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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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Registration opens for Off The Beaten Track

Registration opens for Off The Beaten Track

| 01/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The eighth annual Off the Beaten Track 50K ultra-marathon and relay, one of the most challenging athletic events on the Cayman Islands’ sporting calendar, will be taking place Sunday, 26 February. Race founder Kenneth Krys is encouraging teams to sign up for the race, which he sa [...]

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Irish Jog to benefit Special Needs Foundation

Irish Jog to benefit Special Needs Foundation

| 19/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Proceeds from the upcoming 25th annual St Patrick’s Day 5K Irish Jog are earmarked for the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). Numerous charities answered the call to be considered for the event, according to hosts Butterfield Bank and Dart Enterprises. Michael McWatt, Butter [...]

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Derek Haines covers 2,000 miles for charity in 2016

Derek Haines covers 2,000 miles for charity in 2016

| 29/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines has run more than 2,000 miles over 2016 as part of his participation in the “Mountains and Marathons” challenge on behalf of the Have a Heart charity which sponsors heart surgery for children in need. Over the year, 148 children received life-saving/changing surger [...]

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Breeze Fusion walk/run debuts on the Brac

Breeze Fusion walk/run debuts on the Brac

| 01/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Radio Cayman recently organised its first annual Brac Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run on Cayman Brac. The event, held Saturday, 26 November, raised $1,000 for the Harmony Learning Centre, which was accepted by Paula Malone, a student at the facilit [...]

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Derek Haines makes marathon effort for charity

Derek Haines makes marathon effort for charity

| 24/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines has completed another marathon in support of the Have a Heart charity. Along with Chris and Kim Bailey, who ran the half marathon, he participated in the event in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday, 21 November as part of the Mountains and Marathons challenge to raise money for [...]

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Kids can join fun marathon effort

Kids can join fun marathon effort

| 15/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Youngsters will get a chance to take part in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, set for 4 December, with their own fun run. Event organisers are once again encouraging kids to register and take part in the largest primary school running event on island. Also sponsored by the M [...]

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