Olympic Day run is free

The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee hosts its annual Olympic Day 2015 celebrations later this month. The Olympic Day 5K run/walk is at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex on June 27 at 7 a.m.  

It is a favorite for runners, joggers and walkers because it is a fun family-oriented event open to people of all ages and abilities.  

The event is completely free and participants will receive refreshments, goodie bag, an Olympic Day T-shirt and will automatically be entered into a raffle for some amazing random prizes.  

Cayman Islands National Sport Federations will also be hosting their own Olympic Day events from June 20-28. Each federation will have a mini tournament/exhibition of their sport which will provide great entertainment for spectators and opportunities for people of all ages to get involved in a new sport.  

Olympic Day was introduced in 1948 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894 at the Sorbonne in Paris.  

Participants in the 5k are encouraged to register in advance and online registration is open at http://caymanolympic.org.ky/cioc/olympic-day-2015. Otherwise registration will open at 6 a.m. on the day. 

For more information about the Olympic Day events visit: http://caymanolympic.org.ky/.