Lonely Planet Writer

Grenada hosts its first marathon - in the dark!

Grenada will be hosting its very first marathon this weekend, but the event won’t be like the average race.

St George's, Grenada.
St George’s, Grenada, where the marathon will take place. Image by Tony Hisgett / CC BY 2.0

The Run de Spice will be an epic nighttime event, as all runners will be given LED lights and glowsticks to light their way, creating a bright light show for onlookers and participants alike. The event will start and end on the Morne Rouge playing field, and the marathon will begin at 4:00 PM, with a half marathon starting at 5:30 and a 5K race at 6:30, and a mile run at 6:40.

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