District 8 runners get the chance to shine

District 8 runners get the chance to shine

b4200647-09bf-4858-9904-deebdc9047e1Last Friday morning, the roads of Fond St Jacques came alive with athletes and onlookers as the Fond St Jacques Primary School held its annual road race.

Star athlete Romie Alexander lived up to his reputation, finishing first, with Hartly Mathew in second, and Joel Mitchel third. Natisha Mitchel dominated the girls race, Mia Peter took the silver medal, and Tonisha Felix captured the bronze.

At the infant level, it was yet another Mitchel, Levi Mitchel, taking first among the boys, with Tashawn Charlemagne and Briel Nelson second and third. Rhea Jn Phillip, Cleah Cazaubon and Sherise Joseph took gold, silver, and bronze for the infant girls.


Soufriere Primary School student athletes also took the road for their road race. Kanye Desire won the boys in 18:32. Normally a sprinter, Cy Alcindor showed his stamina to finish second in 20:10, Curt Calixte third in 21:05.

Chrisan Elivique was the first girl across the line, and second overall in 19:30. Keymarley Didier and Tammy St Brice were second and third in 21:40 and 22:00, respectively. Denise house goes into the track meet leading by 299 points, with Mondesir, Hippolyte and Alcindor trailing.


The District 8 sports calendar continues on Friday 5 February, with Canaries Infant School having their road race, followed by Les Etangs Combined School’s track meet at the Soufriere Stadium, also on Friday.


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