Hemmings-McCatty-organised Central Junior Classic launched
THE fifth Wata Central Junior Schools Classic was launched on Thursday at the Bethabara Primary School in Knockpatrick, Manchester.
The launch also featured the presentation of running gears, sneakers and spikes to the school.
Meet organiser and Olympian Deon Hemmings-McCatty said that the event will take place on Saturday, April 12, starting at 9:00 am at Kirkvine Sports Club in the parish.
The event is the second development meet on the prep school calendar and the only one to be held outside of the Corporate Area. Since the inception, a number of primary schools have been invited to participate. It will feature the sprints starting with the 50m and longer distances up to 400m, relays in the 4x100m and 4x200m plus long jump as the only field event.
The schools that have confirmed so far are Vaz Prep, El Instituto, Knox Junior School, Mt St Joseph Prep, Mt Alvernia Prep, Belair Prep and Yabnel Prep in Mandeville which will be present for the first time this year, as well as Bethabara Primary School.
The sponsors this year are Wata, Digicel, Pediasure, Best Bressed Chicken, COK, Puma and Singer.