At the end of the Chancellor Hill Challenge last year Nikosi Mc Leish declared that after 4 year’s dominance of the Urban Challenge he would be giving way for someone else to win. Instead, he will concentrate his efforts on securing an unprecedented 5th win at the CariFin Cross Country at Sevilla May 29th.
Esla Anthony of Central Bank easily won this event last year and is heavily favored to cross the finish line first over the 2.28 mile circular course this year… At that running she wasn’t really challenged.
The Torch Run Relay which took place on March 26, 2011 was the official opener of the CariFin (Caribbean Financial) Games 2011. Now, the four-event Urban Challenge starts with the One Lap QPS Wednesday April 6th, opposite TGI, making one lap of the Savannah This will be followed by The Green Mile, The Chancellor Hill Challenge and the Aerobics Burnout..
Last year close to 500 participants, divided into walkers and runners, took off separately from the start opposite TGI to give us the largest number of participants for a CariFin event. Already some 150 participants from RBC/RBTT have registered for this Wednesday’s event.
Nine teams are taking part in this the 20th Edition of the CariFin Games: Agricultural Development Bank, Central Bank, CITI, FCB, GHL, Grace Kennedy, Intercommercial Bank, RBL and RBTT.