CLEVELAND Thomas last Sunday ended in pole position in the male open category of the Medas-King-sponsored Athletics Association of Guyana’s second cross country race inside the National Park .
Thomas, who completed the race in 27:55 seconds, said after the race that this is much needed preparation for the participation at next month’s South America games.‘”The route was very, very tough; it was very wet and very holey I withstood it because of my hard training and thanks to my coach Julian Edmonds of Running Brave Athletics Club he gave me the inspiration and I know I can go out there and do it.”
In second place was Dennis Horatio in 28:03, while Nathaniel Gittens was third in 2:05.
Among the day’s other winners were Alika Morgan who won her second cross country for 2014 in the female open category, with officials unable to ascertain the timing for this event.
However, trailing Morgan were Andrea Foster, Ashanti Scott and Tiffany Wilson in second, third and fourth respectively.
Murphy Nash won the boys U-12 800 meters (2:43:02), Justin Nurse second in (2:45:06) and Savion Gittens third in (314:07).
The girls U-12 event was won by Shannia Liverpool (2:49:04) Kcaysha Medas-King second in (3:11:08) and Daniella Atkins in third place in (3:15:05).
The girls U-13-17 4KM race was won by Claudrice McKoy, with Delicia Harper second, Kasie Kurton third and Shontel Hinds fourth, while Anfernee Heabecker won the boys event ahead of Joshua McKenzie, Matthew McKenzie and Quacey Blair respectively.
Date Posted: Feb 18, 2014
Original Source: https://guyanachronicle.com/2014/02/18/thomas-morgan-shine-at-second-cross-country-race-in-national-park/