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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, May 17, 2024


Lawrence Lockhart, only a week from representing the Virgin Islands in the World Junior Track & Field Championships in Santiago, Columbia, took first place in Saturday’s 17th Annual Veterans Day 5K Cross-Country race held at the University of the Virgin Islands St. Croix Campus.
A group of four were together for the relatively slow first lap on the three-lap 3.1 mile course. Lockhart put distance between them near the end of 2 miles and cruised to the finish with a time of 17 minutes and 57 seconds. Jonathan Letang was second in 18:55 and Jabari Goodwin third in 19:38.
Theresa Harper, a teacher at St. Croix Country Day School, outclassed the group of high school track runners by winning the female category in 21:48; Earthla Arthur, a French teacher at the Education Complex, where many of the participants in the race are students, was second in 23:57 and Balbarie Lopez was third in 24:46.
The Finishers Male: 1. Lawrence Lockhart 17:57; 2. Hondo Freeman 18:55; 3. Jonahtan Letang 19:38; 4. Jabari Goodwin 20:24; 5. Amalee Lockhart 20:36; 6. Reginald Adams 21:42; 7. Gunnar Sanden 21:49; 8. Lewis Letang 22:13; 9. Barrymore Bereley 22:37; 10. John Harper 23:30; 11. Jay Wiltshire 23:56; 12. Rey Ruiz 25:00; 13. J'Kinde Goodwin 27:09; 14. Tom Alkon 27:55; 15. Jnuru Goodwin 33:33
The Finishers Female: 1. Theresa Harper 21:48; 2. Earthla Arthur 23:57; 3. Balbarie Lopez 24:26; 4. Xamara Gomez 25:56; 5. Claudina Jones 25:41; 6. Jawana Goodwin 27:37; 7. Kathy Prince 29:46; 7. Jean Sylvester 29:46; 9. Marie Elise Witmer 34:13
The race wall hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands Division of Student Affairs and organized by the Virgin Islands Pace Runners.
The next race on the V.I. Pace Runners calendar is the 26th Virgin Islands Half-Marathon on November 26.
For more information call V.I. Pace Runners at 777-0258 or click here.

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