(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Athletes from eight Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will compete at the 9th Annual CARICOM 10k Road Race which takes place in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday 29 June.
The race has become the precursor to the annual Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM. The 34th Meeting of the Conference begins in Port of Spain on Wednesday 3rd July with an Opening Ceremony at the Diplomatic Centre.
Runners from Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Suriname and host country Trinidad and Tobago will begin their quest for honours opposite Whitehall around the Queen’s Park Savannah. The race ends opposite the Queen’s Royal College also around the Savannah. The winning male athlete will receive the CARICOM Chairman’s Trophy while the victorious female runner will receive the CARICOM Secretary-General’s Trophy.