The La Romana-Bayahíbe Hotels Association and the La Romana Bayahibe Tourism Cluster announced the fifth edition of the Bayahíbe 10k race, to be held on Sunday, September 17th starting at 7am. Ana Garcia-Sotoca Pascual, executive director of the La Romana-Bayahibe Hotels Association, explained that the race will start from La Punta de Bayahibe and the funds obtained will be used for the construction of the Bayahibe fire station.

The announcement was made during a press conference held at the Multiplaza La Romana Shopping Center, where it was explained that the purpose of the race is to promote this sport in the area of Bayahibe and it is also one of the best opportunities to get to know the tourist destination. For the people who live in Santo Domingo that will be participating in the race, the kits will be given out on September 14th in Ágora Mall; the next day, on the 15th, in Multiplaza La Romana and Saturday 16th in the offices of the La Romana Bayahibe Tourism Cluster from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. 

The fifth race Bayahíbe 10k will award Overall prizes and per category, plus medals will be given to all participants that complete the race. There will also be a raffle with prizes including weekends at hotels in La Romana and Bayahibe, air tickets, gift vouchers, among other surprises.

The event is sponsored by AFP Siembra, Jet Blue, ARS Universal, Orange Dominicana, Electric Consortium Punta Cana Macau, Universal Insurance, Air Europa, Carol Pharmacy, Gatorade, Central Romana, Luminos Lighting, Cool Heaven, Viva Wyndham Resorts, Be Live Collection Canoa, Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus, Casa de Campo, Catalonia Gran Dominicus, Catalonia Royal La Romana, Dreams La Romana and Dreams Dominicus La Romana; in addition to, Banco del Progreso, Sportline America Dominicana, Gestiones Sanitarias & Ambientales, Grupo Ramos, Operadora Caoba, Tony Transporte, Asociación Romana de Ahorros & Prestamos, Eventos y Catering, Vita Salud, Ayuntamiento de Bayahibe, Cuerpo especializado de seguridad turística (CESTUR), CICOM, Defensa Civil, La Romana Bayahibe News, Punto Italia La Romana, Scuba Fun, Saona Dreams, Turinter, MeloDrone, Restaurante Las Palmas, Club BTT La Romana, and Silgon.

Bayahibe 10k 2017

When: September 17th, 2017 

Where: Bayahibe

Time: 07:00 AM

*Information and pictures courtesy of La Romana Bayahibe Tourism Cluster