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Jena’s prize is 13-mile run!

Jenavieve Van den Bergh will be running her first ever half-marathon on Sunday, Dec. 3 and is busy training for the long run with a lot of support along the way from members of Cayman’s health and fitness community. Van den Bergh is the winner of the Intertrust Cayman Islands …

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Best feet forward

More than 180 runners and walkers hit the pavement Saturday morning to support the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre. Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants’ fifth annual charity 5K/10K has become a regular on the local running circuit. This year, the race started and finished at Cricket Square with the course …

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Larner’s hip thwarts ambition

Derek Larner is a gutsy runner renowned for doing well on the international masters circuit but his recent competitive races were a painful experience. After his fall in the USATF steeplechase mid-July Larner’s hip continued to give him problems and as a result, the European Championships in Aarhus, Denmark three …

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Wind of Hope donates to Red Cross

A local runner has raised money for the third consecutive year for a local charity, this time the Cayman Islands Red Cross. Paul Williams is the founder of Wind of Hope who raised $4,500 for the Red Cross in a 5k walk/run he helped organise called the Wind of Hope …

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Larner falls but still grabs gold

Every summer Derek Larner defies the ageing process and takes on some of the best middle-distance master runners in the world with immense success. He did it again last week at the USA Track and Field championships at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge, winning the 3,000 metres …

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Dyer moves up to Ivy League

Dominic Dyer may still be only 18 but in the past couple of years he has become Cayman’s outstanding middle-distance athlete. He is a multiple medallist at the CARIFTA Games and last month saw off the challenge of Jamaica’s finest duo at a local meet. Two weeks ago, Dyer went …

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Cruz is proud in orange

The distinctive Wednesday Night Running Club orange vests are seen at marathons all over the world thanks to club members proudly donning them at every opportunity. Jalene Cruz is one of the Cayman club’s ambassadors. WNRC was started by Englishman Tony “Duffer” Watts a decade ago and Cruz is a …

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Dyer triumphs in tropical relay thriller

By Derek Larner A couple of months ago 345 Athletic Club decided to bring back a 5 x 1 mile relay race to Grand Cayman as it has been many years since Scotiabank held its annual event and it was felt this relay distance was an event that might become …

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Speedsters back at Off The Beaten Track

A group of young local athletes are training for one of Cayman’s most challenging and unique sporting events of the year which happens this weekend. The Solomon Harris Speedsters, will be taking on the eighth annual Off The Beaten Track 50k ultra-marathon and relay route, through tropical bush, sandy beaches …

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