Registrations for 2019 Gozo Half Marathon are open

15 Jan 2019 17:40
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Press Release
Credit : Gozo Half Marathon

The Gozo Half Marathon Organising Committee is proud to announce that registrations for participation in the 44th edition of the Teamsport Gozo Half Marathon are now open. The event is by far the largest and longest-standing athletic event in Gozo attracting hundreds of local and foreign athletes.

The 2019 edition marks a very special edition for one of Malta’s most anticipated racing events with several changes to the event format which will make it a truly unique running experience. In fact, the event will be spread over two days – 27 & 28 April – making it a perfect opportunity for friends and families alike to spend a weekend in Gozo, enjoying the untouched beauty of Malta’s sister island and experiencing this revolutionary format of the event, which is the first of its kind in the Maltese Islands.

For the first time ever, competitive races for children (Kids 2km and Kids 4km) will take place on Saturday 27th April 2019 making it possible for athletic parents/relatives to watch their little ones run. On Sunday 28th April 2019, apart from the half marathon, the organisers are proud to debut a new 10km route which will replace the previous 8-mile race. The Sunday event will also feature a number of non-competitive runs/walks, namely 10km walk, 5km walk, family 5km run, and family 2km run.

Credit : Gozo Half Marathon

“We aim to improve the quality of the event year in year out” noted Mark Bonnici, President of the organising committee. The Gozo Tourism Association has recognized the efforts of the Gozo Half Marathon organisers, who were awarded with the ‘Gozo Cultural/Social Tourism Achievement Award 2018’.

The Gozo Half Marathon Organizing Committee is being proudly supported by Teamsport, Diadora, Malta Tourism Authority, Ministry for Gozo, San Michel and Xaghra Local Council.

The Gozo Half Marathon has been supported by the Ministry for Gozo NGO Assistance Scheme, a funding programme for Voluntary Organisations on the Island of Gozo.