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Atlantis Returns As Platinum Sponsor For SIRW

3/13/2017 3:43:19 PM


Atlantis, Paradise Island will return as a Platinum sponsor for the 9th annual Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW).

SIRW, which includes the Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® and Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas (SIMB), will take place January 13-14, 2018.

On Thursday, several members of Sunshine Insurance’s senior team paid a courtesy call on Paradise Island President and Managing Director, Howard Karawan and Atlantis, Paradise Island Senior VP of Public Affairs, Ed Fields.

To register for the weekend of events, visit www.komenbahamas.org and www.marathonbahamas.com.

 

Caption L-R: Sunshine Insurance VP of Development, Dwayne Swaby; Atlantis, Paradise Island President and Managing Director, Howard Karawan; Marathon Bahamas Chairman, Sir Franklyn Wilson and Atlantis, Paradise Island Senior VP of Public Affairs, Ed Fields. (Photo/Chakita Archer)

NASSAU, Bahamas (February 8, 2017) – the 8th annual Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW) generated more than 1,800 room nights and over $2.5 million in visitor spending.
The relay segment was a popular component of the eighth running of Marathon Bahamas
For months, people around the world, and here at home, were preparing for the Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend, and for the fifth consecutive year, Caribbean Bottling Company, the local producer of Coca-Cola products, was there.
Twenty-one Strides for Hope members will be traveling to The Bahamas to participate in the 8th annual Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas (SIMB). The event will be held on Sunday, January 15th beginning at Junkanoo Beach.
BTC will once again support this weekend’s Susan G Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure and Marathon Bahamas events.
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According to Sunshine Insurance Vice President Shelly Wilson, the Marathon Bahamas segment of the company's race weekend has attracted a substantial amount of the international runners to the shores of The Bahamas once again, as the annual event continues to grown from year to year.
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology's Sports Unit has stepped up to sponsor both the student run segment of Marathon Bahamas and the Fourteen Clubs Golf Academy.
Registration for the Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas (SIMB) relay is trending ahead of the 2015 numbers by about 65 percent. In 2016, the relay was a sold out event.
Over the January 14-15 weekend of 2017, in New Providence, the eighth running of the Sunshine Insurance Marathon Bahamas will take place.

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