Horace Burey and Karlene Blagrove dominated the PanCaribbean Sigma Corporate Run in the male and female run categories respectively. The 2012 Run which took place on Sunday, Ferbuary 19th on the streets of New Kingston had over 16,000 registered participants and donations resulting in over $33,100,820.00 being raised to date for Chain of Hope Jamaica to improve the cardiac unit at the Bustamante Hospital for Children.
Blagrove, who won the female competition, copped the number one spot in 19 minutes and 4 seconds ahead of Juliette Dinnal who crossed the finish line in 22 minutes and 14 seconds while Carey-Ann Williams placed third in 22 minutes and 44 seconds.
Ricardo Neins of Petrojam Limited took the top spot in the Executive Management Run Category. Bruce James topped the open male walk in 30 minutes and 8 seconds while Paulette Thompson emerged champion for the open female walk in 37 minutes and 20 minutes.
Colleen Morrison in 33 minutes and 22 seconds beat Vinnette Green and Maureen Saunders in the female wheelchair competition. Sheldon Cox copped the top spot in the male wheelchair race in 30 minutes and 15 seconds.
The 14th annual Run got on the way at 7:30am on Knutsford Boulevard and culminated at Emancipation Park on Oxford Road in New Kingston. This year’s run was held in celebration of Jamaica’s Golden Jubilee and received strong support from Her Excellency The Most Honourable Lady Allen, Dr. The Honourable R. Danny Williams and Dr. The Honorable Usain Bolt.
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