyan Timothy Kiplagat Ronoh won the race again, with a new record of 1h 02'51''.
Undoubtedly, this makes it the fastest Half Marathon in the Caribbean.
In 2019, nearly 1,400 runners of 18 different nationalities participated, in both events: Half Marathon and 10 Km. The presence of 7 Cuban Olympic champions, including Ana Fidelia Quirot, who participated in the Half Marathon, motivated all participants. Once both races finished, children and adults of all ages run the Fun Run Race.
On March 29, 2020, the Varadero International Half Marathon will host the "Cuba National Half Marathon Championship" and for the first time the "NACAC Championship" (North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association).
In a paradisiacal environment, in the largest Resort on the Island of Cuba, Varadero offers all the possibilities to run on a flat, coastal route with an ideal temperature of about 20 ºC. After the race, as in previous editions, there will be a celebration party with a Cuban orchestra and drinks and food stalls. Runners of different nationalities can enjoy a unique and paradisiacal race.