SXM Trails Walkathon November 24

POSTED: 11/19/14 9:17 AM

MARIGOT—-The fourth annual SXM Trails walkathon is scheduled for Sunday, November 23, and will begin 5:30 am according to Manuel Juste president of the club.

The St. Martin hiking group has been on a fundraising campaign to raise funds to help maintain and enhance the various hiking sites on the island. The route for the walk will be from the Festival Village, Pond fill road, Prince Bernard Bridge, Bush Road, Grand Marché Roundabout, Cole Bay Hill Road, Cole Bay roundabout, Union Road, until Caribbean Auto Sales where participants will engage in a short mountain hike to Bellevue, and exiting under the big tamarind tree next to the entrance of the Fleming’s property about 200M from the finish line at the Home N Tool parking lot where refreshments and breakfast will be served.

SXM Trails is a non-governmental organization that has been on the forefront  of Costal beach clean-up with St. Maarten Pride Fondation, cleaning the trails passing through the hills of St. Martin/St. Maarten. “We are committed to keeping the existing trails open and accessible to all,” a press release from SXM trails states.

Tickets are €10/12 dollars and include a t-shirt and breakfast. Tickets can be purchased from members of St. Martin Trails and from the following businesses : Blue Point Gas Station in Galisbay, Change Caraibes in Belle Vue, and Tri-Sport Rue de  Hollande Marigot (former Velo Caraibes ) for the French side as well as tri-Sport in Simpson Bay At the end of the walk transportation will be provided after the breakfast to take participants back to the  starting point at the festival village. Walkers will have the opportunity to win prizes raffle Style at the end of the walk.

For more information and tickets call 0690678392 or email sxmtrails971@gmail.com

 

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