Tag: Derek Haines

Derek Haines treks for Special Needs

Derek Haines treks for Special Needs

| 07/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Veteran marathoner and fundraiser Derek Haines (70) is undertaking yet another physically demanding challenge as he and his friend Mike Burcombe train to climb 550 miles of the Pyrenees mountain range later this year to benefit Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). Fundraising as part of the Coast to Coast Pyrenees Challenge campaign […]

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Haines ends marathon year with boost to CCMI

Haines ends marathon year with boost to CCMI

| 08/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines, Cayman’s remarkable fundraiser, completed a year of raising money for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) by taking part in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon Sunday, 3 December. He ended his 2017 “Volcanoes and Marathons” challenge by running 26.2 miles as part of his goal to raise $50,000 to support […]

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Rotarians athletes to raise funds for CCMI

Rotarians athletes to raise funds for CCMI

| 02/11/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two Cayman Islands athletes, Rotarians Chris Bailey and Derek Haines, are gearing up to raise CI$50,000 for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s new virtual live programme. Bailey is competing in the Ironman Florida on 4 November at Panama City Beach. Then, on 3 December Haines, who just turned 69, will be taking […]

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Haines scales two volcanoes in aid of CCMI

Haines scales two volcanoes in aid of CCMI

| 10/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s marathon man and champion fundraiser Derek Haines is well into his next effort – raising $50,000 for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s (CCMI) reef research project by climbing two volcanoes and running three marathons this year. After finishing a marathon 30 April in Guatemala, he returned to that country last month to […]

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Hospice breaks ground on forever home

Hospice breaks ground on forever home

| 25/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): After moving four times since being established in 1998, Cayman HospiceCare will finally be getting a permanent home, a milestone celebrated Thursday, 15 June with an official groundbreaking on its new headquarters that will be located on West Bay Road. A yearlong fundraising effort by marathoner Derek Haines brought in $1.4 million […]

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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 the Mountains and […]

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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 Butterfield Bank along with contributions […]

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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, will first run a marathon 30 April at Lake Atitlan, […]

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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 surgery at Health City Cayman Islands. Another three […]

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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 the charity to sponsor […]

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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 due to respiratory […]

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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, with a combined height of more than 57,285 […]

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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 for Have a Heart Cayman […]

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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 relay) and all helped in collecting donations.

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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 another 50 people to run with him […]

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