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Can you believe that the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Irish Jog is celebrating its 28th outing?
The celebration of Ireland’s most famous saint, St. Patrick, has long extended beyond the borders of the Emerald Isle.
Sporting oversized felt leprechaun hats, green beards, green beads and at least one green NBA Celtics jersey with a shamrock, hundreds of runners hit the road Friday evening.
The Irish are an accommodating people. Well, not in everything but in some things. They share their culture with the world. Then they incorporate into Irish life modifications that other nations, especially the United States, have made.
In case you had not heard, this is the weekend to celebrate the Emerald Isle with festivities, pints of Guinness and lots of live music. You do not have to be Irish to appreciate the craic, which will be apparent when you spy the melting pot of cultures joining in the fun.
The Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club will be celebrating the St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a free kids fun day, Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the football pitch at Cayman International School, Camana Bay.
It’s hard to believe that it has already been a year since a sea of green walkers, joggers and runners made their way around Britannia to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in fine form.
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More than 1,500 participants turned out for Butterfield’s 25th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K Irish Jog on Friday. Beth Florek was the first female to cross the finish line and Ali King took first place for males in the 3.1 mile race.
You do not have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. All nations are welcome to join in and enjoy the craic.
The much-loved St. Patrick’s Day 5k Irish Jog turns 25 this year! Started as part of Butterfield’s 25th Anniversary celebrations in 1993, the Jog has grown each year to raise more funds for the islands’ most deserving charities and not-for-profit organizations.
For such a small island, Cayman has an action-packed annual community social calendar. This year was a busy one. From fun runs to music events to glitzy galas, there was something for everyone in 2016. Here’s a roundup of some of the year’s notable events.
A record-breaking number of participants hit the pavement, some running, some walking, for the 24th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5K Irish Jog on March 17.
From Galway to Galbraith and from Dublin to Dubai, going green means getting your party on, on St. Patrick’s Day, for a heady mix of parades, pub crawls, performances and prancing.
If you see groups of sporty-looking people in matching T-shirts, leprechaun hats, green beads and red beards in the Seven Mile Beach area one evening this month, it must be St. Patrick’s Day, and that means it’s time for the Irish Jog.