About Walkers Cayman Islands Marathon
The Walkers Cayman Islands Marathon is held annually on the first Sunday in December. The event consists of a full marathon, half marathon, four-person relay and Kids Fun Run. It is extremely popular with both local and visiting runners alike.
The next Walkers Cayman Islands Marathon will take place on Sunday December 1st 2024
- Full Marathon 26.2 miles – 2 loops of the course
- Half Marathon 13.1 miles – 1 loop of the course
- Wheelchair Half Marathon – 1 loop of the course
- Four person relay – 26.2 miles, 4 person team relay
- Kids Fun Run – 5-12 years old, 0.5 miles
Caribbean island is an incredible place to run a marathon and Grand
Cayman doesn’t disappoint! The picturesque course takes you through the
financial district of George Town, along the beautiful waterfront and
through South Sound with its charming homes and magnificent views of the
sea. Temperatures are usually around the low 70s, with a cooling breeze
ensuring comfortable conditions. And despite the early start, the
Cayman community is up and out to help motivate tired runners with
music, creatively decorated water stands and cheers along the route!
Rated as one of the best marathons in the world
The Cayman Islands Full Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay is one of the biggest sporting events in the Cayman calendar attracting over 1,500 participants and over 300 volunteers.
It’s a safe, friendly, well organised and growing race that is garnering plenty of attention worldwide. It's been listed as number 14 in The 30 Best Marathons in the Entire World by the Daily Burn and in BuzzFeed it as number seven in the ‘25 Crazy Fun Marathons That Are Totally Worth Training For’ list.
The race route is IAAF-sanctioned, chip-timed and a Boston Qualifier. It is also flat and fast, ensuring ideal running conditions whether you’re a newbie runner or a seasoned competitor chasing down that next PR!