Category: Bajan Hikes

Hikes and trails in Barbados.

  • The Colin Hudson Great (Barbados) Train Hike

    The Colin Hudson Great (Barbados) Train Hike

    – A spike in Covid-19 cases in Barbados since January 2021 has meant that The 2021 and 2022 Colin Hudson Memorial Great Train Hike was unfortunately cancelled. The Great Train Hike was conceived by Dr. Colin Hudson and the first official walk was on 1st June 2003.  This was the only official Train Hike that Colin did as…

  • Barbados Hiking Association 2018 Hill Challenge

    Barbados Hiking Association 2018 Hill Challenge

    The 2019 Barbados Hill Challenge which is organised by the Barbados Hiking Association will take place on Wednesday 1st May 2019. Here are a selection of photos of those who took part in this annual May Bank holiday event on Tuesday 1st May 2018. For further information on the next  event please contact the organisers:

  • Run Barbados Marathon Weekend 2017

    Run Barbados Marathon Weekend 2017

    The finishing line of the Run Barbados Marathon in 1986 was about 500 Meters away but my legs made that distance feel like 10Km. I eventually finished, got my medal, and swore never to run ever again! The next year I proved conclusively that I could not improve my time by partying 6 nights and…

  • Run Barbados Marathon Weekend 2016

    Run Barbados Marathon Weekend 2016

    The Run Barbados series of races in 2015 ,under new management, saw the highest number of entries in the past 8 years. The Run Barbados Weekend in 2016 will be even bigger and better. The marathon winners from 2015 will return to defend their titles. Jess Draskau (Denmark) who will run the marathon at the…

  • Run Barbados Marathon – Fri 4 Dec to Sun 6 Dec 2015Fun Mile, 5km, 10km, Half Marathon & Full Marathon

    Run Barbados Marathon – Fri 4 Dec to Sun 6 Dec 2015
    Fun Mile, 5km, 10km, Half Marathon & Full Marathon

    Press Release– BTMI engages local sports management team, Island Races, to coordinate a repositioned Run Barbados Marathon Weekend –   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados. 10 JULY 2015 –Run Barbados 2015, kicks off on the weekend of Dec. 4 – 6, is set to be bigger and better in 2015 with… When this press release was circulated every…

  • Memorials for departed friends

    Memorials for departed friends

    Doctor & Professor Sam Cavney, George Baker, Ray Beamer and Bob Scott Between the demolished Long Beach Hotel and the HARP Gun are 3 Cairns built in memory of Sam, Ray and George. For many years I have walked past and wondered who these three men were. Recently Beverly and I walked there. She knew…

  • Barbados Hiking Association: Sagicor 2015 Hill Challenge

    Barbados Hiking Association: Sagicor 2015 Hill Challenge

    This year the Hill Challenge is  sponsored by Sagicor Financial Services, and the name has been changed to reflect this. It is organised by the Barbados Hiking Association and takes place on Friday 1st May, which is a holiday in Barbados. The route is the same as previous years but the start and finish has…

  • Colin Hudson Great Train Hike 2015

    Colin Hudson Great Train Hike 2015

    The Colin Hudson Great Train Hike 2015  took place on Sunday 20th February. The official start was 6am but some started as early as 4am or later in small groups at times that suited them. This meant that the trail was not overloaded with walkers which would have slowed everyone down. Everyone was able to…