The below information is provided in good faith and based on the best information available from the organizers.
Check the event website or social media pages or contact the organizers for further information.

The next Run246 Newsletter will be published in early June.

Barbados remains under a  formal curfew from 8pm until 5am. Between the hours of 5am and 8am all activities are limited.
The most recent modifications to previously issued "stay-at-home" provisions were announced by the Prime Minister on 14 May and will come into effect on Monday 18 May 2020.

(13) No person shall host or attend [...] (b) a recreational or competitive sporting event; [...] - previously Para. (9)
(18) Beaches shall be opened from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (a physical distance of at least 6 feet shall be observed between individuals unless they are members of the same household). Parks shall be closed. [...] - previously Para. (14)
(22) No group exceeding 3 persons who are not members of the same household are permitted to exercise beyond the curtilage of their residence and they must adhere to physical distancing. - previously Para. (21)

Contravening the directive may result in a fine of B$50,000 or a 12 month prison sentence or both.

(27) Without affecting paragraphs (13)(b) and (26) persons may engage in recreational and sport activity set out in the Second Schedule in accordance with the conditions and protocols specified therein in relation to those activities.

Second Schedule - Activity Protocol for Sports (Paragraph (27)
General Description: Activity that can be conducted by a solo athlete or by pairs where at least 1.5m can always be maintained between participants. No contact between athletes and/ or other personnel. Examples for all sports - general fitness aerobic and anaerobic (e.g. running, cycling sprints, hills). Strength and sport-specific training permitted if no equipment required, or have access to own equipment (e.g. ergometer, weights). Online coaching and resources (e.g. videos, play books)
General Hygiene Measures: No sharing of exercise equipment or communal facilities. Apply personal hygiene measures even when training away from group facilities - hand hygiene regularly during training (hand sanitisers) plus strictly pre and post training. Do not share drink bottles or towels. Do not attend training if unwell (contact doctor). Spitting and clearing of nasal/respiratory secretions on ovals or other sport settings must be strongly discouraged.
Spectators, additional personnel: No spectators. However, a parent or caregiver may attend if required.

CommentRunners, Hikers and Triathletes are advised to use their discretion, run on their own, avoid main roads where front-line workers and those in essential service may be walking to and from work and catch transportation. Any form of organized running or other training activity is not allowed, unless within the above guidelines.

(last updated 17 May 2020 2130)

For further updates, check regularly with the Barbados Government Information Service (BGIS)

ALL Upcoming Races/Events have been CANCELLED

21 March 2020 - 4:00pm - First Base 5K Run/Walk (Road) - STATUS UNCLEAR, LIKELY CANCELLED

28 March 2020 - 6:00am - De Heart Uh Barbados 10K and 5K Walk (Road) - CANCELLED

28 March 2020 - 3:30pm - BAR 10K Team Cross Country Challenge (Road and Trail) - POSTPONED

29 March 2020 - 3:30pm - Ray Bayley Celebrity Mixed Relay Triathlon (Triathlon) - POSTPONED

29 March 2020 - 4:00pm - DEM Tsunami Awareness 5K Run/Walk (Road) - POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER

5 April 2020 - 4:00pm - Melanie Kristin Price Foundation 5K Run and Walk (Road) - STATUS UNCLEAR, LIKELY CANCELLED

1 May 2020 - 6:00am - Hill Challenge 21.1km Run/Hike (mostly trail) CANCELLED - Training Runs, click here for info

Past Events

8 March 2020 - 3:30pm - RBC/UWI Race for the Kids 5K Run and Walk (Road)

23 February 2020 - 4:15pm Holetown Festival 5K Run (Road)

23 February 2020 - 6:00am Coverly 5K Run/Walk (Road) - RESULTS

22 February 2020 - 3:00pm BAR 5K Mixed Terrain Run (Road and Trail) - RESULTS

22 February 2020 - 4:00pm Guyanese Association of Barbados 5K Run/Walk (Road) - RESULTS

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Useful Links for other running and hiking activities in Barbados:

Road Races:  Ufukuzo Barbados Race Calendar 2020 (1st edition 2 January 2020 by Eric Clarke / Ufukuzo Road Racing Club)
                        Elite Sports Race Calendar (

Hiking:            Barbados Hiking Association Events Calendar 2020 - free hikes, more info on BHA/National Trust Hikes on BajanThings
                             Barbados Hiking Association Facebook Group - free hikes
                        Trail Blazers Barbados Facebook Group - free hikes
                        Xtreme Hikers Barbados Facebook Page - public hikes are free, private hikes can be arranged for a fee
                        Xtreme Hikers Barbados Instagram
                        Bajan Fusion Facebook Page - various fitness and healthy living related activities (fee)
                        Bajan Fusion Instagram Page

Hashing:         Barbados Hash House Harriers - every Saturday (3:30pm), Bank Holiday (11:00am) and Full Moon (7:00pm)

Obstacles:      Barbados Adventure Race - multiple events throughout the year  - Tune into: The BAR Cast: Android - Apple
                        Barbados Ninja Throwdown

General Info on Barbados:       Bajan Things  (William Burton sharing Bajan History, Folklore, etc.)