CB Group UWI 5K returns November 20

4 October 2022

The CB Group UWI 5K and Smart Eggs Kids K will return to a road race format on Sunday, November 20, on the University of the West Indies Mona campus, after two years of going virtual because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The event, which was launched at the UWI Regional Headquarters recently, is the major fundraiser for the University of the West Indies in collaboration with title sponsor CB Group and other sponsoring partners for the past 10 years. Another 20 students are being granted scholarships to pursue their dreams of obtaining tertiary education.

Olympic champion Parchment wants more educational opportunities for athletes

22 October 2021

Olympic champion Hansle Parchment has called for more sports scholarships to be given to students of The University of West Indies and even from proceeds of the upcoming 10th Annual CB Group UWI 5K and Smart Eggs Kids K.

Parchment, who won gold in the 110m hurdles at the recent Olympic Games in Tokyo, was honoured at Wednesday's virtual media launch and urged the university to seek more “balance” to make it more attractive to people overseas.

CB/UWI 5K continues to touch lives of needy students

26 November 2019

The spray of confetti filling the air signalled the start of the 2019 CB Group UWI Scholarship Fund 5K and also marked the culmination of what was another successful campaign of raising funds to help support worthy students in completing their education.

Read more: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/sports/cb-uwi-5k-continues-to-touch-lives-of-needy-students_180480

UWI Students To Benefit From 5K Walk/Run

13 September 2018

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


Turnout for CB UWI 5K far surpasses organisers' expectations

13 September 2018

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...


Kevaughn Campbell — CB Group UWI 5K Scholarship winner achieving through focus

13 September 2018

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.

CB Group UWI 5K raises $18 million for scholarships, sports development

13 September 2018

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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