Coral Harbour Base, 27 NOV. ‘19 (RBDF): Kudos goes out to the Officers and Marines of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force for a great showing at The Roadmasters 7th Annual Bahamas (Bahamas Half) Marathon race on Sunday November 24th, 2019.
The RBDF had a total of 2 relay teams in the competition. The team (RBDF Commandos) of Marine Seaman Wellington Ramsey and Marvin Minns placed 1st overall with a total finish time of one hour thirty one minutes and nine seconds (1:31:09) followed by team (RBDF) consisting of Leading Seaman Quincy King, Able Seaman James Carey and Marine Seaman Stefon Brown placing 2nd Overall with a total finish time of one hour fifty minutes and fifty two seconds (1:50:52).
Lieutenant Commander Derrick Ferguson was the other solo Defence Force participant who completed the half marathon (13.1 miles).
The race commenced from Arawak Cay onto West Bay Street to the Sun Fun Beach Resort and back to Arawak Cay. The runners ran a total of 6.2 miles and the walkers covered a distance of 3.1 miles.