The Ultimate Running Vacation

2021 Caribbean Running Cruise

  • Sail Date January 16, 2021
  • Return Date January 23, 2021
  • Ship Name Rhapsody of the Seas
  • Nights 7
Jan 16 2021 - Jan 23 2021
The Caribbean: Tampa -Roatan - Costa Maya - Belize - Cozumel - Tampa
$1468pp & up Book Now and Save $75pp!


Four+ Caribbean Running Events, One Epic Running Vacation

The Caribbean Running Cruise is designed with every type of runner and walker in mind! You’ll actively explore the islands, meet like-minded new friends, and make new memories.

We’ve wrapped this running and walking cruise around the authentic sites and activities in the Caribbean Islands including:

  • Pre-Cruise St. Pete Classic 5K, 10k, and Duo Challenge (optional)!
  • Sea Day 5K!
  • Roatan Trail Race!
  • Costa Maya 5K and Beach Party!
  • The Belize 5K!
  • The Cozumel Amazing Race!
  • WOS – Workout on the Sea with Coach Jenny!
  • John “the Penguin” Bingham’s inspiring and hilarious clinic on running, walking, and living a healthy life.

Enjoy extensive interaction with John Bingham and Coach Jenny Hadfield at numerous social events, private dining with fellow CRC cruisers and a wonderful sense of camaraderie, in addition to all the wonderful activities aboard the Rhapsody of the Seas and in port.

It’s a great time for all – we hope to see you there!


Trip Highlights

The Caribbean Running Cruise

  • Four scenic island run/walk events designed for all levels.
  • Beach Party!
  • Rise and Shine Workout with Coach Jenny Hadfield and Clinic with John “The Penguin” Bingham.
  • CRC Gear Bag: Tech shirt, hat, gear bag, travel tag, and a big honkin’ finisher’s medal.
  • Private group parties and events with like-minded active travelers.
  • Private group breakfasts before our events.
  • A fully escorted cruise, accommodations, and meals.


Date Day Port of Call Arrive Depart
Jan 16 Saturday Tampa, Florida (With Optional Pre-Cruise Packages offering a 5K, 10K, and Duo Challenge!)   4:00pm
Jan 17 Sunday Sea Day  5K    
Jan 18 Monday Roatan Trail Race 8:00am 6:00pm
Jan 19 Tuesday Costa Maya 5K and Beach Party 8:00am 6:00pm
Jan 20 Wednesday The Belize 5K 7:00am 6:00pm
Jan 21 Thursday Cozumel Amazing Race 9:00am 7:00pm
Jan 22 Friday W.O.S. Workout on the Sea    
Jan 23 Saturday Tampa, Florida 7:00am  

Itinerary for The Caribbean Running Cruise

Pre-Cruise Beach Party Race – January 14-16th – Tampa, Florida

Get the party started early with our pre-cruise party race and our special Pre-Cruise Packages. Run a 5K, 10K, or both before we board the ship!

Day 1 – Saturday, January 16th – Tampa, Florida

In the afternoon, we’ll board the Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas. You’ll meet your new running and walking friends at the Welcome Cocktail Reception to kick off our running vacation.

Day 2 – Sunday, January 17th – Sea Day 5K

Run/walk the Sea Day 5K one the Rhapsody of the Seas! Enjoy the rest of the day at the pool, climbing wall, onboard classes and tours, and other fun ship activities.

Day 3 – Monday, January 18th – Roatan Trail Race!

We’ll venture off the beaten path for the Honduras 5K Trail Run/Walk! It is guaranteed that you’ll earn beautiful views as you make your way through this beautiful and unforgettable race!

Day 4 – Tuesday, January 19th – Costa Maya 5K and Beach Party!

Run/Walk 5K or 10K along the beautiful beaches in Costa Maya. Celebrate at our Costa Maya Beach Party!  In the afternoon, try your hand at stand up paddleboarding, snorkeling, or relax and enjoy some beach time.

Day 5 – Wednesday, January 20th – The Belize 5K!

Run/Walk a 5K along the historic lands in Belize. In the afternoon, enjoy time on your own in Belize City, or schedule an adventurous excursion zip-lining, tubing or touring the Mayan Ruins.

Day 6 – Thursday, January 21st – Cozumel Amazing Race

cozumel Run/Walk in a Pirate themed Amazing Race through the sites in Cozumel followed by a Margaritaville Party complete with swim toys and balloon toys! Part race, part sightseeing tour, and by the end, you will have earned beautiful views of the city and challenged yourself.

