The Dominica Olympic Committee (DOC) is once again preparing to celebrate Olympic Day, marking the 129th anniversary of the Founding of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), with the observance of Olympic Day under the theme, “Move, Learn and Discover – Together for a Better World”.
This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, July 1st 2023 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with participants of all ages gathering at the Bath Estate Playing Field from 2:00 p.m. The event will begin with the traditional Run/Walk (Route attached) followed by various activities centered around the theme indicated above.
The DOC is appealing for the general public to support this year’s event. This event is open to all age groups and refreshments will be served.
Please note that wheelchair-bound members and cyclist can also participate since the route has been modified to suit everyone and they should all gather at the Bath Estate Playing Field from 2:00 p.m.
OLYMPIC DAY 2023 – Run/Walk Route
- Beginning at the Bath Estate Playing Field, take first right towards the Bath Estate Main Road;
- down the Bath Estate Main Road taking a left after the bridge towards the UWI Open Campus;
- through the Botanic Gardens gate to the intersection on Bath Road;
- right turn along Bath Road down towards the Goodwill Link Road;
- at the intersection on River Street turn right alongside the Windsor Park Sports Stadium onto the Bath Estate bridge;
- take the first right turn after the Bath Estate bridge towards the Bath Estate Playing Field.