Mourant HLSCC College Classic Virgin Gorda kicks off

BVI Runners

Sherwin Paul- winner of Mourant HLSCC College Classic race 1 in Virgin Gorda (Courtesy Sherwin Paul)

The Virgin Gorda leg of the Mourant HLSCC College Classic Series kicked off on Saturday, with 24 enthusiastic participants, making their way through the Valley, on a looped course. New comer and local barber Sherwin Paul, led the field, cutting through the course with an impressive win in a time of 11 minutes and 14.82 seconds.

Katrina Lindsay, who placed first for the women in a time of 12 minutes and 19.79 seconds, now leads the series on both Virgin Gorda and Tortola for the overall female 2 mile division.

In the Cross Country division, Ciboney School and the Harrigan House of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre – Secondary Division became the current leaders in their respective divisions.

Race Director Stephanie Russ Penn expressed that she was pleased with the turn out and that the College was extremely happy to resume the Virgin Gorda portion of the series and that it was wonderful working with the Rotaract Club in Virgin Gorda who ably assisted in organizing the race.

Mrs. Russ Penn continues to thank the main sponsor Mourant for their partnership and the role they have played in the launching of the Go green initiative of the series which has been extended to the Virgin Gorda series. The general public is reminded to walk with their water bottles for the remaining races as together we reduce the use of disposable water bottles throughout the territory.

She reminds the general public to walk with their water bottles for the remaining races and participate in reducing the use of disposable water bottles throughout the territory.

The second race of the Tortola series will be held at the Paraquita Bay campus this Saturday 29 September. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. and race start at 7:00 a.m. For more information about the race series, please contact Mrs. Russ Penn @ 496-7155 or

Complete Results
Complete Online results:
Open Males: 1. Sherwin Paul, 11:14.82. 2. James Ramprashad, 12:03.19. 3. Claudius Rymer, 12:51.53. 4. Emrol Amsterdam, 13:26.53. 5. Wil Seddon, 15:00.19. 6. Kavari Bailey, 15:23.28. 7. Levons Williams, 18:18.77. 8. Terrol Daniel, 22:15.57.

Open Females: 1. Katrina Lindsay, 12:19.79. 2. Mariah Christian, 13:15.62. 3. Kim Takeuchi, 15:04.90. 4. Jessica Wilson, 15:37.47. 5. Saungie Liburd, 18:22.07. 6. Rea Vanterpool, 24:09.36.

CROSS COUNTRY (Team Category)

Primary School Teams: Ciboney School (CS), Robinson O’Neal Memorial Primary (ROMP). 1. Charli Seddon (Ciboney), 16:44.31. 2. T’Khoy Morton (ROMPS), 21:06.96.

Points: Ciboney, 1. 2. ROMP, 2.

Secondary School Teams: Bregado Flax Educational Centre Houses: Harrigan House (H), O’Neal House (O), Rhymer House (R): 1.T’Khoi Richardson (H), 13:16.05. 2. Quelahni Nickie (R), 14:45.13. 3. Makhi Walters (O), 14:46.04. 4. Kaeliyah Liburd, (H), 15:37.47. 5. Sean Samuel (H), 16:07.76. 6. Jerell Frederick (O), 22:06.84. 7. Jahdique Winchester (R), 22:07.63. 8. Rechelle Dick,(H), 24:10.20.

Points: 1. Harrigan, 18 (4 participants. 2. O’Neal & Rhymer 9 (2 participants each)


29th  HLSCC Race Series- Race 3- Tor Paraquita Bay, Tortola

6th  HLSCC Race Series –Race 2 – VG Valley, Virgin Gorda
20th  HLSCC Race Series- Race 3- Tor Paraquita Bay, Tortola

27th HLSCC Race Series –Race 3 – VG – FINALE Valley, Virgin Gorda