The multitude of police youth clubs across Berbice are expected to play in a major role in the seventh Annual Desmond Dorsett Memorial Road race classic and Family Fun Day. The event which will be held tomorrow is being organised by the Dorsett family of Leeds, Corentyne Berbice.
The event which will be held at various venues on the Corentyne is expected to attract the cream of young athletes in the Ancient County, since a number of them are members of the various Police youth clubs in the Police B Division Berbice.
Speaking to the media, Coordinator Waveney Dorsett stated that she had a successful meeting with Divisional Commander Assistant Commissioner Ian Amsterdam and his top brass including Deputy Commander Errol Watts and sub divisional Officers of the three police subdivisions.
The police have given their full commitment to be a part of the day’s activities.
The Guysuco Training Centre under the leadership of Levi Nedd has also given a commitment to be a part of the day’s activity.
The day’s event is expected to begin with a road race starting at 08:00 hrs. It will be held in three categories- male and female Open, U 19 and U15. The Senior and U19 athletes will cover a distance of five KM, beginning at the No43 village. While the U15 and the females will begin their segment at No 47 village. They will all finish at the popular No53 Sports Complex Corentyne.
Attractive prizes, which will be presented to the top finisher in each category, include cash incentives, trophies, T shirts, ribbons and other memorabilia. Certificates of appreciation and participation will be presented to all participants. Once again the top finishers from the Leeds, No51, Union, No53 catchment areas are expected to be presented with special prizes.
Following the road race a fun day will be held at the No53 Sports Complex beginning at 10:00hrs and will include athletics, softball cricket, volleyball, football, Circle Tennis and dominoes. A number of novelty events and ring games are also expected to be a part of the day’s programme.
Proceeds from the day’s activities will go towards charity.
Interested persons can make contact by telephone numbers 339-4475, 339 4133 and 339 4436 for further information. Individuals and teams are asked to register by today. (Samuel Whyte)
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