NHLDC Island Relay

The Nevis Housing & Land Development Corporation as part of its 25th Anniversary celebrations will be staging an Island relay run on Saturday 14th November 2009.
See Relay Route    Updated information in yellow.
The Nevis Amateur Athletic Association will be providing organizational arrangements and Technical expertise for the planning and implementation of this 20 mile run. As part of the preparation of the Island Relay Run, a series of road runs will be held (schedule to be posted shortly).





  • Start: 2:30 pm on Saturday 14th November 2009
  • Part of the 25th Anniversary celebration for the Nevis Housing & Land Development Corporation (NHLDC)
  • Goal: - "25th Anniversary celebration for the Nevis Housing & Land Development Corporation”
  • All officials to wear the designed T-shirts for the 25th Anniversary celebration




  • Nevis Housing & Land Development Corporation (NHLDC)




  • Registration (FREE)
  • Registration Forms will be available on Friday 6th November (teams of eight (8) persons)
  • Registration will be at the NHLDC Offices, Ministry of Sports, Nevis Amateur Athletic Association (NAAA) Officers (from Friday 6th November)
  • Registration by teams - Clubs, Groups of Individuals (Cricket, Football, Netball, Track etc.)




  • The Island Relay Run will start 2:30 pm from the Hunkin’s Drive in Charlestown.
  • Athlete’s assembly area in front of the Sports Museum
  • Teams should arrive at the Assembly area by 1:30 pm
  • The Finish line will be in front the old Treasury Building in Charlestown.




  • Charlestown to Charlestown via Gingerland
  • 20 Miles / 36 Kilometers, undulating course with some hills
  • Course map provided




  • Categories: Open Only (Male & female compete in a joint Open category - Separate male & female classes not allowed for)
  • Cash Awards for the 1st Three teams in the Open category
  • First Three finishers in the Open Category receive Team trophies
  • All team members receive medals for the 1st three teams (Gold/Silver/Bronze), including the alternate athlete
  • Other awards - Youngest & oldest male & female participants and other awards
  • Certificates for all who participate
  • T- Shirts for all participants (proposed)




  1. Brown Hill (at Main road intersection)
  2. Chickenstone (at Main road intersection)
  3. Zion (top of Hill)
  4. Butlers (at Health Center)
  5. Medical University
  6. Vance W. Amory International Airport
  7. Cotton Ground (Five Turnings)
  8. Finish at Charlestown




  • NHLDC Information will be provided at the former Treasury Building
  • A snack will be provided to all participants and officials after the event in the Sports Museum area
  • Awards ceremony to include brief remarks by the representatives from the Ministry of Sports, NHLDC and others 
  • Music and various announcements will also be provided to the General Public




  • A "LIVE" Video feed of the race will be provided on the Nevis Amateur Athletic Association website on www.nevisaaa.com
  • Transportation to be provided to all participant and officials
  • Medical support will be provided




  • Nevis Amateur Athletic Association (NAAA)
  • Police Department
  • Red Cross
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Youth & Sports
  • Education Department
  1. Teams will consist of eight (8) persons teams with one alternate
  2. Registration will close on Friday 13th November.
  3. Registration forms will be available from NHLDC offices, NAAA officials and other locations to be named (A Form will be available here on Friday 6th November) 
  4. Each team members will run approximately 2.5 miles (approx. length of each leg). Relay legs are of varying lengths and differing elevation changes.
  5. A team member can only run one (1) leg of the relay
  6. The race will commence and be completed in Charlestown (at the old Treasury Building)
  7. Water stations will be provided at every station (9 in total including the start/finish)
  8. Awards will include medals, trophies and prize money (T-Shirts likely)
  9. Transportation will be provided for all teams to and from the stations (from the starting point)
  10. An identified baton must be passed at each station