Athletes representing St Andrew’s Anglican Secondary School (SAASS) and Ace Track Club dominated the first in a series of Cross-Country races staged last Saturday in Saint Andrew. The event which covered five kilometers attracted more than 30 competitors.
In the Women’s event, Kady Simon of SAASS placed first in a time of 32 minutes zero two. 11. In second place was Kate Fletcher also from SAASS running a time of 33 minutes 44 point 18 seconds. Tara Joseph from SAASS was third recording a time of 33 minutes 44 point 18 seconds. Johnella George of SAASS was fourth in 35 minutes 31 point 36 seconds. Fifth was Shenique Smart of SAASS and sixth Kim Fletcher; with Zivah Henry seventh. In positions eight and nine were Brinel Thomas and Zanya Belfon.
The men’s Cross Country 5 Kilometers was a victory for Ace Track Club Livron Thorne in a time of 20 minutes 22 point 28 seconds. He was followed by five other athletes from Ace Track Club – Michael Francois in 21 minutes, 40 point 81 seconds, third was Rickel Julien in 22 minutes 15. point 28 seconds and fifth was Keyron Charles in 22 minutes 15 point 28 seconds.
Miguel Cape placed sixth in a time of 24minutes 43 point 56 seconds and seventh Brent Charles in 26 minutes zero eight point zero six. Following in position number eight was SAASS Adaim Peters in 26 minutes, 21 point 71 seconds. Fellow SAASS athlete Josiah Simon was ninth and Devonte Hilaire tenth.
The Series of cross country is an initiative of Ministry of Sports, Culture & the Arts, Co-operatives & Fisheries, in collaboration with Ace Track Club.
The event continues this Saturday, October 24, beginning at 3:00 pm at the La Sagesse Playing Field, Saint David.