Peter and Rollins are Fair Race For Children Winners…
St.Croix, Virgin Islands 2/16/03---Amidst all the activities at the annual Agricultural & Food Fair, a small group of children aged 13 and under ran the 2nd Annual Fair Race For Children on Saturday. The 1000 meter romp through the exhibits of farm delights of plant, fruits, vegetables, animals, food and more food. They took the que from Governor Turnbull who had the honor of cutting the ribbon for the official opening of the fair and covered the course in a little over five minutes. Ten-year old Allison Peter of the Church of God Holiness School was the first across the finish line in 3 minutes and 55 seconds (later Peter was one of the stars in the Agrifest Track Meet winning the 100 and 200 meters events for her age group); Chelsie Goldman of Country Day School was second in 4:04; Kiara Chooran of ERRPDS was third in 4:21 and Tori Morotz of Country Day was fourth in 5:18. Jelani Rollins of Good Hope School had the boys field to himself with a time of 4:19. Brin Goldman of Country Day was the 9 and under girls winner in 4:31.
The next event on the V.I. Pace Runners calendar is The Annual Flight 64 Four Mile Road Race on March 9. For more information call 340-777-0258 or logon on to: http://virginislandspace.org