The Butterfield Mile will see The Royal Gazette Bermuda Triangle Challenge participants share the stage as they run along Front Street in the city of Hamilton to the cheers and encouragement of the island’s residents. Participants in the Butterfield Front Street Mile will run in waves, which will be indicated on your race bib.
For Royal Gazette Bermuda Triangle Challenge runners, the Butterfield Mile begins outside the Number One Car Park on Front Street in Hamilton. Runners proceed west down Front Street, beyond the iconic bird cage for 1000m, and then loop back to head east until the turning point near the intersection of Spurling Hill and Front Street (the Longtail statues). Heading back west, runners will finish in front of the flag pole.
Elite runners, youth runners, and local qualifiers will follow the traditional Front Street Mile Course with the second turning point around the longtail statue.
The BF&M 10k course begins and ends at the North Field of Bermuda’s National Sports Centre. Runners will head south on Montpelier Road to Middle Road, take a left and continue east on Middle Road into Flatts Village. Runners will then turn onto North Shore Road and follow until they reach the Barkers Hill roundabout, then head up Palmetto Hill. Runners will follow Palmetto Road west, take a left onto Frog Lane and follow Frog Lane back to the finish at the North Field.
The PwC Bermuda Half Marathon course will begin in front of the Hamilton Princess Hotel on Pitts Bay Road in the City of Hamilton. The course will run east toward Front Street and Trimingham Hill. Runners will then turn east on South Shore Road and continue on the scenic South Shore Road for approximately 4 miles. Runner will then turn left on Devil’s Hole Hill Road to Harrington Sound Road where the runners will head west. The course continues into Flatts Village and runs along the beautiful and scenic North Shore Road for approximately 4.5 miles. At the end of North Shore Road, runners will turn left onto St. John’s Road and back toward the finish on Pitts Bay Road at Barr’s Bay Park.