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Grenadians shine at BVI Half Marathon

Reon Radix at finish line. Photo by Dean ‘The Sportsman’ Greenaway

Road Town, Tortola, VI – Grenada’s number one road runner, Reon Radix, on Saturday, 3 December, won the 11th Ogier/Deloite BVI Sunrise Half Marathon.

Radix overcame the challenge of Kalique St Jean of Antigua and Barbuda to win in a personal best time of 1 hour 20 minutes and 57 seconds to claim the title. Kalique St Jean finished the course in 1 hour 21 minutes and 24 seconds.

Reon’s win comes just 2 weeks after winning the Grenadian General Insurance Half Marathon. 3–time winner Shane DeGannes of the BVI had to settle for third place in a time of 1 hour 25 minutes and 28 seconds.

Kenisha Pascal
Kenisha Pascal. Photo by Dean ‘The Sportsman’ Greenaway

In the female category of the race, Ruth David of Tortola eclipsed her previous record to win in a time of 1 hour 30 minutes and 21 seconds, while Grenadian Kenisha Pascal finished second in a personal best time of 1 hour 32 minutes and 37 seconds.

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Photo by Dean ‘The Sportsman’ Greenaway

In previous races, Radix’s has run 1 hour 24 minutes in the half marathon while Pascal had a best time of 1 hour 32 minutes.

All participants received a race medal at the finish line, while cash prizes were awarded to the overall running categories. More than 70 runners participated in the 11th edition of the race.

Final Results

Female Category
Position Athlete Time
1 Ruth A David 1:30:21.2
2 Kenisha Pascal 1:32:37.5
3 Maria Mays 1:41:27.2
4 Lisa Parfitt 1:51:42.6
5 Rosmond A 1:56:05.0

 

Male Category
Position Athlete Time
1 Reon Radix 1:20:57.9
2 Kalique St Jean 1:21:24.9
3 Shane DeGannes 1:25:28.1
4 Julius Farley 1:27:09.4
5 Reuben Stoby 1:30:20.8

 

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