October 23, 2019

Cayman: Road Closure & Traffic Advisory for DG’s 5K, 28-29 September

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The annual DG’s 5K Challenge is taking place this Sunday, 29 September. In order to facilitate this event, Elgin Avenue, between Hospital Road and the former Humber Lane, will be closed from 6:00PM on Saturday, 28 September, until 12:00PM on Sunday, 29 September. The event begins at 6:00AM in front of the Government Administration Building […]

DG’s 5K Challenge starts on Brac

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Cayman: DG’s 5K Challenge 2019 gets racing start on Cayman Brac The 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge hurtled out of the blocks on Sunday, 15 September with a strong showing from participants on Cayman Brac. Among the competitors was H.E. the Governor Martyn Roper, who participated alongside the event’s co-chairs, Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson and […]

DG’s 5K 2019

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Cayman: DG’s 5K 2019: Corporate partners collaborate for community causes In addition to platinum sponsor Appleby’s $17,500 pledge, gold sponsors collectively contribute $25,000 to 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge and half-way stop sponsor provides $4,000 to event.  The popular walk/run will be held on 29 September in Grand Cayman and 15 September in Cayman Brac.  GRAND […]

Cayman: Deputy Governor unveils DG’s 5K 2019 logo

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – August 1, 2019……Today, Hon. Franz Manderson, MBE, Cert Hon., JP – Deputy Governor, proudly unveiled the new DG’s 5k 2019 logo. The logo, which is refreshed every year, is designed to celebrate the various charitable recipients it aims to support. “I am thrilled to be able to work closely with the […]

DG’s 5K Challenge

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Local Causes to Benefit from Sixth Year of Cayman Islands DG’s 5K Challenge ·         Sixth annual DG’s 5K will benefit three deserving charities supporting some of Cayman’s most vulnerable people. ·         The popular walk/run will be held in September on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is celebrating its sixth […]

Cayman Islands DG’s 5K 2019 postponed to later this year

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The DG’s 5K 2019 Challenge is being rescheduled. Instead of taking place as usual in April, the Islands’ biggest charity walk/run will now be held this Fall. The decision to postpone the sixth annual charity event was made by the walk/run’s steering committee. “We’ve decided to host the DG’s 5K Challenge in […]

Cayman Islands: DG’s 5K Challenge raises close to $90,000

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The event raised a total of $89,000. Funds to support five causes which aim to feed children and the elderly. The total exceeded the goal by close to $30,000.   GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge raised a total of $89,000 for the five charitable causes, which focus on feeding the most […]

DG’s 5K Challenge debuts on Little Cayman

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The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge was held for the first time on Little Cayman yesterday (Sunday, 22 April 2018), with nearly half the population signing up for the event. More than 60 people registered and around 45 actually participated in the walk/run, which was raising money for a “grow box” at the island’s two-student school. […]

DG’s 5K on Cayman Brac

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DG’s 5K Challenge Kicks Off on Cayman Brac It was a double-win for the Health Services Authority (HSA) at the 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac yesterday (Sunday, 15 April). Lizzette Yearwood, HSA’s CEO, took the title of overall fastest female for the third year running, while HSA anaesthetic technician Gregley Gayle scooped the […]

YMCA ropes challenge course

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Deputy Governor first to climb on YMCA ropes challenge course Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility today (Wednesday, 11 April 2018). The course was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from the 2017 Deputy […]