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Tag: Derek Haines

Marathon fundraising effort boosts Have a Heart

Marathon fundraising effort boosts Have a Heart

| 22/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than US$150,000 was donated to Have a Heart Cayman Islands through the fundraising efforts of marathoner Derek Haines and the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman. A cheque was presented to Jennifer McCarthy of Have a Heart at a Rotary lunch on 18 May 2017. The funds were raised from [...]

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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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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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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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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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Climbers reach fundraising heights

Climbers reach fundraising heights

| 23/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Despite bad conditions and a health issue for one of their team, Derek Haines and Vico Testori finished the last of three climbs in Bolivia, as part of the Mountains & Marathons Challenge to benefit Have a Heart Cayman. Third team member, Barry Yetton, was forced to abandon the last climb [...]

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Derek Haines leads soaring fundraising effort

Derek Haines leads soaring fundraising effort

| 23/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): After completing the first of his fundraising tasks, the gruelling Cayman 50K Off the Beaten Track in February, local marathon runner Derek Haines has been training hard, together with Vico Testori and Barry Yetton, for his second mission – to undertake a three-mountain climb in Bolivia [...]

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Local runner begins new marathon challenge

Local runner begins new marathon challenge

| 18/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Veteran marathon man Derek Haines is taking on yet another incredible and gruelling challenge to raise $1 million for a local heart charity. In 2016, the 67-year-old runner is planning to run In a 50K endurance race, scale three Bolivian mountain peaks and finish two marathons to raise cash f [...]

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Runners step up for Special Needs Foundation

Runners step up for Special Needs Foundation

| 24/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The ‘50/50’ $50,000 marathon appeal to raise funds towards programmes for children supported by the Special Needs Foundation of Cayman (SNFC) has passed its target. More than 50 runners signed up to participate in the various races involved in the initiative (marathon, half marathon or re [...]

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Veteran marathon man in ‘special’ fundraiser

Veteran marathon man in ‘special’ fundraiser

| 23/09/2015 | 3 Comments
(CNS): After an astonishing performance last year pounding the pavements around the world in six marathons to raise money for the local hospice, veteran runner Derek Haines is turning his attention to kids with special needs. Haines will be competing in the Cayman marathon in December and wants anot [...]

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