Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call + 1 284 346-6397 or 393-6397 or 1-284-494-1338-office; ads call 440-6666                               Tune into CBN-Telv chan 51 @ 6:00am; 12:00noon; 6:30pm & 10:00pm for Daily Caribbean News updates from Nevis; St. kitts; Dominica; St. Maarten & Barbados: CBN- keeps you connected to the rest of the World

Farley & Mays win Irmarathon!

- 54 runners took part in the 12th Deloitte/Ogier BVI Half Marathon & 10K on Dec 3, 2017
Runners get on their way in the 12th annual Deloitte/Ogier BVI Half Marathon on Sunday December 3, 2017. Photo: Dean H. Greenaway aka 'The Sportsman'
Maria Mays finishes the 12th Deloitte/Ogier BVI Half Marathon in first place and with a smile. Photo: VINO
Maria Mays finishes the 12th Deloitte/Ogier BVI Half Marathon in first place and with a smile. Photo: VINO
Completing 13.1 miles (12th BVI Half Marathon). Photo: VINO
Completing 13.1 miles (12th BVI Half Marathon). Photo: VINO
These ladies still can manage bright smiles after a grueling run in the heat. Photo: VINO
These ladies still can manage bright smiles after a grueling run in the heat. Photo: VINO
The ageless Kay Reddy completes the Deloitte/Ogier 12th BVI Half Marathon. Photo: VINO
The ageless Kay Reddy completes the Deloitte/Ogier 12th BVI Half Marathon. Photo: VINO
Applause in order for conquering the heat and the Deloitte/Ogier 12th BVI Half Marathon. Photo: VINO
Applause in order for conquering the heat and the Deloitte/Ogier 12th BVI Half Marathon. Photo: VINO
Top three finishers of the Deloitte/Ogier 12th BVI Half Marathon. From left: Reuben J. A. Stoby (2nd), Julius Farley (1st) and Paul Mellor. Photo: VINO
Top three finishers of the Deloitte/Ogier 12th BVI Half Marathon. From left: Reuben J. A. Stoby (2nd), Julius Farley (1st) and Paul Mellor. Photo: VINO
From left: Reuben J. A. Stoby, Julius Farley, Rosmond Johnson and Maria Mays take to the front line for the start of the Deloitte/Ogier BVI Half Marathon on December 3, 2017. Photo: VINO
From left: Reuben J. A. Stoby, Julius Farley, Rosmond Johnson and Maria Mays take to the front line for the start of the Deloitte/Ogier BVI Half Marathon on December 3, 2017. Photo: VINO
Some 54 runners took part in the Deloitte/Ogier 12th BVI Half Marathon and 10K on December 3, 2017. Photo: VINO
Some 54 runners took part in the Deloitte/Ogier 12th BVI Half Marathon and 10K on December 3, 2017. Photo: VINO
PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Due to the 7:00 AM start because of the curfew in place, it was always going to be a challenge with the heat, but 54 runners were up to the task when the 12th Deloitte/Ogier BVI Half Marathon and 10K, dubbed the Irmarathon and 10Kirma, got underway on December 3, 2017, the first time the event was held on a Sunday.

The heat, however, seemed a challenge for everyone except Julius Farley who blazed the two loops to win the half marathon in 1:32.06.

Reuben J. A. Stoby took a distant second place in 1:38. 38 while Paul Mellor claimed the third spot in 1:41.12.

On the distaff side, Maria Mays triumphed in 1:54.01. Karen Fraser was second in 1:58.48, coming ahead of Rosmond Johnson 2:01.29.

10K winners

Andrew Fraser was the fastest in the 10K race, finishing in 58.32 while Phil Nelson was not too far behind, finishing second in 60.26.

For the ladies, Gillian Plaxton finished first in 57.43. Vanessa King was second in 1:05.52.

Shirley Liburd was the winner of the 10K walk.

The half marathon course comprised two loops, from Tortola Sports Club (TSC) to Sea Cows Bay, around Sensus gym building and return to TSC. The 10k was just one loop- to the gate at Sensus car park at Manuel Reef and back.

Full results to follow.

2 Responses to “Farley & Mays win Irmarathon!”

  • melting pot (04/12/2017, 09:59) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    BVI seems to be multi cultural
  • Vi islander (04/12/2017, 10:48) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    This has nothing to do with the race. JW I want u to investigate, Curfew Law maybe unconstitutional for there's no State of Emergency in the Virgin Islands and the EOC has been deactivated so why have a curfew still in place. This could be an infringement on the Freedom of Movement. Plz let ur attorneys look into this.


Create a comment


Create a comment

Disclaimer: Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) welcomes your thoughts, feedback, views, bloggs and opinions. However, by posting a blogg you are agreeing to post comments or bloggs that are relevant to the topic, and that are not defamatory, liable, obscene, racist, abusive, sexist, anti-Semitic, threatening, hateful or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be excluded permanently from making contributions. Please view our declaimer above this article. We thank you in advance for complying with VINO's policy.

Follow Us On

Disclaimer: All comments posted on Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) are the sole views and opinions of the commentators and or bloggers and do not in anyway represent the views and opinions of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Virgin Islands News Online and its parent company.