Monday, February 23, 2015

Green and Dinnal take title at 2015 Sigma Run

37 year old Rupert Green recorded his win in the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run's 5k Male Run category in 16 minutes and 29 seconds, while 27 year old Juliett Dinnal became the 2015 female champion in the respective category in just 21minutes and 14seconds on Sunday, February 22, 2015 in New Kingston.

Rupert Green was pleased with his performance. "It's a good feeling to win this race. This is my second time winning and I have participated about seven times. It's so amazing to see so many people turning out for charity. I know some people who don't run but they support the cause," said Green.

In the Male and Female Walk categories, Rohan Gordon, age 34 and Nyasha Heaven, age 38 took the relevant groups with times of 30:32 and 35:55.
Rupert Green (r) takes charge of the 2015 route of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run in Kingston on Sunday, February 22.

Alfred 'Frano' Francis, Race Director for the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run said "It's fantastic to see that our monetary goal was met and the race experience was good. I must thank Sagicor, sponsors and congratulate the participants for coming out and supporting this cause," said Francis.

Wheel Chair participants Marcus Banton and Colleen Morrison rolled their way to the finish for the Male and Female divisions with times of 26:50 and 34:55.

The Under 16 Male and Female titles went to 15 year old Jamaine Miller and 14 year old Shante Gayle with times of 18:58 and 26:25 respectively.

In the Corporate Run category Wilfred Wilson of the Urban Development Corporation and Keisha Williams from team Toyota Jamaica Limited came out on top in the male and female divisions.

Hugh Meredith who was part of team Axia Insurance Agency took the Executive Run Award. The Largest High School Team award was taken by Wolmer's Girls Key Club; while the Largest College Group category was won by the University of West Indies' Sports Dept. National Commercial Bank won the award for the Largest Corporate Team.

Sagicor Group Jamaica is a financial services conglomerate with business in Jamaica, Cayman Islands and Costa Rica. The Group offers products and services in the areas of Banking, Insurance, Investments, Real Estate, Asset Management and Retirement Planning. Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited is the leading Life and Health insurance provider in Jamaica. The Company commenced operations in 1970 as Life of Jamaica Limited, the first locally owned life insurance company and the first life insurance company to be listed on the JSE. Sagicor Group Jamaica is a member of the wider Sagicor Financial Corporation. Sagicor Financial Corporation operates in over 20 countries and its operations date back to 1840.

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