By:Curtis Morton

CHARLESTOWN NEVIS-The much anticipated Independence 10 k run took place on Wednesday 16th September.

Unlike the previous day which was exceptionally rainy, the near 100 athletes had a fair day for the significant race.

The race commenced in front of the Nevis Tourism Authority building, journeyed along the island main road, to a turnabout just past Cotton Ground for the 10 k run and as far as the bypass road for the 3k for the under 13’s.
The race climaxed just opposite the Nevis Tourism Authority Building.

Timoy Henry of St.Kitts and Vanessa Williams of Nevis, the 2013 male and female winners respectively, led the pack to secure trophies and cash prizes as the winners this year again.

The cash prizes and incentives included:
Under18 to 99-1st place-$500.00
2nd place-$300.00
3rd place-$100.00
Under 13
1st place-$300.00
2nd place-$200.00
3rd place-$100.00

Trophies for 1st; 2nd and 3rd placers and trophies for the oldest male and female.
The top placers in the various categories were as follows:
Overall Winners:

Male – Timoy Henry, St. Kitts (Repeat winner from 2013)
Female – Vanessa Williams, Nevis (Repeat winner from 2013)
Under 13 Females:
1st – Tianna Liburd
2nd – Astra Sunon
3rd – Brianne Chapman
Under 13 Males:
1st – Trevon Dunrod
2nd – Ramon Vasquez
3rd – Rocco Brown
Under 18 Females:
1st – Nashaunte Sutton
2nd – Jenesa Caines
3rd – Shane Walwyn
Under 18 Males:
1st – Shama Wallace
2nd – Drusan Henry
3rd – Leroy Chapman
Under 30 Females:
1st – Sian Leader
2nd – Kazel Williams
3rd – Janesha Daniel
Under 30 Males:
1st – Timoy Henry
2nd – O’Brian Huggins
3rd – Trevaughn Pemberton
Over 30 Females:
1st – Vanessa Williams
2nd – Heather Demming
3rd – Desiree Herbert
Over 30 Males:
1st – Otis Stevens
2nd – James Weekes
3rd – Jesse Mulcaire

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