The Virgin Islands Pace Runners Remember Martin Luther King Jr.
01/19/03 St.Crox, U.S. Virgin Islands---A small group of dedicated long distance runners gathered in the historic town of Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday morning for the 18th Annual running of the Martin Luther King Fort-To-Fort Memorial Run, an event to honor the civil rights leader. Participants in the 15.5 mile run were: Paul Radix a history teacher at the St. Croix Central High School; Jo Shim a lab technician an a volunteer with Virgin Islands CARE; Leopold Fredericks, a member of the V.I. National Cross-Cross Country Team and staff member of the Claude O. Markoe Elementary School; Will Franks, an attorney with Legal Services of the Virgin Islands; Earthla Augustin, a French Teacher at the St. Croix Educational High School; Stewart Ketchum a Mathematics teacher at the University of the Virgin Islands and Wallace Williams Head Librarian of the Florence Williams Public Library. The route for the annual run proceeded from Fort Christianvern to St. Croix’s North Shore Road to Midland Road to Mahogany Road to Fort Frederik in Frederiksted. Each runner who completed the distance averaged about 2 hours.
The next event on the V.I. Pace Runners calendar is the 18th Annual Toast-To-The Captain 8.4 Mile Road Race on Saturday February 8. For more information call 340-777-0238 or logon to: http://virginislandspace.org
Runners Remember Martin
Luther King Jr.
The next event on the V.I.Pace schedule is the annual Toast-To-The Captain 8.4 mile Road Race on Saturday February 9 at 6:00 a.m. in Christiansted. The Black History Month event honors Captain Teddy Seymour, of St. Croix, the first black man to sail around the world alone. Captain Seymour will host runners for breakfast at the Breakfast Club after the race... For more information call 340-777-0258 or logon to: http://virginislandspace.org