Sigma run/walk registration on final lap today
REGISTRATION FOR the Sagicor Sigma 25th Legacy Run full in-person charity road race closes today.
Celebrating its 25th staging, the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run has announced that it is returning to a full in-person event after two years of scaled-down iterations due to the pandemic.
Scheduled for Sunday, February 12 in New Kingston, the charity run/walk event is aiming to raise J$75 million for its 2023 beneficiaries – the Paediatric Ward at the University Hospital of the West Indies and the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts.
Registration per individual is J$2,500, while college and high school students are J$1,500. Group rates vary – large corporate teams cost $250,000 up to 125 entrants, small corporate teams costs $155,000 up to 55 entrants, while non-corporate teams costs $60,000 up to 25 entrants. Each additional participant for teams attracts a cost of $2,500 per person.
Participants will be running/walking/wheeling along the original Sigma Run race route, which will start at Knutsford Boulevard, then on to Trafalgar Road to Waterloo Road, left on to West Kings House Road, left on to Constant Spring Road, then left on to Hope Road, right on to Winchester Road, right on to Ruthven Road, left on to Half-Way Tree Road, and finishing at Oxford Road (in the vicinity of Emancipation Park).
To register persons can visit sagicorsigmarun.com, call the Sigma Run Secretariat at 876-936-7980-2 or email them at SGJSigmaSecretariat@sagicor.com
Over the past 24 years, the Sagicor Sigma Run has donated more than $550 million to numerous health, child-related and educational institutions.
Last year for the 2022 staging of the charity event, Sigma Run raised $52 million for the Kingston Public Hospital – who were the sole beneficiary of the event.