May 13, 2021

2017 Generali Worldwide Mercuryman to support Cayman Islands’ Stroke Warriors

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The Generali Worldwide Mercuryman committee has announced that the proceeds of the 2017 triathlon, being held 22 January at the Wyndham Reef Resort, will go towards supporting the Stroke Warriors of Cayman and East End Primary School. The triathlon has supported East End Primary School since its conception, and is supporting the Stroke Warriors for […]

Cayman Islands Generali Worldwide Mercuryman sets date for 5th anniversary

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The Generali Worldwide Mercuryman, Cayman’s only half iron distance triathlon, will celebrate its 5th anniversary on 22 January 2017, a significant milestone that reflects the triathlon’s popularity with both Cayman residents and international pro triathletes. Mr Trevor Murphy, Mercuryman Race Director, said the organising committee were truly grateful for the support the race has received […]

Dying off: Antigua’s struggle to save the coconut palm

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By Gemma Handy St John’s, Antigua and Barbuda From BBC White sand beaches fringed by lofty palm trees – it is the image of a tropical paradise that has lured holidaymakers to the Caribbean for decades. But in tourism-dependent Antigua, a deadly disease has wiped out almost half of the island’s majestic coconut palms – leaving […]

Cayman Island’s Mercuryman Half Iron Distance Triathlon to put athletes to the test

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By Sheana Nairne From The Bahama Islands Weekly Determined athletes at home and abroad are currently training hard for one of the most exciting tests of athletic endurance taking place in the Cayman Islands Sunday 18th January 2015, the 2015 Mercuryman half iron distance triathlon, the only one of its kind in Cayman. Not only […]