Kareem’s free track classes

Aspiring track stars have got an opportunity to learn from the best from today.

All boys and girls aged between eight and 19 are invited to participate in a free camp organized by Olympian Kareem Streete-Thompson at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. It goes on until Friday.

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Kareem is passing on tips to youngsters.
Photo: Ron Shillingford

This activity is intended to aid participants in all sports to improve their quickness and flexibility and movement in response to varying situations.

Included in the staff are coaches from NCAA Division I 2009 National Champions, the Florida State University Seminoles; Jackie Richards, Harlis Meadors, and Dave Plettl.

Also assisting will be Cayman Islands national record holder in the hammer and discus Michael Letterlough. Olympic hurdler Ronald Forbes is also expected to make appearances.

Sessions are scheduled to begin promptly at 9am each morning, and continue until 12 noon.

Registration will be conducted each day from 8:30-8:55am. Parents and guardians of participants under 18 are requested to accompany their children to registration.

Appropriate dress and footwear for strenuous activity is a requirement. Spiked shoes will not be allowed. Refreshments will be provided.

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