Mico PUMP 5K Walk/Run set for October 30

first_imgTHE Mico University College launched its first 5K Run/Walk last Friday at the college campus on Marescaux Road, Cross Roads.Set for Sunday, October 30, the event will start at 7 a.m. at the gates of the Mico campus on Marescaux Road. Funds from the event will go to the Pre-University Men’s Programme (PUMP).At Friday’s launch, President of the Mico University College Dr Asburn Pinnock spoke about the importance of the PUMP programme which started in 2008.”Recently, a University of the West Indies researcher revealed that more than 76 per cent of the teachers in the classrooms are females, and this has since rekindled the discussion regarding male marginalisation in our education system. We aim to balance this equation by providing opportunities for more men to be qualified as teachers”, said Pinnock. “While our PUMP programme is geared mainly to matriculate students to access teacher-education programmes here at Mico I believe we can also expand to include certification in music, physical education, art , animation , entrepreneurial and other professional development courses,” stated Pinnock.RACING ROUTEChairman of the organising committee for the event, Ian Forbes of Sherwin Williams, spoke about the route which will see the runners starting at the college gate on Marescaux Road then up on to Caledonia Avenue, left Tom Redcam Drive, straight across Oxford Road, right on to Knutsford Road, down Tom Redcam Drive, right on to Caledonia Avenue, then back to Marescaux Road, ending at the campus gate.There will be prizes for the top-three male and female finishers and several other categories including males and females ages 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60 and over. Entry fees will see students with IDs paying $500, and $800 for Groups of 20, while it will be $1,000 for other individuals.PUMA sportswear will be the major sponsors of the event. The company was represented by Juliet Campbell.last_img read more


first_imgIndoor Bowls;     Nixon Alexander Financial Services LeagueBallylennon, top team in Donegal over the last two years, winning both the League and Knockout Cup, are in serious danger of relinquishing  their title this year.With little between them and Ramelton at the Christmas break, they have only picked up 23 of the 48 points available  whereas Ramelton have picked up 36 and moved 17 points ahead. St Johnston Pres have been in free fall during the past month, dropping from third to fifth, with St Johnston BC and St Eunans, Raphoe B within 4 points and both having a game in hand. Could be down to seventh by the end of the current week. In the meantime, St Eunans, Raphoe  A, have made steady progress up the table and now lie within 10 points of Ballylennon in third place. ClubPlayedWonDrewLostPointsRamelton131021114Ballylennon A1380597St Eunans, Raphoe A1374287Cathedral1362586St Johnston Pres1352676St Johnston BC1261575St Eunans, Raphoe B1253472Carnone1332862Glenmore1331954St Johnston Resourse Centre13211045  INDOOR BOWLS: NIXON ALEXANDER FINANCIAL SERVICES LEAGUE was last modified: February 14th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:INDOOR BOWLS: NIXON ALEXANDER FINANCIAL SERVICES LEAGUElast_img read more