Awesome Power Track Club and Team Jamaica Bickle have gotten a major boost from the Reggae Marathon, held in Negril Jamaica. The established annual calendar event, will be providing the grand prize for the top male and female 5K winner—automatic entry to the Reggae Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5K. The 5K has also garnered support from The Jamaica Tourist Board and Air Jamaica, who are securing hotel accommodations and air fares for the two top runners.
The annual Reggae Marathon will be held on December 3, 2011 in Negril, Jamaica W.I. And is a premier event on the marathon Calendar having grown tremendously since its inception, attracting sports enthusiasts worldwide.
The Awesome Power Track Club and Team Jamaica Bickle- 5K will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Baisley Pond Park, Queens NY and is a USATF Sanctioned event. The first event will kick off at 10am with the award ceremony scheduled for noon. Race-day registration is at 8am. Pre-registration is now open through Tuesday October 11, at http://www.baisleypark5k.com/.
“The meet has attracted the top runners from various clubs across the state,” says Sean Phillips of Awesome Power T.C., “because our ‘grand prize’ is very attractive. We have been getting a lot of positive feedback from the community and various groups familiar with the work that Team Jamaica Bickle and Awesome Power Track Club does.”
The meet seeks to encourage healthy lifestyles, and is a fundraiser for the organizations’ numerous programs throughout the year, which range from hosting approximately 750 athletes and coaches at the annual Penn Relays to providing scholarship disbursements to educational institutions and athletes.
Participants can register for a 5K Run, a 5K Walk and a 1 Mile Run, open to varying age categories ranging from 8 to 100. There will be prizes for the top 3 in each age division.