Banks DIH Rainforest Water to hydrate COURTS 10K Road Race

first_imgBANKS DIH, under its Rainforest Water brand yesterday aligned itself once again with the annual COURTS 10K Road Race, which is set for this Sunday, September 15. Considered as one of the most anticipated events on the AAG’s calendar, the event involves athletes from gyms and clubs across the country, competing for cash prizes, trophies and medals.The 10K race will commence at the COURTS Main Street store at 06:00hrs. Staff will participate in a 3K race as the company continues to encourage staff towards living a healthy lifestyle.Last year, it was not business as usual at the office for Cleveland Forde, Guyana’s leading distance athlete, and for the first time in the eight-year-old COURTS 10K road race, the man known as the ‘little Kenyan’ did not cross the finish line first, thanks to a sensational run by Winston Missigher.With $100 000 on the line, Missigher out-sprinted Forde to cross the line in a time of 33 minutes 29 seconds.Forde, the five-time winner, had to settle for second place (33:30), while 2016 winner, Cleveland Thomas (34:13) was third. Jonathan Fagundes (35:09), Odwin Tudor (35:34) and Tyshon Bentick (35:44) rounded out the top six.Kezra Murray, Ashanti Scott, Leyanna Charles, Maria Urquhart, Shaunsel Adams and Latoya Perreira were the top six finishers in the female open category.last_img read more