Saipan Marathon 2020

Run the most scenic marathon in the Pacific, featuring full marathon, half-marathon, and 10K courses.

Check back here  or visit for future announcements, including the opening of registration.

Hell of The Marianas

Its name says it all.  This 100km bike race takes you to hell and back on the toughest bike course in Micronesia.  Begun in 2007, the Hell is considered the ultimate race with professional athletes arriving from Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, China, Australia and elsewhere to participate.   For more information, visit


16th Escape from Managaha

Swim from Managaha to Saipan!

5AM Registration & 6AM boat leaves for Managaha
Early-registration: $30 (Before March 27th) | Day of: $40 (After March 29th and is on a space available basis)

Distance is 2.4 K. Wetsuits, fins, snorkels and buoys may be used.
Goal is for swimmers to be across the channel by 7:30 am. If swimmer is not across the channel by 7:30 they will be picked up and taken across the channel to continue the swim.

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2019 Tagaman Triathlon

Marking 30 years of existence, the Tagaman triathlon is slated for March 30, 2019, on the island of Saipan in The Marianas.

Registration is available online at or by searching the event name or Race ID 148748.  The early bird registration fee through Dec. 31, 2018, is $80/solo and $180/team.

Tagaman is an annual signature event of the Marianas Visitors Authority (MVA), aimed at attracting visiting athletes and media to the tropical shores of The Marianas.  Organization is co-organized by MVA and Triathlon Association of the CNMI (TRAC).

With its 2K swim, 60K bike, and 1.5K bike, Tagaman is named for the ancient indigenous Chamorro chief Taga, renowned for his legendary feats of strength.  Tagaman welcomes athletes of all levels and ages.  The starting point and swim leg will be Kanoa Resort Saipan.  Bikers will transition at Kilili Pavilion parking lot in Susupe, head south to Airport Rd., north to Banzai Cliff, and back south to Mina’chom Atdao Pavilion in Susupe for the finish line.

Cash prizes await the Top 3 finishers in the women’s and men’s open categories: $1,000 for 1st place, $700 for 2nd place, and $500 for 3rd place.  Medals will be awarded for the Age Group Division, team and individual finishers respectively.

Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, registration will jump to $120/solo and $200/relay team, while rates will again increase on Mar. 1, 2019, to $150/solo and $240/relay team.  The last day to register is Mar. 28, 2019.

Early sponsors for the 30th Tagaman triathlon are Kanoa Resort Saipan as the official hotel of the 30th anniversary, Neo System as the official timer, KFC Triathlon Club of Japan, and Tri Tour of Korea.

Tagaman race series events to prepare for the main event will be announced in the coming months.

2019 Saipan Marathon