Gozo Half Marathon 2014

11 Mar 2014 23:00
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Press Release

The 39th edition of the Gozo Half Marathon is being held on Sunday 27th of April. The event, which is the largest athletic event in Gozo attracting hundreds of athletes, will incorporate a number of races. Apart from the half marathon (13.1 mile), athletes can participate in a number of other races.

While adults can participate in the 13.1 mile, 8 mile and 13.1 mile mountain bike races, children can take part in the 4km or 2km, depending on their ages. Registration for the 2 km Fun Run is open to all ages, making it possible for the whole family to participate and enjoy a day out.

All races start at 9.15 am and conveniently start and end at the Xaghra Square. A total of 89 trophies will be awarded to the best performers.

Fees for applications received by the 18th of April are set at just €12 for adults and 5€ for children and fun run participants. The fee is inclusive as a participation medal, transport between Mgarr Ferry Terminal and Xaghra Square, as well as showering and sanitary facilities. Late application fees apply after 18th of April, with no application will be accepted after 25th of April.

Interested participants can register for any of the races online at www.gozomarathon.org/apply/. For more information please visit www.gozomarathon.org. The organizers can be contacted through email on [email protected] or by telephone on 79797957.

The Gozo Half Marathon Organizing Committee lies within the Xaghra Youth Centre and is being proudly supported by Xaghra Local Council, Ministry for Gozo, Malta Tourism Authority, San Michel and Gatorade.