With her proud mother present in the audience, UWI Communications Major, Nastascia McFarlane, gave yet another confirmation of the vitality of the CB/UWI 5K Scholarship Run (and Smart Eggs Kids K) as she ably guided the proceedings at the launch of the 2018 edition of the event, at the UWI Regional Headquarters last Monday, October 1. The fund raising event is set to be renewed on Sunday, November 11.

Representing title sponsor CB Group, Chief Operating Officer Matthew Lyn expressed great pleasure with the progress of the event and of scholarship awardees like Nastascia, who, he...

It's been a somewhat arduous road for Kevaughn Campbell. In addition to being a national junior representative — in the physically demanding sport of swimming — and pursuing his long-held dreams of becoming a doctor and surgeon, he had to keep his grades at an acceptable level, especially if he were to land a coveted scholarship that would cover his financial obligations at university.

http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sports/kevaughn-campbell-8212-cb...

The inaugural CB Group UWI 5K Run/Walk raised $18 million which will go towards scholarships and the development of sports programmes on the UWI Mona Campus. The announcement was made at a press conference on the campus yesterday. The amount far surpasses the target of $8 million set by organisers. read more...

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Needy students at the University of the West Indies (UWI) are expected to benefit from the inaugural CB Group/UWI 5K Walk/Run. The event, scheduled for November 18, is a legacy project supported by the Grand Jamaica Homecoming movement. The group, with co-patrons Ray Chang and Michael Lee-Chin, wants to reconnect the diaspora

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The inaugural CB Group UWI 5K Run/ Walk event, under the theme ‘Walk Good, Run Great for education and sports development’ was held on Sunday November 18, 2012 at the University of the West Indies. Professor Gordon Shirley, UWI Principal and co-patron of the CB UWI 5K, expressed read more...

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Thalia Lyn, Douglas Orane and Minna Israel, organising committee members of the CB Group UWI 5K Run/Walk which is scheduled for Sunday, November 18, 2012, were joined by Marguerite Orane to take part in the Pep-Up training session held on Thursday evening from 5:30-7pm at the UWI Mona Bowl.

The team of business leaders, who sit at the helm of the CB Group UWI 5K project, read more...

http://go-jamaica.com/pressrelease/item.php?id=1440

The second CB Group/University of the West Indies (UWI) 5K is set for Sunday, November 17, at the UWI Bowl in Mona, starting at 7 a.m.

Starting this year, title sponsor Caribbean Broilers has committed to a three-year deal worth $9 million. At last year's inaugural staging, 2,500 persons participated and $18 million was raised and 20 students were recipients of scholarship awards at UWI. This year, the organisers hope to raise even more money. read more...

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LIKE they did a week ago when they captured the top spots at the Portmore Burger King 10K Road race, Shawn Pitter, running unattached, and Tanice Barnett, representing MVP track club, won the male and female titles, respectively, at yesterday's inaugural UWI/CB Group Walk/Run and homecoming event at the institution's Mona campus.

The front-running Pitter made it a post-to-post affair, stopping the clock read more...

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20121119/sports/sports91.html

The CB Group UWI 5K Run/Walk event is in its fourth year and has assisted over 75 students since the inaugural staging in 2012. To date some $38 million has been raised and awarded to young outstanding academic achievers who are in financial need, the company said. read more...

http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/CB--UWI-target--15-million_19230409

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