The event, which was held at the Albert Sheen St. Croix Campus, determined top runners in various age-groups from boys and girls under 10, under 14 under 16 to male and female under 20, open and masters 40 and over and included an invitation to the top runners in the Virgin Islands.
Following a stellar track and cross-country career at the University of Florida, Eduardo Garcia continues his transition to the roads and has, in addition to his collegiate best, put in some impressive road performances, including V.I. national records for the 10K, half-marathon and the marathon.
The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) held the annual Virgin Islands Cross-Country Championships at the University of the Virgin Islands St. Croix Campus on Saturday morning, and the trophies were distributed to runners from the territory over a variety of categories.
The University of the Virgin Islands campus -- with the mountains in the view to the north and edged by the palm trees to the west, the campus buildings the south and the St. Croix Educational Complex along Queen Mary Highway on the northern border -- is the perfect setting for this event, which is the original route for V.I.Pace Runners events and have continued to be for the past 35 years.
The CTEC Board plans to re-establish a St. Croix diesel mechanics program, the board’s chairman told senators in budget hearings Thursday. The Finance Committee also considered the PERB budget request.
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