Race Week Activities

Dolphin Academy Curacao: First price Man & Woman all distances is “the” Dolphin encounter at Dolphin Academy! Would  you also like to Meet, swim, snorkel or dive with a dolphin, run to dolphin-academy.com


Thursday, November 23 and Sunday November 26
Book your Sunset Boat trip to Spanish Water and Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge (participants & friends/ family get 20% discount)

4:30 pm – 07:00 pm
Starts at Marina Lions Dive & Beach Resort. On the Caribbean Sunset trip you will cruise to the Spanish Waters and enjoy the sunset of the day while cruising along our beautiful coastline to the entrance of the harbor. While you navigate along the entrance of the harbor you can enjoy the Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge and Willemstad’s famous historical and colorful architecture which is a Unesco World Heritage. Reservations:  grace@pelican-curacao.com


Saterday, November 25 
Race Packet Pickup 
8:00 AM-4:00 PM  Race Packets containing your Race Number with the attached Mylaps Timing Chip will be available for pick up a the KLM Curacao Marathon Expo. Finisher shirts will be available (if not sold out) at the Expo. Please be aware that if you didn’t pre-order a finisher shirt, we can’t guarantee your size will still be available at EXPO. To pre-order your finisher shirt, order via your race entry form. Bring your confirmation email to the packet pick up.  Residents of Curacao (local Tariff) must be able to show their Sedula or Curacao driving license. Important: Race numbers will not be handed out on race day. If you need to have someone else pick up your packet, you must provide them with a copy of your photo ID and confirmation.
At the expo you can change your distance.
The deadline for (online) changes was, October 15, 2016. Moving forward all changes will be processed at the Solutions Desk at the Expo during Expo hours only. Please make sure to collect your bib number first before heading to the Solutions Booth. The costs for changes are NAFL 10,-

Saturday evening, November 25
Pasta Party with Piano show by Tico Roberto & Friends

6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Fuel-up at the pre-race pasta dinner at restaurant Hemingway on the beach held at our host hotel the Lions Dive & Beach Resort. Friends and family are invited, so purchase tickets for the entire family. To pre-order your Pasta party ticket(s), order via your race entry form or mail to info@hemingwaycuracao.com

Sunday, November 26 
1:30 – 10:30 AM Breakfast at Restaurant Hemingway, Lions Dive & Beach Resort, USD 17,50 reservations: info@hemingwaycuracao.com


4:00 AM start Marathon
6:00 AM start Half marathon
6:45 AM start Trail 10.5 km
7:00 AM start 10 km (walk or run)
7:30 AM start 5 km (walk or run)
3:00 – 11:45 AM Drop-off / pick up small luggage is possible at Restaurant Nemo / Lions Dive & Beach Resort during Race Day
11:00 AM Price ceremony all distances. Category: Men and Women Nr 1, 2 and 3
11:30 AM “Tombula” residents Curacao, Aruba and Bonaire: 2 KLM return flight tickets Curacao-Amsterdam
12:00 AM – 3:00 PM Book your lunch at Restaurant Hemmingway reservations: info@hemingwaycuracao.com


Sunday evening, November 26

7:00 PM start Marathon After party at restaurant Hemingway with “los Comprades” (Typical Cuban-Salasa music). Diner reservations: info@hemingwaycuracao.com