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7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

| 19/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three charities will benefit from the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge fundraiser this year: the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), the MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands, and the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI). DG Franz Manderson, who spearheads the event, now in its seventh year, said they were […]

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Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 18/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Strategic Operations Officer Jennifer Ahearn were among the 72 participants in the Cayman Brac 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge on Sunday, 15 September.

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DG’s 5K Challenge nears fundraising goal

DG’s 5K Challenge nears fundraising goal

| 08/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fundraising target for this year’s Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is $70,000, which will be split evenly among three charitable causes: the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, the Special Needs Foundation Cayman and the Alex Panton Foundation. DG Franz Manderson has said that they are on track to reach the ambitious fundraising goal […]

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Crisis Centre raising funds for new shelter

Crisis Centre raising funds for new shelter

| 01/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) is encouraging people to sign up for their annual Jingle Bell 5K 10K Walk/Run, which will take place at the start of the festive season on Sunday 1 December. Funds raised will go towards building a new shelter for local victims and their children, as the current facility […]

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Registration open for annual ‘Stroke and Stride’

Registration open for annual ‘Stroke and Stride’

| 30/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The three-race “Stroke and Stride” series returns next month, in support of young triathletes and benefitting the Special Needs Foundation Cayman. The event, which will be held over the first three Wednesdays in August, each including a swim and a two-mile run, is once again being sponsored by Ogier.

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Marathon helps participants give back to the community

Marathon helps participants give back to the community

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Participants in last year’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon raised more than US$9,000 online for several local charities, and organisers are hoping that more people will use the event, scheduled for Sunday, 8 December this year, to bring awareness and support to the many non-profit and charitable organisations in the community. 

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Running is a breeze for Brac family

Running is a breeze for Brac family

| 29/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A family of runners had a strong showing at the recent Brac Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run. Sean-Douglas Valentine secured his third consecutive victory at the third annual race, with his sister Di’ Jhaney coming in first among females and mother Tessa notching the second overall place for women runners.

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Marathon day fast approaching

Marathon day fast approaching

| 27/11/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The latest numbers for participants in Sunday’s (2 December) Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon confirm 102 full marathoners, 810 half-marathon entrants and 67 teams registered for the relay. In addition, organisers expect at least 100 people to register on the day before the race, which attracted just more than 1,200 runners overall last […]

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Registration opens for Jingle Bell Run

Registration opens for Jingle Bell Run

| 15/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC), a non-profit organisation that provides support and shelter to victims of domestic abuse, is hosting its annual Jingle Bell Walk/Run, set for Sunday, 9 December. The race, which offers 5K and 10K routes and is now in its 16th year, will start and finish at the […]

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Kids encouraged to run for fun

Kids encouraged to run for fun

| 05/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Organisers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, set for Sunday, 2 December, are again encouraging kids to take part in the largest primary school running event on island, the 2018 Milo Kids Fun Run. The activity is free and attracted more than 300 kids in 2017.

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Monster Dash 5K offers family fun

Monster Dash 5K offers family fun

| 10/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Save Our Youth Foundation (SOY) is hosting its fourth annual Monster Dash 5K Walk/Run fundraiser at Camana Bay, Saturday, 20 October. The race will comprise a loop through Camana Bay and the Cayman International School, starting and ending between Cayman National Bank and the main Dart office at 89 Nexus Way.

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5K event benefits church construction

5K event benefits church construction

| 29/08/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A 5K walk/run held Sunday, 26 August, and sponsored by the West Bay Adventist Church raised more than$13,000, a record for the annual event that will contribute to the completion of a new sanctuary that will double as a hurricane shelter for the district.

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Registration open for Breeze Fusion 5K

Registration open for Breeze Fusion 5K

| 22/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Organisers of the 12th annual Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run, set for 3 November, are hoping to better the record total of more than 250 runners and walkers who participated in last year’s event. Radio Cayman and Breeze FM also are looking to improve on the results from the Cayman Brac leg, which […]

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Registration open for ‘Stroke and Stride’

Registration open for ‘Stroke and Stride’

| 23/07/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The three-race “Stroke and Stride” in support of young triathletes and the Cayman Islands Cancer Society is set for next month, with Ogier once again coming on as title sponsor. The event consists of three races, held 1, 8 and 15 August, each involving a swim and a run, with the swimming […]

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Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

| 17/07/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Ultramarathoner Kerri Kanuga will participate in her third Badwater race in Death Valley California, on 23 July, which National Geographic has dubbed “The World’s Toughest Foot Race”. Covering 135 miles, Kanuga will trek non-stop through the lowest elevation in North America, 280 feet below sea level, and through mountain ranges before finishing […]

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Women’s run empowers Crisis Centre

Women’s run empowers Crisis Centre

| 27/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The inaugural Women’s Empowerment 5K run, held Sunday, 10 June, raised $1,000 for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC), a non-profit providing support and shelter to victims of domestic abuse. Patricia Muschette and Celia Hydes, members of the group Powerful Runners established the event.

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DG’s 5K Challenge raises $89k for charities

DG’s 5K Challenge raises $89k for charities

| 22/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Lie): The 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge raised $89,000 for five charitable causes, which all focus on feeding the most vulnerable in the community. The grand total is $29,000 more than the goal Deputy Governor Franz Manderson set for the event, which was held in April.

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Kanuga notches another ultramarathon

Kanuga notches another ultramarathon

| 01/06/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ultramarathoner Kerri Kanuga, representing the Cayman Islands, finished first in the masters age group and fourth among female athletes at the 11th annual Keys 100, held 19-20 May 2018 in the Florida Keys. Out of the 175 athletes who started the race, 143 finished the course.

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