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Kerri Kanuga has big plans for her 50th birthday. On 29 Feb., in addition to swimming six miles from Barkers to Starfish Point, she will run 53 miles back to Barkers, and then, for good measure, make the return trip on the road to Starfish Point, covering a total of 112 miles in the water and on land.
Somewhere after she had run the equivalent of her third marathon, Kerri Kanuga felt rejuvenated.
Participants in last year’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon raised more than US$9,000 online for several local charities.
International distance runner Gabriele Grunewald, a Cayman Island Marathon record holder who made headlines for her sporting achievements as well as her long-running battle with cancer, has died.
The Caribbean now has a marathon of marathons.
A record 1,350 runners participated in the marathon, half-marathon, and relay this year at the Cayman Islands Intertrust Marathon.
It’s that time again, Cayman! For those of you who are crazy or fit enough (my money is on crazy), the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon takes to the road this Sunday.
Several roads and junctions will be closed along the route of Sunday’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, police advise.
More than 1,000 people have signed up to take part in Sunday’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Half-Marathon and 4-Person Relay.
Local marathoner Derek Haines, accompanied by daughter Lizzy, completed the arduous Mount Mee Marathon in Australia, to raise funds for the Cayman Islands Good Samaritan Food Bank.
After a two-year hiatus, organizers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon returned to Boston to promote the race at the 2018 John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo, which is part of the prestigious Boston Marathon event.
From hurricane hunting to a visiting boxing legend to soca on the streets of George Town, Cayman experienced another colorful, eventful year.
Between active volcanoes in Guatemala and reckless drivers in Cayman, marathon runner Derek Haines faced some close encounters this year.
Steve Speirs, a veteran British runner, won his fourth Cayman Islands Intertrust Marathon Sunday, while a U.S. surgeon claimed her first Cayman title in the 26.2-mile race following the long-distance runner’s version of a photo-finish.
Every year, on the first Sunday of December, athletic people and non-athletic people who are crazy enough to run a marathon (or half of one), get out of bed and run. Fun!
A group of Intertrust runners is hitting its training peak in preparation for the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon in December, and the runners are raising funds along the way.
Organizers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon on Dec. 3 are reminding runners and walkers that the deadline to get the least expensive registration rate is fast approaching. Participants are encouraged to make the commitment now before prices go up on Aug. 31.
It’s time to lace up those running shoes and enjoy Cayman from a whole new perspective as Off The Beaten Track 2017 looms large on the horizon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Steve Speirs of Virginia, USA, won Sunday’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon with a time of 2 hours, 58 minutes and 48 second. He was second in the 2015 marathon, when he finished about 30 seconds faster.
Organizers of this weekend’s marathon say more than 1,200 people are already registered for Sunday’s run. The 14th annual Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon will start at 5 a.m. on the waterfront in George Town, then around South Sound and return via Walkers Road.
Get your running shoes on, ‘cause the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon is here again, on Sunday. Whether you’re participating, volunteering or joining in at one of the water stations, this event is one not to be missed.
Marathon runner Derek Haines continued his journey to help raise $1 million for charity Have a Heart Cayman on Sunday, Nov. 20, in Havana, finishing the Havana Marathon at 4 hours and 3 minutes and placing third in his age group.
Jeff Galloway, world-renowned runner and founder of the popular Run-Walk-Run method, will be the special guest at the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon on Dec. 4. Galloway, who has more than 50 years of running experience, will lead a running school on Dec. 3 at the Westin Grand Cayman.
We encourage all runners to wear reflective gear, flashers and light-colored clothing, but if drivers are not watching out for them, it will not matter what they are wearing or what safety measures they have taken.
The Intertrust Marathon team held its third Inspiring Performance session at the Westin on Oct. 12, with speakers Andrea Hill, a nutritionist, and Beth Cook and Dwain McGuinness from Cayman Physiotherapy. They provided information for athletes, particularly those taking part in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon on Dec. 4.
These are some of Cayman's don't miss events in the coming week: Pilates For Pink, CIASA 800M Sea Swim, 6th Annual Island Roast, and Marathon Tips.
Derek Larner, local distance running coach and Race Caribbean volunteer, will host an “Inspiring Performance” session to help runners prepare for the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon in December.
Ultramarathoner Kerri Kanuga has done it again. Last month she conquered the brutal 160-mile race over the most challenging segment of the Caminho da Fe (Path of Faith) in the Serra da Mantiqueira mountains of Brazil, a sub-range of the Andes.
Runners attending the Miami Marathon Expo late last month had a chance to hear all about the Cayman Islands Marathon.