Annual Courts 10K road race set for October 1

President of the AAG, Aubrey Hutson is all smiles as he received the sponsorship cheque yesterday from Courts (Unicomer Guyana Inc.) Marketing Manager, Pernell Cummings.

Get ready distance athletes, the annual Courts (Unicomer Guyana Inc.)10km road race billed for October 1 was launched yesterday at its Main Street head office with lucrative cash prizes on offer.

The seventh running of the event will see a record $2M going towards the top finishers and logistics.

While the course remains the same, the logistics will be upgraded according to president of the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG), Aubrey Hutson.

“We have acquired a software to deliver results more efficiently, so athletes and the media can look forward to the results immediately after the event” Hutson added.

“We will also ensure this year our logistics team is much better than last year, we plan to have at least three medical teams as part of this event.” The AAG head further mentioned that he was pleased to see Court’s continued support of the calendar event.

President of the AAG, Aubrey Hutson is all smiles as he received the sponsorship cheque
yesterday from Courts (Unicomer Guyana Inc.) Marketing Manager, Pernell Cummings.

Pernell Cummings, Marketing Manager of the company, then noted that he is looking forward to seeing Guyana’s best athletes performing as Courts does their part in helping to develop the discipline.

“It is part of our corporate social responsibility to help develop sport and we want to further develop athletics in Guyana.” He added “We are always happy to partner with the AAG to bring off this annual event.”

Cummings then threw down a challenge to the athletes to break the winning streak of Cleveland Forde and Euleen Josiah-Tanner, the perennial winners of the male and female category.

A Golden mile for youths along with a 3K event will be held simultaneously for staff members of the company and the first to third place winners for both male and female staff members will be awarded with cash prizes and trophies.

The winners of the open male and female categories will pocket $100,000 each, while the immediate runners up will take home $75,000, $50,000, $30,000 and $20,000 respectively.

The fixture which is expected to attract usual suspects, Forde, Cleveland Thomas, Winston Missigher, Joanna Archer, and Josiah-Tanner will run off at 06:00hrs in front of Courts.

Athletes are urged to register at the AAG’s headquarters in Alberttown no later than September 26.

See you there.

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