Tag: Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge

DG’s 5K moved to September

DG’s 5K moved to September

| 03/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The DG’s 5K 2019 Challenge is being postponed from its usual April date to the fall. The event’s steering committee decided to change the date of the charity walk/run to avoid conflicting with Cayman’s hosting of the CARIFTA 2019 track and field championships.

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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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DG’s 5K Challenge has big debut on Little Cayman

DG’s 5K Challenge has big debut on Little Cayman

| 24/04/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge was held for the first time on Little Cayman on Sunday, 22 April, with nearly half the population signing up for the event. More than 60 people registered and around 45 actually participated in the walk/run, which was raising money for a “grow box” at the island’s […]

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Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

| 17/04/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): It was a double win for the Health Services Authority (HSA) at the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac, held Sunday, 15 April. HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood took the title of overall fastest female for the third year running, while HSA anaesthetic technician Gregley Gayle scooped the trophy for overall fastest […]

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YMCA ropes course set to open

YMCA ropes course set to open

| 12/04/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility Wednesday, 11 April. The course, which will open to the public next month was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from the 2017 Deputy Governor’s […]

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Registration open for DG’s 5K Challenge

Registration open for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 02/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Registration has opened tor the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which is being held in all three islands later in the month. Led by DG Franz Manderson, the aim of the annual event this year is to fundraise towards a target of $60,000 for five good causes. In Grand Cayman, the charities […]

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DG’s 5K Challenge to benefit five good causes

DG’s 5K Challenge to benefit five good causes

| 21/02/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is celebrating its fifth anniversary by selecting five good causes to benefit from the 2018 event, which takes place in April. To mark the five-year milestone, the walk/run will also be held in Little Cayman for the first time, in addition to Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman.

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Ground broken on YMCA ropes course

Ground broken on YMCA ropes course

| 11/12/2017 | 0 Comments

  (CNS Local Life): A groundbreaking ceremony was held Saturday, 9 December for the ropes challenge course being built by the YMCA with funds from the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, an event that took place in April with about 2,000 participants and raised a record $85,000 from the walk/runs held in Cayman Brac and […]

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DG’s Challenge supports YMCA camp

DG’s Challenge supports YMCA camp

| 28/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of 10 young people from Cayman Brac recently travelled to Grand Cayman for a week-long, YMCA summer camp and leadership programme. The camp was held from Sunday, 13 August to Friday, 18 August. The trip was made possible by a portion of the funds raised for the YMCA at the […]

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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 for such […]

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