Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Cave Shepherd Group staying the course with Run Barbados

(L-R) CEO of Cave Shepherd & Co., John Williams; CEO of the BTMI, William Griffith and event organiser, Zary Evelyn at the recent launch of Run Barbados 2017. (PHOTO: Richard Grimes)

(L-R) CEO of Cave Shepherd & Co., John Williams; CEO of the BTMI, William Griffith and event organiser, Zary Evelyn at the recent launch of Run Barbados 2017. (PHOTO: Richard Grimes)

As the Run Barbados Marathon Weekend marks its 34th year, the Cave Shepherd Group returns as the title sponsor for the variety of foot race events taking place from December 1 – 3, 2017.

CEO of Cave Shepherd & Co., John Williams, says the Cave Shepherd Group remains stride for stride with the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. in the hosting of the prestigious Run Barbados Weekend that continues to draw fitness fanatics from local, regional and international circuits.

“The Cave Shepherd Group continues to place great value on partnerships whether it is with the communities we serve, or with regional and international business partners,” says Williams.

“It is these tenets that the Run Barbados Marathon Weekend and Cave Shepherd Group share and remain a strong foundation for the future growth of both entities.”

The weekend will feature:

December 1 – Signia Fun Mile (8 p.m.)

December 2 – Cave Shepherd Visa Credit Card 5K Run (4 p.m.)

December 2 –  Colombian Emeralds International 10K Run (4:45 p.m.)

December 3 – Fortress Fund Managers Half Marathon (5 a.m.)

December 3  – Cave Shepherd & Co. Marathon (5 a.m.)

December 3 – Ganzee 5K Walk for Charity (in aid of the Barbados Heart & Stroke Foundation) (7 a.m.)

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., William ‘Billy’ Griffith, says, “The Run Barbados brand has over the years successfully transcended cultures, nations and peoples, to bring together a medley of enthusiasts who have fallen in love – not just with the races, but with our island.”

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