Racers Grand Prix
Usain Bolt, center, wins the 100-meter final ahead of Yohan Blake, left and Asafa Powell in the Racers Grand Prix track and field event at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, Saturday, June 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Collin Reid)

The Racers Grand Prix will be held two weeks later in the coming season.

According to the NACAC calendar, Racers Grand Prix, traditionally set for the first Saturday in June, will now be staged on June 22, 2019.

Cayman Invitational, which usually held in May will stick with their 2018 June date. The meet will be on June 1, 2019.

Meanwhile, Guadeloupe International meeting will be held on May 11, 2019.

Gibson Relays 2019 will be held on February 23 while the NACAC Cross Country Championships takes place in Trinidad and Tobago on February 16.

The Cayman Islands will host the 47th Carifta Games, April 20-22.

BVI Twilight Meeting will be on June 29 in Tortola.

The Pan American U20 will be staged in San Jose, Costa Rica between July 19-21 while Pan American Games takes centre stage in Lima, Peru from August 6-11.

The Jamaica International Invitational, which for the last three years held on the third weekend of May, will also return to its usual weekend, the first Saturday in May (4).

NACAC Calendar 2019

NACAC AA COMPETITION CALENDAR 2019

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Competitions

Date

Host Country

1

New Balance Indoor Grand Prix – IAAF WIT

Saturday, 26 JAN

Boston, MA, USA

2

CADICA Cross Country Championships

Saturday, 26 JAN

San José, Costa Rica

3

NACAC Half Marathon (57th San Blas Half Marathon)

Sunday, 3 FEB

Coamo, Puerto Rico

4

Millrose Games

Saturday, 9 FEB

New York, NY, USA

5

NACAC XC Championships

Saturday, 16 FEB

Trinidad & Tobago

6

Gibson – McCook Relays

Friday-Saturday, 22-23 FEB

Kingston, Jamaica

7

CADICA Race Walking Championships

Saturday-Sunday, 23-24 FEB

Panamá City, Panamá

8

14th Spring Break Classic

Saturday, 16 MAR

Carolina, Puerto Rico (TBC)

9

3rd Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago Youth Dual

Sunday, 17 MAR

Bridgetown, Barbados (TBC)

10

IAAF World XC Championships

Saturday, 30 MAR

Aarhus, Denmark

11

Varadero Half Marathon

Sunday, 31 MAR

Varadero, Cuba

12

Blas Beato Memoriam Track Meet

Saturday, 13 APR

Habana, Cuba

13

47th CARIFTA Games

Saturday-Monday, 20-22 APR

Cayman Islands

14

Pan Am Race-Walking Cup – IAAF PRWM

Saturday, 20 APR

Chihuahua, Mexico (TBC)

15

USA – Drake Relays – APM

Friday-Saturday, 26-27 APR

Des Moines, Iowa

16

USA – Penn Relays (USA vs The World) – APM

Saturday, 27 APR

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

17

1st Quadrangular Meet (HAI-DOM-TKS-MTQ)

Saturday, 4 MAY

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

18

Jamaica International Invitational – IAAF WC

Saturday, 4 MAY

Kingston, Jamaica

19

IAAF World Relays

Friday-Saturday, 10-11 MAY

(TBD)

20

Baie Mahault Meeting – APM

Saturday, 11 MAY

Guadeloupe

21

Half Marathon/10K – City of Abymes – APM

Sunday, 12 MAY

Guadeloupe

22

Whitsuntide Games

Friday-Saturday, 17-18 MAY

St. George’s, Grenada

23

CADICA U20 – U18 Championships

Friday-Sunday, 17-19 MAY

(TBD)

25

Cayman Islands Invitational – APM

Saturday, 1 JUN

Cayman Islands

24

Memorial Barrientos Track Meet

Thursday-Monday, 6-10 JUN

Habana, Cuba

26

CANADA – Speed River Inferno Guelph – APM

Friday, 7 JUN

Ontario, Canada (TBC)

27

Adidas Boston Boost (street)

Sunday, 16 JUN

Boston, MA, USA

28

JAMAICA – Racers Grand Prix – APM

Saturday, 22 JUN

Kingston, Jamaica

29

CADICA Senior Championships

Friday-Sunday, 21-23 JUN

Managua, Nicaragua

30

NACAC Age Group Championships (11-12,13-14)

Friday-Sunday, 28-30 JUN

San Salvador, El Salvador

31

Prefontaine Classic – IAAF Diamond League

Friday-Saturday, 28-29 JUN

Eugene, OR, USA

32

BVI Twilight Meeting – APM

Saturday, 29 JUN

Tortola, BVI

33

CANADA – Harry Jerome Classic – APM

Monday, 1 JUL

Vancouver, British Columbia (TBC)

34

NACAC U23 & U18 Championships

Friday-Sunday, 5-7 JUL

Queretaro, Mexico

35

Pan American Combined Events – IAAF WC

Saturday-Sunday, 6-7 JUL

Ottawa, Canada (TBC)

36

Pan American U20 Championships

Friday-Sunday, 19-21 JUL

San Jose, Costa Rica

37

Pan American Games

Friday-Friday, 6-11 AUG

Lima, Peru

38

USA vs Europe

Saturday-Sunday, 7-8 SEP

Minsk, Belarus

39

IAAF World Championships

Saturday-Sunday, 28SEP-6OCT

Doha, Qatar

40

Guadeloupe 10K de Petit Bourg – APM

Saturday, 19 OCT

Guadeloupe

41

4th OECS Chayoter NACAC 10K

Sunday, 17 NOV

St. Vincent

42

CADICA (U16 – U14) Championships

Friday-Sunday, 22-24 NOV

Panamá City, Panamá

Updated: 2OCT18 20:00hrs

 

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Anthony Foster
Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.

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