Royal Caribbean announces Royal 5K in St. Maarten
Royal Caribbean announced its first ever "Royal 5K" running event to be held in St. Maarten on December 16, 2010. This race will be open to those cruising aboard Allure of the Seas.
This special race coincides with a cruise itinerary dedicated to running enthusiasts that include vitality-themed activities, such as
- Join fellow runners by exploring the different ports of call with group fun runs
- Meet high profile racing athletes during private meet & greets
- Attend seminars & lectures with high profile athletes
- Receive personal training tips from experts
- Test your speed with a chance to set a world record time at sea
- Recognize everyone's accomplishments with an awards ceremony
- Be entered for a chance to win prizes including a grand prize trip to ESPN Headquarters
The race package costs $50 for adults and $35 for children. Guests may register onboard the ship or in advance at the Royal 5K site. Participating guests will receive a commemorative race t-shirt, as well as exclusive access to a post-race reception on board.
“Royal Caribbean is delighted to offer this very special Royal 5K run in St. Maarten to Allure of the Seas’ guests,” said Lisa Bauer, senior vice president, Hotel Operations, Royal Caribbean International. “As part of our commitment to provide guests healthier vacation options, we look for opportunities like these to enhance our Vitality programming onboard and drive awareness of a health-conscious lifestyle. Coupled with an unprecedented line-up of new entertainment aboard Allure of the Seas, guests on this sailing will have a wide spectrum of exciting and heart-pumping options for an amazing cruise vacation.”