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Nominate a friend to run the marathon

Nominate a friend to run the marathon

| 09/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In an effort to motivate more people to take part in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, set for Sunday, 3 December, organisers are running a “Nominate a Friend” social media campaign. From now until Monday, 19 June, individuals can nominate a friend or friends to run/walk [...]

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DG’s Challenge lifts the YMCA

DG’s Challenge lifts the YMCA

| 08/06/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2017 DG’s 5K Challenge raised $85,000 for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands, $25,000 more than the goal Deputy Governor Franz Manderson set for the event, which was held in April. In announcing the total collected, he said, “I am delighted we raised such a huge sum of money fo [...]

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It’s glow time for the National Trust

It’s glow time for the National Trust

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust is hosting its fourth annual Glow Run 5K on Saturday, 3 June, as the organisation celebrates 30 years of conservation. Participants are encouraged to dress in 80s attire with neon, jelly bracelets, big hair, gaudy accessories, leg warmers and more. All ages and f [...]

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Triple C celebrates with a walk/run

Triple C celebrates with a walk/run

| 19/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As its 75th anniversary celebrations continue, Triple C School held a 5K walk/run on Saturday, 13 May, with proceeds going toward improvements to the campus and a scholarship fund. The wider Triple C community, including parents, students, staff and alumni, took part with even youn [...]

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Haines completes first challenge in CCMI fundraiser

Haines completes first challenge in CCMI fundraiser

| 17/05/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines finished second in his age group at last month’s Lake Atitlan marathon in Guatemala, a challenge he took up as part of fundraising efforts in support of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI). Haines, 68, ran knowing he already had a pledge of $15,000 from But [...]

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Record numbers take up DG’s 5K Challenge

Record numbers take up DG’s 5K Challenge

| 01/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): There was a sea of blue T-shirts in George Town Sunday, 30 April, as walkers and runners took part in the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. Wearing the event’s signature colour, participants helped raise money for this year’s chosen charity, the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. [...]

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Brackers come out for DG’s 5K challenge

Brackers come out for DG’s 5K challenge

| 25/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge kicked off Sunday, 23 April, with the first part of the event held on Cayman Brac. Almost 150 people took part in the walk/run, including a number of participants who travelled from Grand Cayman for the occasion. The Grand Cayman race takes [...]

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DG challenges public to take part in 5K

DG challenges public to take part in 5K

| 20/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge rapidly approaches, Franz Manderson is inviting everybody in the Cayman Islands to take part in the event. The annual walk/run takes place on Cayman Brac Sunday, 23 April and Grand Cayman Sunday, 30 April. The deputy governor personally leads [...]

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Irish Jog brings in the green for charity

Irish Jog brings in the green for charity

| 20/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In its largest race to date, the 25th annual St Patrick’s Day 5K Irish Jog raised $15,000 for the families who benefit from the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). “We’re thrilled that the community embraces the jog every year helping us bring much-needed funds to the com [...]

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Derek Haines tackles marathons and volcanoes for CCMI

Derek Haines tackles marathons and volcanoes for CCMI

| 31/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Veteran fundraiser Derek Haines will be running three marathons and climbing two volcanoes this year to raise $50,000 for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI), which has developed a pilot project that will transform how children are taught about the ocean. Haines, 68, wil [...]

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Registration opens for DG’s 5K Challenge

Registration opens for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 16/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Registration has opened for the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which is being held in April. This year, registration will be online for the first time to make it simple for walkers and runners to sign up for the event. The CaymanActive website is hosting registration, with [...]

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DG leads annual fitness drive

DG leads annual fitness drive

| 08/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson launched the Off the Couch fitness programme Monday, 6 March, ahead of his annual DG’s 5K Challenge. The weekly walk/run, which is free, aims to get people in shape for the 5K Challenge to raise money for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. Off the Cou [...]

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Kanuga repeating the ultimate challenge for charity

Kanuga repeating the ultimate challenge for charity

| 02/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For the second year running, local real estate agent and ultramarathon runner Kerri Kanuga has been accepted to enter what is considered the most demanding and extreme running race on earth, the STYR Labs Badwater 135 Ultra Marathon in Death Valley in the US, set for 10-12 July th [...]

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Young runners ready to go Off the Beaten Track

Young runners ready to go Off the Beaten Track

| 22/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of young athletes is training for one of Cayman’s most challenging sporting events, the Off the Beaten Track (OTBT) 50K ultra-marathon and relay route, set for Sunday, 26 February. The team, the Solomon Harris Speedsters, will be taking on a course that goes through trop [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge races to help YMCA

DG’s 5K Challenge races to help YMCA

| 10/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge will be benefiting the YMCA of the Cayman Islands in 2017. Led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, the annual walk/run this year aims to raise $60,000 for the youth-oriented organisation. The money will go towards building a “ropes challenge c [...]

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