global run


Will Smith, internationally renowned actor/singer, runs at Global Run Havana

Havana became the World’s Running Capital on 18 November with the Global Ports Marabana Cuba. As the main sponsor, Global Ports Holding carried its Global Run event to one of its most recent portfolio additions: La Habana Cruise Port.

 Global Ports Holding was the name and main sponsor of the event, which brought together participants from around the world to run in support of cultural tolerance and enjoy Havana’s beauty.


Over 6,000 athletes from 51 different countries participated in the marathon and ran through one of the most culturally rich and beautiful cities in the world.  About 1,600 of the participants were foreigners. The largest number of participants came from the USA (278), followed by Mexico (90) and France (84) which was the European country most represented in the Caribbean event. One of the surprises was the participation of the of the actor and singer Will Smith in the half marathon.