The CB Group/ UWI 5K Run/Walk is a family event
CB Group/UWI 5K set for Nov 12
THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE, including children, will gather at The UWI, Mona Campus on Sunday, November 12 to work up a sweat for education and sports development.
They will be participating in the sixth annual staging of the CB Group/UWI 5K Run/Walk and Smart Eggs Kids K scheduled to get underway at 7:00 am.
Details of this year’s event were announced at a recent press launch, where several sponsors presented cheques totalling more than $4 million for The UWI Scholarship Fund. Title sponsor, the CB Group, handed over a cheque for $3.2 million, while the National Commercial Bank and Mayberry Investments presented cheques valued at $1 million and $250,000 respectively.
Since 2012, the initiative has raised more than $70 million to assist more than 200 students studying at The UWI.
This year, 40 students were awarded scholarships. Matthew Lyn, CB Group’s chief operating officer, told the gathering that the organisation was happy to continue playing its part in helping to improve access to higher education.
There is still time to register at: www.runningeventsja.com or at the Sports Department at The UWI, Mona.