SXM Trails Walkathon set for November 25th

The second annual SXM Trails walkathon is scheduled for Sunday, November 25, 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 begging at 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 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," said Manuel.

Tickets are €10/12 Dollars and include a t-shirt and breakfast. Tickets can be purchased from members of SXM Trails and from the following businesses :

Blue Point Gas Station in Galisbay, General Tire Center in St. Jeames, 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 and Napa Auto Parts in Cole Bay.

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 sx**********@gm***.com .