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Great race in Newport West! - SAJ stages third Annual Shipping Industry 5K

Published:Tuesday | June 28, 2016 | 6:00 AM
SAJ staff headed to the starting line.
Female walkers start off with a smile.
Mommy and daughter duo.
And they're off!
SAJ Managing Committee member and CEO of Seaboard Jamaica, Corah Ann Robertson Sylvester warming up with participants ahead of the Shipping Industry 5K Road Race
Team Lannaman & Morris (Shipping) Limited chilling after the race.
Jamaica Fire Brigade took on the challenge of a post-race dance off.
The Seaboard Marine team has some fun in the runner's village.
Sponsors Purity/Consolidated Bakeries Limited distributed dozens of products to the 5K racers.
The Maritime & Transport/Rituals Team show their moves.
Soup's up! Maggi, an essential stop at the Shipping Industry 5K.
This cute couple chills in the runners' village post race.
Captain George Reynolds, Managing Director of Security Administrators Limited, sponsors of the Shipping Industry 5K, poses with a sign that says it all.
Sponsors JP Food Distributors Limited was a popular stop in the runner's village.
All smiles as runners finish their run through the shipping district.
Easy run for SAJ Internal Auditor, Jean Hinds.
Paula Sinclair of Ageless Wonders wins the female run while Running Events head, Alfred 'Frano' Francis smiles in the background.
Rohan Gordon of Retro Fitness bursts through the tape in first place to claim the Overall winning title.
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The shipping and logistics business district on the Port of Kingston welcomed hundreds of enthusiastic runners and walkers from across the Corporate Area and beyond for the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ) 5K Road Race held on Sunday, June 26.

As in previous years, part proceeds from this charity run/walk will go to the SAJ's adopted basic school, the Marcus Garvey School, located in nearby Greenwich Town. The staff of the SAJ voluntarily funds a feeding programme for the students with monthly deductions from their wages. The school is also sponsored by the SAJ, which pays teacher salaries, in addition to periodic capital costs.

Here are some photo highlights of this year's race.