United Airlines Guam Marathon: Running and Racing in Paradise
Now in its fifth year, the United Airlines Guam Marathon (UGM) has evolved into one of the premier running events in Micronesia and welcomes recreational runners from around the world with a festive atmosphere that epitomizes Guam’s Håfa Adai spirit.
The UGM event includes 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon race distances on a mostly flat course that features miles of scenic ocean views. With Guam’s warm tropical weather and close proximity to Asia, UGM is an ideal winter running event that combines fitness goals and vacation dreams into one unforgettable trip.
This year, runners and spectators will be able to enjoy an all-new BBQ Beach Party with live BBQ stations, music and cultural entertainment, beach games and activities, the traditional Tumon Bay post race dip, beachfront photo opportunities, local food and beverage concessions, and more! The BBQ Beach Party is open to all participants and the general public at Governor Joseph F. Flores Memorial Park (Ypao Beach).
Your UGM experience doesn’t end there. As part of the 2017 event, all registered runners will receive access to exclusive shopping and dining discounts to enjoy up to a week after the races. There are many things to see and experience on Guam as you relax and recover after the event. Learn about Chamorro history and culture, enjoy the local cuisine, experience an ocean adventure, and soak up the sun on a white sand beach.
It’s time to take your running hobby to a global level! Come join us in paradise for the 5th Annual United Airlines Guam Marathon on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Register now!
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