Running/Triathlon

Prizes up for grabs at Butterfield & Vallis 5K

  • Action from last year's race

The Butterfield & Vallis 5K will be held right on the heels of Bermuda Race Weekend on Sunday, January 27.

The Bermuda Heart Foundation will again be the recipients of the race proceeds and the race will launch their Heart Month events next month.

The races start at 8.30am with a 1k race for lower primary students. At 9am the primary and middle School boys and girls will run the 2.7k route and at 9.30am the senior school students and adults will run 5k.

Walkers will start five minutes after the runners. The primary, middle and secondary schools with the most entries with be awarded $500.

Draw prizes will include two pedal bikes from Winnersí Edge, Sportseller vouchers and an iPad donated by New York Presbyterian Hospital.

BF&M have donated Fitbits to all category winners. There will also be a corporate prize for the company with the most entries.

Volunteers from the Bermuda Heart Foundation will be assisting with the race both with marshaling the course and manning the water stops.

The first 1,000 participants at number pick-up will receive a goodie bag filled with products from Highland Spring, Planters, Robin Hood, Axe, Ronzoni and Planters Punchers PLUS a fabulous dri-fit shirt courtesy of New York Presbyterian Hospital.

The first 1,000 finishers will receive a fun fidget spinner medal and all prize winners will receive a gift certificate and a commemorative glass mug.

To register, go to www.racedayworld.com. Paper entries are available at the Sportseller, at both Butterfield & Vallis locations and should be dropped off at the Sportseller.

Paper entries close on Wednesday, January 23 at 4.45pm and online entries close at 6pm on Friday, January 25.

Late registration and number pick-up will be on Saturday, January 26 between 10am & 2pm at Butterfield & Vallis.