Insurance Race Weekend is in it’s sixth annual running of the marathon,
half marathon, relay and it’s fifth running and partnership with the
Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® 5K, January 17-18 , 2015.
Held on the idyllic island of the capital of The Bahamas, Nassau,
which is immersed in history, natural charm, beauty, white-sand beaches,
aquamarine waters and hospitable and welcoming residents, Marathon
Bahamas has become the pre-eminent endurance event of the country.
The event features runners from 25 countries and 31 states and is
supported by a large volunteer contingent from every walk of Bahamian
The Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® exceeded the 1400 mark in 2014 and is trending even higher.
Sunshine Insurance, in its role as the lead sponsor and organizer for
Marathon Bahamas, has fostered a strategic partnership between Marathon
Bahamas and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the global leader of the
breast cancer movement and the world’s largest grassroots network of
breast cancer survivors and activists – a partnership that could
significantly impact the health of Bahamians, especially in the areas of
breast cancer and other women’s health issues.
The Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure is an annual event not
only to raise money for the beneficiaries but also to bring attention to
the dreaded disease that affect so many of our Bahamian women. 100
percent of the money raised by the Race for the Cure will remain in The
Bahamas to fund breast cancer and women’s health programs.
Beneficiaries for the events are: The Cancer Society of The Bahamas,
The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, Sister Sister Breast Cancer
Support Group, The Bahamas Breast Cancer Initiative and the Cancer
Association of Grand Bahama.