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Celebration 07 Oct, 2019 Follow News


Levi Superville, a member of the youth running club 345 Athletics, won the Pirates Week To Hell and Back 10K on Sunday 6th October. The sixteen-year-old snatched the top spot ahead of 49 other runners with the top time of 38 minutes 45.07 seconds.


Wyatt Bodden crossed the line second (43:29.06) just ahead of Douglas Anderson (43:46.05) who snagged third overall.


In the female division, 345 Athletics Club runner Ava Hider (17 years old) finished the course in 47 minutes 33.02 seconds, taking first place. Charlotte Cloete was the second female finisher with a time of 49:23.02. Megan Webb-Sanders completed the 10K in third place with a time of 51:42.01.


“Congrats to all the participants especially the top finishers and to Levi, Ava and Wyatt who are all 345 Athletics team members. Pirates Week is proud to offer one of the few 10k events on island and to see the youth taking part and doing well is extremely uplifting,” said Melanie McField, Pirates Week General Manager.


“We are grateful for the Ministry of Sports and Calico Jack’s for sponsoring this event once again. We also want to offer a big thanks to our dedicated volunteers; Pirate, Alberto Campuzano who cheered on the runners out at the Hell Attraction; the Cayman Islands Red Cross and Royal Cayman Islands Police Service who offered support in maintaining the safety of the runners and Race Caribbean for their professional race management services,” added Ms. McField.


Proceeds from the Pirates Week To Hell and Back 10k benefit the 345 Athletic Club.

View full results here: http://www.racecaribbean.net/events/


The Pirates Week Festival is the largest event in the Cayman Islands calendar, annually drawing over 35,000 spectators for the duration of the five-day festival and District Heritage Day events. During this time, the islands are transformed into a mass of colour and revelry, with over three dozen different events being hosted over three weekends, across all three islands!

The Pirates Week Festival is administered by the Tourism Attraction Board of the Cayman Islands.

Those looking to participate in the festival or become a sponsor in any way, can email events@piratesweekfestival.com.

If you would like more information about this topic, please email marketing@tab.ky.


2019 District Heritage Days



The District Heritage Committees will once again highlight unique aspects of their individual districts, with cultural displays, traditional food and fun activities for children and adults.


The District Heritage Days will take place this year from 12th – 16th November.


The District Heritage Day schedule is as follows:

• East End: Tuesday, 12th November

• West Bay: Wednesday, 13th November

• North Side: Thursday, 14th November

• Bodden Town: Friday, 15th November

• George Town: Saturday, 16th November


To learn more, log on to the website https://www.piratesweekfestival.com.Here you can find out about the more than 40 events being held throughout the festival season, sign up as a volunteer, food or craft vendor in Grand Cayman or Cayman Brac.


The public is also encouraged to follow Pirates Week on Facebook , Instagram ,Twitter for real time updates.




The Pirates Week Festival is pleased to have the support of these major sponsors for the 2019 events:


• AI Rentals

• Ace Hardware

• Cayman Airways Ltd.

• Bacardi

• Cayman Islands Department of Tourism

• Hurley’s Media Ltd.

• Ministry of Tourism

• Ministry of Culture

• Tourism Attraction Board


A complete list of sponsors can be found on the https://www.piratesweekfestival.com/



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