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Tag: Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge

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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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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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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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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DG’s Challenge raises $60K for new ambulance

DG’s Challenge raises $60K for new ambulance

| 03/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The 2016 DG’s 5K Challenge raised $60,000 towards Cayman Heart Fund’s appeal to buy a new ambulance. The total is $10,000 more than the goal Deputy Governor Franz Manderson set for the event, which was held in April. “I always say that I want the civil service to exceed expectations and [...]

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Community comes out to boost DG’s charity event

Community comes out to boost DG’s charity event

| 26/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Walkers and runners turned out in force Sunday, 24 April, for the 2016 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, raising money to help Cayman Heart Fund buy a new ambulance. The early-morning charity challenge attracted more than 1,000 registered participants and a large crowd of cheering well-wisher [...]

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Governor backs DG’s 5K Challenge

Governor backs DG’s 5K Challenge

| 21/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has presented Governor Helen Kilpatrick with a DG’s 5K Challenge T-shirt, as she adds her name to a growing list of public figures and local celebrities supporting the event. The list includes Miss Cayman Islands, Monyque Brooks; Cayman Islands Olympians, [...]

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Brackers support DG’s 5K Challenge

Brackers support DG’s 5K Challenge

| 19/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Brac community turned out in force on Sunday, 17 April, to raise money for the 2016 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. Walkers and runners converged on Cayman Brac Museum in the early morning for the route which took the 168 participants to the Catboat Plaza and back. [...]

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Former Cayman reporter joins ambulance appeal

Former Cayman reporter joins ambulance appeal

| 05/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Former Cayman 27 reporter Kevin Watler, who recently recovered from open-heart surgery, is urging everyone to support efforts to buy a new ambulance for the Cayman Islands. Watler is a member of Cayman Heart Fund, which is running the appeal and is the chosen charity of the 2016 Deputy Govern [...]

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Time to sign up for the DG’s 5K Challenge

Time to sign up for the DG’s 5K Challenge

| 01/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Registration for this year’s Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is set to open next week. In Grand Cayman, participants can sign up at the Government Administration Building (GAB) on 7, 8, 14 and 15 April from 10am to 3pm as well as 21 and 22 April from 9am to 4 pm. [...]

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Miss Cayman Islands launches fitness initiative

Miss Cayman Islands launches fitness initiative

| 03/03/2016 | 0 Comments
  (CNS): Newly crowned Miss Cayman Islands Monyque Brooks put her best foot forward to help launch the Off the Couch fitness programme on Monday, 29 February. The eight-week initiative is to get people in shape for the 2016 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge in April. Organised by the civil ser [...]

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Miss Cayman Islands encouraging all to get fit

Miss Cayman Islands encouraging all to get fit

| 26/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Miss Cayman Islands Monyque Brooks will help launch the GAB Walk Run Club’s Off the Couch programme on Monday evening (29 February). Brooks, who works in the Department of Tourism, will join Deputy Governor Franz Manderson to kick-start the eight-week programme, aimed at all fitness levels [...]

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