Coral Harbour Base, 02 JUL.
‘19 (RBDF) Mackey
Williams and Branae Coakley were the first male and female runners to cross the
finish line on Saturday past at the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s annual Fun
Run/Walk and Health Fair at Goodman’s Bay.
Under the theme
“Raising the Standard Through Fitness,” scores of runners and walkers came to
participate in the event, which is one in a part of a series of Health and
Fitness activities by the Defence Force for the month of June.
Tyrone Brown won
the overall male walkers category and for the second consecutive year, Eve
Maycock Dorsette came first among the female walkers.
and runner-ups in various age categories were awarded medals and trophies after
the race, which began at Goodman’s Bay and took participants along the corridor
of Cable Beach.
The crowd was
treated to an aerobic session afterwards, led by the Defence Force’s Physical
Training Instructors Leading Woman Marine Denise Oliver, Leading Seaman Dwayne
Deveaux, and Able Seaman Otis Ferguson.
participating were Minister of National Security, the Honorable Marvin Dames,
family members and friends of the Defence Force members; the Police Force,
Bahamas Customs Excise and members of the Department of Correctional Services.
Numerous vendors showcasing healthy lifestyle alternatives were also present.
Bethel and Captain Adrian Chriswell presented the winners and runners-up with
their awards. He commended the Defence Force’s Training Department led by
Senior Lieutenant Origin Deleveaux for organizing a successful, and Chief Petty
Officer James Darling, event organizer and the sporting committee members for a
commended the Defence Force’s Training Department led by Senior Lieutenant
Origin Deleveaux and Chief Petty Officer James Darling, event organizer and the
sporting committee members for organizing a successful, fun-filled event.
Bahamas Defence Force thanks its corporate sponsors for making the day a
success,. They include: Fidelity Bank Limited, Family Guardian Insurance,
Commonwealth Drugs, Fitness Connection Nutrition Outlet, The Walking Clinic,
Thompson Trading Company, Club One Fitness, Total Fitness Center and Bahamas
Photos By: Marine Seaman Michael Turner II
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