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Guam International Marathon
Location: Governor Joseph Flores Memorial Park, Ypao Beach
Address: Tumon, Guam 96913
Times: Marathon 3:00am/Half Marathon 4:30am/10K 5:30am/5k 5:15am
Phone: 671-646-9171 Ext.3003
Introducing the 2015 Guam International Marathon
The Guam Visitors Bureau along with the Pacific Islands Club and United Airlines, will host the 2015 Guam International Marathon (to include a half marathon, 10k and 5k) on Sunday, April 12, 2015. We look forward to hosting you! Get geared up and share with your family and friends.
ABOUT THE COURSE
The Guam International Marathon, including the half marathon, 10K and 5K, are out and back race courses that start and end at the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) in Tumon. Runners start immediately in front of GVB in Tumon. All races proceed north on Pale San Vitores Road before taking a right hand turn on Route 14A (Tumon Bay Road). At Marine Corps Drive (K-Mart intersection) runners will take a right hand turn and head south.
The marathon course has been certified by AIMS/IAAF and is a Boston Marathon qualifier. AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races) is affiliated with the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), the world governing body for the sport of track and field.
5K race participants will make a U turn in front of the Century Plaza Building in Tamuning and retrace their route back to GVB in Tumon, all other runners will continue running south on Marine Corps Drive.
10K race participants will make a U turn just past the Alupang Beach Tower in Tamuning at the Trinchera Beach Park and then retrace their route back to GVB in Tumon.
Marathon and Half Marathon runners will continue to head south on Marine Corps Drive through East Hagatna and Hagatna.
Half Marathon race participants reach the half-way point of their race on Marine Corps Drive just past the Governor's Complex, Adelup. Half Marathon runners will then make U turn and retrace their route back to GVB in Tumon.
Marathon race participants continue to head south on Marine Corps Drive At the intersection of Marine Corps Drive and Route 11 (Cabras Island Road), runners will take a right hand turn and run in towards the commercial Port Authority of Guam. Runners will run almost to the commercial Port before making a U turn and retrace their route back along Cabras Island Road. Upon reaching Marine Corps Drive, runners will take a right hand turn and continue heading south on Marine Corps Drive. The marathon course reaches its halfway point just past the stoplight at Polaris Point. Runners will continue past Polaris Point and continue heading south until reaching the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center, at which point the marathon course makes a U turn and heads back north on Marine Corps Drive. Runners continue running north on Marine Corps Drive and run through the Cabras Island Rd. intersection. Runners do not go back into the Cabras Island Road on the return. Runners will continue north on Marine Corps Drive retracing their route all the way back to the Tumon Bay Road (K-Mart intersection) taking a left hand turn down the hill and taking a final left hand turn onto Pale San Vitores and then back to GVB in Tumon for the finish.