Archibald, Goule and Cunningham shine at Digicel 5k
Created : 7 October 2017
Digicel 5k runners at the start of the event on Saturday. (Photos: Shawn Barnes)
Oshane Archibald, Natoya Goule and Alphonso Cunningham were winners at the 6th staging of the Digicel 5K Run for Special Needs on Saturday night.
Archibald of GC Foster College crossed the finish line first to take top honours in the men's category over second-placed Dwayne Graham and teammate Garfield Gordon in third.
Olympian Natoya Goule took first place in the female category, finishing ahead of Holmwood Technical's Megan Thompson and Samantha Pryce, who finished second and third respectively.
In the wheelchair category, Digicel Ambassador Cunningham won ahead of Joel Brown in second and Marcus Williams in third.
The run, which started at the Digicel headquarters at 7 pm, attracted more than 10,000 participants, with proceeds from this year’s race going to five special needs beneficiaries including the Jamaica Autism Support Association (JASA), Early Stimulation Program (ESP), Jamaica Association on Intellectual Disabilities (JAID), Jamaica Down’s Syndrome Foundation (JDSF) and Mustard Seed Communities.
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Digicel 5k 2017
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