Day 7 – Friday, January 22nd – Workout on the Sea and Clinic!

Join Coach Jenny’s W.O.S – Workout on the Seas, a fun and challenging strength and cardio workout followed by a flexibility for runners clinic. Get your inspiration on with John “the Penguin” Bingham’s inspiring and hilarious clinic on running, walking, and living a healthy life. Celebrate the week at the Awards Ceremony.

Day 8 – Saturday, January 23rd – Tampa, Florida

Depart home with a bag full of memories, new active friends, and a big honkin’ Caribbean Running Cruise Medal!

Pricing –

2021 CRC Package Includes:

  • 7 Night Cruise Accommodations.
  • Sea Day 5K Run/Walk on the Rhapsody of the Seas!
  • Roatan Trail Race!
  • Costa Maya 5K and Beach Party!
  • The Belize 5K!
  • Cozumel Pirate-Themed Amazing Race.
  • W.O.S. Workout on the Seas!
  • Caribbean Running Cruise Tech Running Shirt, Hat, Gear Bag, and Medal.
  • Workout and briefings by John Bingham and Jenny Hadfield.
  • Private Group Breakfasts and all meals included in your cruise.
  • Cocktail Reception, Beach Party, & Celebration Awards Party.
  • Transportation to all events permits for park entrance.
  • All Port Fees and Taxes.
  • Entertainment.
  • A fully escorted cruise.

*We offer group and team discounts! Ask us here.

Not Included:

  • Gratuities
  • Air Travel
  • Personal Expenses

Accommodation Options

 Inside Stateroom

$1,468 per person Double Occupancy
$1,972 Single Occupancy

Two twin beds which convert to Royal King-sized bed, flat panel TV & DVD player, shower, safe 160 sq ft

Ocean View Stateroom

$1,654 per person Double Occupancy
$2,343 Single Occupancy

Oceanview windows, two lower beds convertible to one king-sized bed, flat panel TV, shower, safe. 169 sq ft

Deluxe Ocean View with Balcony

$2,551 per person Double Occupancy
$4,086 Single Occupancy

Two twin beds which convert to Royal King-sized bed, bathtub, sitting area, private verandah, flat panel TV & DVD player, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows.  162 sq ft + 51 sq ft balcony

 Junior Suite with Balcony

Call for Pricing 888-484-4441 

Two twin beds which convert to Royal King-sized bed, sitting area, private veranda, flat panel TV & DVD player, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. 282 sq ft + 74 sq ft

PP = per person
Double = double occupancy cabin
Single = single occupancy cabin
3rd & 4th = guests sharing with two full-fare guests in the cabin are available on request – please call The Cruise & Vacation Authority for pricing – 888-484-4441.

Booking Notes

Booking Deposit – A deposit of $500 per person is due with the online booking registration.  The balance is due September 18, 2020.  Cruise bookings received after this date will be charged the full amount of the cruise.

The Caribbean Running Cruise is an exclusive group.  In order to participate, you must book your cruise package through The Cruise & Vacation Authority / Caribbean Running Cruise office.  Discounts are available for multiple registrations for running clubs and groups. Call for details.

Roommate Finder: If you are a single looking to share a cabin, please indicate this on the application and we will do our best to accommodate your request.  You can also post to our private Facebook group for the already registered participants.

Failure to appear cruise embarkation for any reason constitutes a cancellation subject to full penalties.

Waitlist Bookings

If you are interested in a cabin category that is waitlisted (full) and it does not open up, you will not be booked on this cruise. You will be contacted for approval prior to our booking the cruise and charging payment if a waitlist cabin does open.

If you make a first choice which is waitlisted and a second choice which is not waitlisted, you will be booked on this cruise and payment will be charged at the time of booking. Full cancellation penalties will apply. If prior to sailing, the waitlist for your first choice does clear you will be moved into that cabin category and either a refund will be processed, or the additional funds will be charged.

Cancellation Schedule:

Prior to July 20, 2020: $100 per person
July 20 – September 18, 2020: $500 per person
After September 18, 2020: 100% of the cruise package

*Cancellations must be received in writing by the date indicated. Fax or email is sufficient notification. Guests must confirm receipt by The Cruise & Vacation Authority.

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Pre-Cruise Package

The Ultimate Caribbean Running Pre-Cruise Package

Let us do the planning for you. We have one, two and three-night Pre-Cruise Packages. Email us to book and learn more about our Pre-Cruise offerings.