2015 Results Summary

The 4th annual Great Abaco Family Fitness Weekend brought fast competition in all of the events, with records being smashed in several of them. The event supported two main beneficiaries, the Rotary Club of Abaco and Friends of the Environment, and was sponsored by Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty, Abaco Insurance, Vita Coco, and the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism. The Treasure Cay Beach, Marina and Golf Resort hosted the event. The...

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2014 GAFFW Results Summary

Drawing everyone from the ultra-fit to those who run for fun, the third annual Great Abaco Family Fitness Weekend hosted them all this past weekend at one of the world’s most beautiful beaches in Treasure Cay, Abaco. Bahamian and veteran of the local triathlon circuit, Simon Lowe, 30, and Laura Fijol, 46, of Massachusetts, came out triumphant in the Olympic distance triathlon event with times of 2:27:03 and 2:47:51. The sprint triathlon...

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Hector Picard Competes in GAFFW and Inspires Abaco

Hector Picard made his first visit to the Abacos as part of the third annual Great Abaco Family Fitness Weekend. Hector had previously visited Freeport and, upon the invitation of race director Lee McCoy, made the journey from South Florida to participate in the weekend’s races. While this may not sound like such a great feat in itself, Hector is slightly different than everyone else. He is a motivational speaker, a triathlete, and a...

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GAFFW Donates to Local Charities

The 2013 Great Abaco Family Fitness Weekend (GAFFW) raised funds for two Abaco based organizations, The Rotary Club of Abaco and Friends of the Environment. In only it’s second instance, the 2013 event held in March more than doubled it’s participation from the inaugural year. 185 eager athletes and families competed from across North America and the Bahamas, selling out the event host, the Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf...

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2013 GAFFW – Results & Summary

2013 GREAT ABACO FAMILY FITNESS WEEKEND Results and Summary The 2013 Great Abaco Family Fitness Weekend was a great success, and in the second year managed to more than double the participation from the inaugural year. This year 185 persons participated in the athletic events – including a 1-mile open water swim, a Sprint triathlon, an Olympic triathlon, a kid’s 1-mile run, and a 5k/10k fun run/walk. The weekend opened on Friday...

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2013 Great Abaco Family Fitness Weekend Registration – Enter to Win!

Anyone registering online for the 2013 Great Abaco Family Fitness Weekend before February 18th, 2013 will be automatically entered to win a stay at the Treasure Cay Beach, Marina, and Golf Resort, a round-trip ticket to Abaco, or a case of Sands beer. “This is our second year for the event, and the support from the community has been wonderful.  We have a lot of prizes to give out and this year we have started early on promotion.  To...

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