|Sports Briefs (Sept. 27, 2012)|
|Wednesday, 26 September 2012 14:22|
RunningRegistration for the 17th annual 8 Tuff Miles Road Race on St. John will open on Oct.1 for participants who do not live on St. Thomas or St. John. There are 600 spots available for off-island participants. Registration can be completed by visiting www.8tuffmiles.com.
Early bird registration for the 7th BVI Half Marathon started on September 1 and will continue through November 1.
The early bird registration fee is $45 and $50 there after through Nov 16. There will be no race day registration. The registration fee includes breakfast, a finishers medal and a official race T-shirt.Registration information can be obtained from Race Director Kay Reddy at: email@example.com or Stephanie Russ Penn at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The race will offer a $500 prize for the top male and female runners, with second place in each category bagging $250 and third placers will receive $150. There is also a $150 for the top male and female finishers over 45 years as well as $500 for anyone breaking the 2-year-old course record of 1 hour, 07 minutes and 38 seconds. The 13.1-mile race is scheduled to start and end at the A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds, after traversing Tortola’s south coast roads. Already the Ceres Juices 10K Series which is a lead up to the event is in progress, with the next race scheduled for September 22. The VI is also preparing to host a leg of the NACAC 10K Series for the second time on Oct 6.
CyclingOn Sept. 30, there will be the Jason Bally Memorial Race, which will start at Slaney with riders proceeding to Towers West End, turning around, and heading back to Slaney for one lap. Elite riders will complete six laps of the course.
On Saturday race registration will be held. Male and female elite riders will be $35. Fun novice fee will be $20. Juniors cyclist are free. There will be no registration on the day of the race.
|Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 14:24|