Most youth not signed up for election

Even though it has estimated a record number of registered voters for next spring’s general election, the Cayman Islands Elections Office said this week that it appears a majority of younger Caymanians are not taking part.

Marriott, Baraud scoop top employer awards

The Marriott Beach Resort and recruitment firm Baraud won the top employer awards in the large and medium/small business categories at the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resources Professionals gala on Dec. 1.

Marathon Special: Going the distance

Runners in Sunday’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, half-marathon and relay praised volunteers and others along the course who cheered them on, and delighted in the weather. It was a cool morning, at least for Cayman, and clouds kept the heat of the sun off the runners.

Cayman Prep student wins half marathon

Running his first half-marathon, Cayman Prep’s Dominic Dyer won the 13.1-mile race with a time of 1 hour, 21 minutes and 41 seconds.

Canadian wins women’s marathon

A high school teacher from Victoria, British Columbia, Karen Welwood, was the top female finisher in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon. She ran the 26.2 miles in 3 hours, 42 minutes and 41 seconds, taking sixth place overall.

Speirs takes 3rd marathon win

Welshman Steve Speirs, by way of Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, took the top spot in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon in just under three hours. Sunday’s race was the third for Mr. Speirs in Cayman. He has come in second five times.

Free youth football camp scheduled for Dec. 19

The annual Arie Smith Football Camp for boys and girls ages 6 and up will take place on Monday, Dec. 19, at Ed Bush Stadium from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration begins from 7:30 a.m. that morning.

Local gymnasts compete in Holiday Extravaganza

More than 30 local gymnasts, boys and girls, demonstrated their skill, strength and grace for a large audience of family, friends and spectators at Motions Unlimited’s annual Holiday Extravaganza on Dec. 3.


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