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KLM Marathon 2022 Purple Squad

Jun 07, 2022

KLM Marathon the Purple Squad 2022

The Aruba Growth Fund on the run, at the KLM Aruba Marathon

The Purple Squad, supported by the Aruba Growth Fund, is one of the largest groups within the 2022 edition of the KLM Aruba Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, held in the late afternoon Saturday, and in the early morning hours of Sunday June 4th & 5th, 2022, with the start and finish at the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino.

The group consisting of dozens running and walking colleagues, participated in every category, proudly representing The Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino, The Casino Aruba at Hilton, Botica Di Servicio, Laboratorio di Servicio, OP=OP, Budget Rent a Car, Avis Rent a Car, Payless Car Rental, and Kosmetikos,

The Aruba Growth Fund, established on the island in 2012, is the first Aruban private equity fund and it received its initial funding from the main Aruban pension funds, which explains the slogan on race day shirts: On the Run. 

The dynamic Aruba Growth Fund, is owned by more than 20.000 Arubans.

With this annual initiative, the fund wishes to promote the importance of a healthy lifestyle among its team members.


KLM Marathon 2022 Purple Squad

Pictured here, winners on race day, enjoying the unique setting of the satisfying sporting event, with walkers and runners from around the world, happy to be together again after a two-year hiatus.

Back in 2019, KLM Aruba Marathon signed a three-year agreement between the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino and the Run in the Sun foundation, in charge of the organization. The run is listed on the World’s Marathon Calendar, and according to organizer Kees van Muiswinkel, Chairman & Founder of Run in the Sun Foundation/ KLM Aruba Marathon, it is attracting a great number of international guests, as well as resort tourists, and locals.

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