Sunday March 17, 2019.
The Marathon will start at exactly 5:00 am and the Half will follow at 5:30am. If there is an unexpected delay, we will start 1 hour later.
Online registration will close one day prior to race day at 11:59 pm.
Only finishers of the race will receive official 2019 LGH Marathon medals.
You can pay your fees with all the major credit cards, debit, money order, cashier’s checks and the LGH marathon gift card.
Due to the cause behind this marathon and the lack of these types of events in Haiti, we expect a lot of the participants running in the marathon to be doing so for the first time. Therefore, we decided to make the marathon walker-friendly with a generous cut-off time of 8 hours to accommodate those without running experience. Individuals who are still out there after 6-7 hours are encourage to not be embarrassed and to get into the “sag wagon” to safely get transported to the finish line.
No. It is very difficult to convince the city to close the streets. However, we do our absolute best to manage the streets with the national police to make a safe course for all the participants and we must clear the streets by the stated time (8 hours after the start time). Also, expect to go through public street markets as that plays a major part in the country’s continuing economic growth. Our volunteers will do their best to make it as safe as possible for you on the course and provide you with all the support you need.
We are continuously working and pushing for the city to close down specific areas of the streets. But, the city has to consider the lack of alternative roads available for vehicles to get from point a to b and because of that, the race needs to attract at least 500 or more participants for our request to be considered.
Yes, you can at the Expo. There will be no refunds. If you move up in distance please be prepared to pay the price difference.
Our policy is no refunds, but you can transfer to another individual or to another LGH Marathon event. It’s your hard earn money, you should be able to use it. 🙂
Yes, as long as you have permission from that person. A photo of the person’s ID is required.
No, you must pick it up at the Expo unless pre arranged or you can have someone else pick it up for you. We understand that some people are coming from other countries. Email us if this is the case.
Each team member can pick up their packet individually or someone who is part of a team can pick up multiple packets at once. The team captain is not required to be present to pick up packets.
Yes, the race will be chip-timed.
No, there is one start time.
It is extremely important to be on time for the transportation. Please, do not get distracted by friends and other activities that could deter your on-time arrival at the start.
No. But, transportation is extremely recommended for all international participants (athletes) in an effort to make life easier. The transportation selection deadline is 11:59 p.m. on March 16, 2019. You are encouraged to make a transportation selection even if you feel that you are capable of getting to the starting line on your own.
Yes. But, once you have decided to make your own arrangements for transportation; send us an email. This will let us know you have made your own arrangements.