Insight Cuba Launches 'Win a Free Trip to the Havana Marathon' Sweepstakes

For only the second time, US citizens can run in the Havana Marathon or Half Marathon; entrants can vie for a chance to win a spot on the Havana Marathon 4-Day Tour, Nov 14-17

Jul 28, 2014, 14:53 ET from Insight Cuba

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is Cuba on your bucket list of places you've wanted to visit? What if you could get up close and personal with its capital city, Havana, or at least 26.2 miles of it? For only the second time, American marathoners will get the chance to run in the Havana Marathon, thanks to a new amateur sports license received by Insight Cuba.  But act soon, only 156 American runners are authorized to go. Insight Cuba, the leading provider of people-to-people trips to the island, is offering three Marathon-centered tours—plus the chance to win a free Havana Marathon 4-Day Tour.

To participate, users are invited to 'like' the Insight Cuba Havana Marathon Facebook page and enter via the "Win a Trip" tab at the top. The winner will be selected at random on October 1, 2014. Full sweepstakes terms and conditions are listed on the Facebook page.

The Havana Marathon 4-Day tour grand prize includes the flight package (round-trip charter air from Miami to Cuba, priority check-in at Miami International Airport, and baggage fee); superior accommodations at the Melia Cohiba hotel in Havana; exclusive guided excursions; private visits and lectures with Cuba's renowned experts; experienced Insight Cuba tour leader; all meals while in Cuba, except for one paladar evening dining experience; special pre-marathon lunch; US Department of the Treasury license and Insight Cuba letter of authorization; expert Cuban guide; fresh bottled water while touring; Marabana Havana Marathon and half-marathon entry fee and bib; medical checkup; all entrance fees to scheduled activities and events; travel health insurance, emergency medical evacuation and trip-cancellation coverage (up to $1,000); gratuities for luggage handling, restaurant service, and programmed activities throughout tour;* and more.

For more information on Insight Cuba's tours, visit or call 1-800-450-CUBA. To stay connected with Insight Cuba, follow @insightcuba or 'like' Insight Cuba on Facebook:

About Insight Cuba

Insight Cuba pioneered legal people-to-people travel for Americans to Cuba, and remains its leading provider.  Since the organization's inception in 2000, it has sent more than 10,000 participants on hundreds of tours and crafted more than 100 custom group tours. When travel to Cuba was reauthorized for all Americans in 2011, this not-for-profit company (a division of Cross-Cultural Solutions) was the first to bring American travelers back to Cuba. Insight Cuba offers six Signature Cuba tours, various Specialty Cuba tours with more than 100 departures, and dozens of custom group tours each year.

Photo -

SOURCE Insight Cuba