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Ramprashad dethrones Stoby in CIL Charity Run

- event held to raise monies for VI Alzheimer’s Association
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) turned out in large numbers to support the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
The award for the Youngest Participant went to 6 year old Brayden Greaves (centre). Photo: VINO
The award for the Youngest Participant went to 6 year old Brayden Greaves (centre). Photo: VINO
New Overall Champion of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk, James Ramprashad (black shirt). Photo: VINO
New Overall Champion of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk, James Ramprashad (black shirt). Photo: VINO
The Most Creative Team was Roadtown Wholesale Trading Limited. Photo: VINO
The Most Creative Team was Roadtown Wholesale Trading Limited. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
Some of the participants of the annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The annual Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) Charity 5K Run/Walk held on Saturday May 18, 2019 received yet another large support from the public.

The race, held to raise funds for the VI Alzheimer’s Association, started just after 5:30am in front Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town, Tortola, and headed to Port Purcell Roundabout and returned for the finish.

This year saw a new Overall Champion in Royal Virgin Islands Police Force’s (RVIPF) James Ramprashad, who dethroned defending champion Reuben J. A. Stoby. The two exchanged the lead for most of the race until Ramprashad began to move away from Stoby in the last 400m.

Prizes

The RVIPF had more reasons to celebrate as they received the prize for being the Government Department with the largest amount of participants.

The Female Champion was primary school student Chelsea Edwards, who also copped the prize for the First Child to complete the 3-mile distance.

The second female was Anna Elena of Trident Trust while the first Caribbean Insurers Limited employee to finish the race was Gillian Plaxton.

The award for the Youngest Participant went to 6 year old Brayden Greaves while the Oldest Participant was 77 year old Audley Maduro.

The Most Creative Team was Roadtown Wholesale Trading Limited and the Winning Family consisted of Porsha and Samantha Stoutt.

Funds needed for VI Alzheimer’s Association to conduct training

Director of CIL, Ms Simone T. Monsanto, in an exclusive interview with Virgin Islands News Online (VINO), said the objective of the event was to give back to the community. “CIL wants to give back and we decided to partner with the VI Alzheimer’s Association because they need funds to bring in specialists to train persons to adequately attend to our Dementia and Alzheimer’s patients. We also want to support brain health,” Ms Monsanto said.

The CIL Director also said she was “amazed” by the large number of persons who supported the Charity 5K Run/Walk and was especially thrilled to see the support of the RVIPF.

“I want to thank everyone, individuals and companies, for supporting this event.”

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