AinLim 10k to start at Diamond
- route already mapped out
The Neal and Massy Group’s commonly known AinLim 10km Road Race will start at Diamond on the East Bank of Demerara and finish outside the company’s Ruimveldt office while the 3km Fitness Walk/Jog is expected to start at the Demerara Harbour Bridge.
The Road Race that is in its second edition will be staged next Sunday starting 6am, and is likely to attract the crème de le crème of distance running in Guyana given the prizes up for grabs. The event promises a nationwide expansion next year for the third edition.
The road race will dole out a top prize of $75,000 with second place taking home $60,000, third place $40,000, fourth place $15,000 and fifth place $10,000 in the male and female open groups, with a trophy accompanying each cash prize. The top three prizes for the Masters 35 years and above and 40-55 years are $40,000, $20,000 and $15,000 while the Masters 55 years and above take home $25,000, $15,000 and $7,500. Juniors take home $50,000, $30,000, $20,000, $10,000 and $5,000 respectively for both male and female categories.
Alika Morgan and Cleveland Forde are the defending female and male champions respectively in the race, with challenges coming from Dennis Horatio, Cleveland Thomas and Nathaniel Giddings in the male race. Morgan is expected to face Jevina Straker among others in the female race. Registration closes on Monday at ‘Olympic House’, Kingston.