Grenada hosts preliminary rounds of Blue Bubbles National Cross-Country Championship

The preliminary rounds of competition in the Ministry of Sports/ Blue Bubbles National Cross-Country Championship were completed on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Tanteen.

Grenada hosts preliminary rounds of Blue Bubbles National Cross-Country Championship
Grenada hosts preliminary rounds of Blue Bubbles National Cross-Country Championship

Grenada: The preliminary rounds of competition in the Ministry of Sports/ Blue Bubbles National Cross-Country Championship were completed on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Tanteen.

Participants of the race ran the route from Tanteen- Lowthers Lane- Mt Jaloux- Defaux- Springs- Tanteen.

The first three positions in the female and male categories are as follows:
Females

  • 1st place Anya Francis – Anglican High Schoo
  • 2nd place Brendianna James – St. Joseph’s Convent St Andrew
  • 3rd place Leonna Williams – St. Andrew’s Anglican Secondary School

Males

  • 1st Place – Livron Thorne – Ace Club – ACE
  • 2nd Place – Tyrone Jacob – South City Rising Stars
  • 3rd place – Shakeem Williams – South City Rising Stars

The overall championship comprises three preliminary races and the finals. The first race was held in St Andrew, the second in St David and the third in St George’s.

Registration is now open for the finals race, which is scheduled to be held on November 4 at Gulf Course, St George’s.

Interested persons, clubs or schools must register online at https://www.trackie.com/…/grenada-national-xc…/480842/ before October 31, 2022 to participate.

Each team, school or club is required to register four persons, for the finals.

The National Cross-Country Championship is organized by the Ministry of Education Youth, Sports and Culture to build the endurance capacity of athletes and to prepare student athletes for their annual sports meets.

Earlier, Two Grenadian cricketers graduated with degrees from the University of the West Indies (UWI) on Saturday. National players Johann Jeremiah and Emmanuel Stewart received their scrolls at a ceremony at Cave Hill Campus in Barbados.

Jeremiah was the leading scorer (219 runs) in the recent Windward Islands Super 50 Tournament played in Grenada. Stewart, who is reportedly recovering from a finger injury, is preparing to return to national duties.

A breathtaking performance at Country Night at Carifesta, featuring Grenada’s Conception Dance Theatre, Grenada reinacting Grenada’s Revolution