Ron Shillingford, Photo-Journalist
Ron Shillingford, Photo-Journalist

Ron Shillingford

Photo-Journalist

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ARTICLES BY RON SHILLINGFORD

Cayman's top sporting events draw enthusiastic crowds

A look at some of Cayman's most popular sporting events of 2015.

McCallum's fun runs get quicker

Pat McCallum may be introverted and petite, but do not let that fool you. She excels at every sport she puts her mind to, the latest being running.

Wolves will get bigger and faster

Such is the lure of triathlon and outdoor, individual sports generally, there is always constant growth and evolution.

Injury and pain is part of the 'fun'

The toll exacted on the body by taking part in sport is one reason why non-sporty people claim they do not partake.

Cruz's New York run was inspiring

Jalene Cruz will be involved in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon this weekend, whether she is fit to run or not.

Playoffs kick in now for primary kids

Primary school football action concluded its regular season games on Saturday with Cayman Prep, Savannah Primary and Cayman International School respectively topping the Under-9, U-11 boys’ and Girls’ Primary Football League standings. All teams now go into the playoffs.

Clarke aims to extend prowess

Wendy Clarke never imagined as recently as last year that she would be fit enough to complete an Olympic triathlon, but that is what she did at the start of this month.

Blake runs through pain for half-marathon gain

Of the hundreds running the Cayman half-marathon next week, Agueda Blake has pushed herself through the pain barrier in preparing for the 13.1 mile event.

Team Emig thrill Academy kids

The celebrated Team Emig karate troupe extended their fan base by giving a seminar to students of Cayman Karate Academy and a spectacular demonstration at Camana Bay on Saturday.

Bailey gets to the Point safely

Chris Bailey completed the fourth of five sporting challenges he set himself on Sunday, in a cycling race he created to help charities.

Corridan has hectic marathon day

The threat of injury to young athletes always used to be left to chance, but in recent years, club administrators and coaches are preempting that by forming partnerships with physiotherapists.

Baker roasted the elite runners

The Wednesday Night Running Club’s handicap series is one of those quirky events that a casual observer would not expect to become a popular fixture on the sporting calendar, yet it has.

Cribb passes on skills at clinic

To have a successful adult program, any sport has to have a vibrant kids program and in the Cayman Islands, and rugby has been doing that for almost two decades.

Haines hopes for more pledges

Marathon veteran Derek Haines has had a quieter year than last, but he is still pounding the roads preparing for the big race and raising money for a worthy cause.

Baker's in seventh heaven after overcoming handicap rivals

The Wednesday Night Running Club Handicap Championship was another eventful series, and for the seventh time since its introduction there is a new champion.

Florek takes a pregnant pause

The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon is approaching, but the woman who has won it the most times is taking a pregnant pause.

Wright's on target again

Dwayne “Gaza” Wright has been one of the Premier League’s top scorers for years and this season is no exception. The Elite Sports Club forward hit his sixth goal in five games as Elite beat George Town 2-1 at the TE McField Annex on Sunday.

Noble's row raises $20,000

A fitness trainer has broken a British indoor rowing record for 100,000 meters and raised more than $20,000 for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and Children’s Tumor Foundation.

Run in the Dark raises $1,600

The inaugural Run in the Dark 5K in downtown George Town on Nov. 11 raised more than $1,600.

CASK trio grab five karate medals

Cayman Associated School of Karate competed for the first time internationally over the weekend and three athletes came away with five medals from the tournament in Canada.

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