Fidelity Fun Run registration opens

Registrations are open for this year’s Fidelity Health Fun, Run Series. The race series kicks off on Saturday, 10 September and will continue for three consecutive Saturdays.

This event, spearheaded by Fidelity Insurance Health Department, caters to all with awards for the top three males and top three females in each age group division, plus the top three in the Pram & Pet divisions. Continuing in its goal to help the general public to live healthy, wealthy and wise, Fidelity Health’s Fun Run Series seeks to motivate persons to include exercise to their daily regimen as a means of improving the quality of life.

“The importance of regular exercise cannot be stressed enough,” said Sue Hydes, Manager, Fidelity Insurance Health Department.

“Among other important benefits physical activity can improve health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases such as diabetes and cancer.Fidelity Health’s Fun Run Series is a great way to get in some quality exercise and even better, participants can share the experience with friends and family,” she said.

Since its inception, Fidelity’s Fun Run Series has evolved into one of the most anticipated running events in the Cayman Islands, drawing a huge number of residents and visitors annually. Last year, hundreds participated in the race from avid runners to novices, with an even greater showing expected this year.

The series is free to all under age 15 with the cost for all others being CI$25 (US$30) for the full series. People can also sign up for individual races at a cost of CI$10 (US$12.50). Registering for the full series can only be done online at Cayman Active. Registration is also available online for individual races or in person on race day, although chip timing registration closes 15 minutes before the race starts. Race Caribbean will record times, then produce and circulate the race results.

“We are excited to kick off the race on September 10th,” said Tom Gammage, Vice President at Fidelity Insurance and an annual race participant.

“As in past years, we strive to make the race series safe and enjoyable for all participants,” he said.

The race is a two mile loop beginning on Walkers Road, opposite the former John Gray High School, then onto South Church Street before finishing on Denham Thompson Way. To register for the series, visit People wanting to do individual races can either register online through Cayman Active or in person on race day by 7:15 a.m. Entrants in the Pram & Pet divisions are reminded to state as such when registering.

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