Belize to host CADICA Championship on Saturday Print E-mail
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Friday, 19 February 2016 00:00

The Belize Athletics Association informs the general public that the Association will be hosting the 10th Central American Cross Country Championship in Athletics. The championship is being sponsored by the Central American Track and Field Organisation (CADICA).

The championship is scheduled for Saturday 20th February, 2016, at the Roaring River Golf Course in Roaring Creek Village, Cayo District. It is anticipated that the championship will bring together some 125 cross country athletes and officials from all seven Central American countries.

The championship will commence at 8:00 am with the 10Km run for both female and male runners in the Open Category. This will be followed at 9:00 am with the 8Km run in the U-20 male category and this will be followed by the 6Km run in the U-20 female category.

At 10:00 am the 6Km U-18 event will take place and this will be followed by the 4 Km U-18 event in the female category. At 10:30 am, the U-16 males will compete in the 4 Km event and this will be followed by U-16 female in the 2Km event.

At 11:00 am, the 2 Km run in both the U-14 male and female will take place.

The first Relay race which is the 4 x1000 is scheduled for 12:30 pm and this is the Mix Relay which includes 2 female and 2 male athletes. This event will be contested in the U-20 and Open categories.
The final event of the day is the 4 x 500 Relay which is also a mixed relay and will be contested in the U-14, U-16 and U-18 categories.