Tag: Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge

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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Volunteer as photojournalist

Volunteer as photojournalist

| 26/08/2019 | 0 Comments

Amateur photographers are invited to become official DG’s 5K photojournalists at this year’s upcoming events. Volunteers will be part of a great cause, have an opportunity to have their work featured and build their portfolios.

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One month until DG’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac

One month until DG’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac

| 16/08/2019 | 0 Comments

The countdown is on to the 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge! With one month to go until the Cayman Brac event, prospective entrants are reminded to register on Cayman Active at www.caymanactive.com/dg5k. This year, the first 400 registrants across both events will receive a special edition cap, so sign up quickly to avoid disappointment!  A reminder, […]

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DG’s Challenge unveils new logo

DG’s Challenge unveils new logo

| 04/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson last week unveiled the logo for this year’s DG’s 5K Challenge, once again celebrating the charitable organisations slated to benefit from the funds the event will raise, which in 2019 will be the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, Special Needs Foundation Cayman and Alex Panton Foundation.

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DG’s 5K Challenge to help three Cayman charities

DG’s 5K Challenge to help three Cayman charities

| 30/05/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three Cayman organisations have been named as beneficiaries of the funds raised through the sixth annual Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which will take place in September. With a focus on supporting the “most vulnerable and reduce stigma”, the charities are the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC), Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC) and […]

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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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