Derby Committee President, Dr Gina Tucker said, “I am simply thrilled about this celebratory year and am extremely grateful for the support shown by Argus as our new lead sponsor. Our shared legacies of commitment to the health and wellness of our community create a perfect partnership to take the Derby to the next level. We have so much in store for both the running and broader community and I encourage everyone to be part of the celebration. This year is sure to be the
biggest and best yet.”
Registration and full details can be found on the new website www.bermudamarathon.bm and updates and content will also be shared on Twitter (@BdaHalfMarathon), Instagram (@BdaHalfMarathon) and Facebook (facebook.com/BdaHalfMarathon).
Executive Vice President, Client Solutions, Wanda Richardson of the Argus Group added, “We are extremely excited to support the Bermuda Half Marathon Derby as lead sponsor. It is important to us that we support events that share our interests. As a highly regarded event on the Bermuda athletic calendar, the Derby has encouraged physical well–being and cultivated strong community spirit year after year. We value the opportunity to partner with the Derby on its 110th anniversary. Argus is proud to be part of its continuing story.”
With the support of Argus and other valued sponsors Burrows Lightbourn Ltd., BGA Wholesale Distributor, Appleby, RUBiS Energy Bermuda, Rayclan Limited, Beyond Fitness Bermuda, Bermuda Skyport Corporation, Fairmont Southampton, The Reefs, Smiler’s Tuning & Repair, Travel Edge and the People’s Pharmacy, the Derby Committee is on track to reignite the community spirit originally set alight in 1909 on the day the first race was run.
To broaden the participation and engagement of the community and in recognition of the Derby’s 110th anniversary, many exciting new initiatives will be launched this year including:
The “You Can Win!” Programme: Become eligible to win a grand prize if you are a first time Derby runner, a volunteer, or register early.