Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The Kingston City Run will be hosted in the city of Kingston, the capital of Jamaica. The largest English-speaking city south of Miami, a UNESCO Creative City for Music and home to the Bob Marley Museum. The event will take place in section of what is commonly called “New Kingston”.
The race is open to everybody – locals, regional and international participants are all welcome!
The event will take place over the weekend of March 15 – 17, 2019. The Race Day is Sunday, March 17th.
All three races will be timed using bib chip timing.
 The main international airport is the Norman Manley International and this airport is serviced by several international airlines including American Airlines, Caribbean Airlines, Jet Blue, West Jet, Air Canada Rouge , British Airways, Copa, Delta, Spirit and Insel Air. The airport to the main hotel area is about 20 minutes by car. You can also use the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay and book either a private car or coach transfer to Kingston. The ride to Kingston is approximately 3 hours.
Yes, special accommodation weekend packages are being offered by Kingston hotels including Altamont Court, The Courtleigh Hotel & Suites, The Jamaica Pegasus, The Knutsford Court Hotel, Hotel Four Seasons, Christar Villas, The Spanish Court Hotel,  Liguanea Club and The Courtyard by Marriorr.
Yes, there will be several sectional prizes including Top Male, Top Female, Age Group Prizes for Male and Female, Fastest Mascot among others. Over 60 prize categories will be offered.
Yes, the Kingston City Run for 2019 will again be focusing on providing sustainable support for the Homeless population of Kingston and Jamaica.
For the 5K there will be 3 water/hydraton stops, for the 10K there will be 6 and for the 1/2 marathon there will be a total of 12 stops.