Cayman will be runner’s 50th in 52 marathons

| 02/12/2010

(CNS): Australian long distance running star, Tristan Miller will be flying into the Cayman Islands this weekend via helicopter from Negril, Jamaica where the marathon runner will have completed his 49th race in his goal to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks. CI Helicopters are making it possible for Tristan to compete in the Cayman Islands Marathon by flying him from Jamaica where he will have ran the Reggae Marathon on December 4. The Cayman raceon  the following morning will be his 50th marathon. Miller has run all over the world this year in his Run Like Crazy campaign to raise money for international charity Facing Africa and other local causes.

Miller will be lining up for the Cayman Islands marathon alongside hundreds of local and visiting runners at 5am at Breezes By the Bay in George Town. The route takes runners on two laps through South Sound and then onto Old Prospect Road to Prospect Point which is designated the turnaround Point. Runners run back via Walkers Road and George Town before returning to Breezes By The Bay. The current male holder of the Cayman Islands Marathon title is Steve Spiers (43) from Virginia Beach while the female champ is local resident Beth Schreader, (29).

A fundraising reception will be held in the evening of on 5 December at Breezes by the Bay, organized by Krys & Associates, proceeds from donations and a live auction will benefit Facing Africa and Cayman’s local School of Fitness – a program dedicated to developing the physical well-being of Cayman’s youth. Miller, who aims to finish his record breaking marathon runs in his home town of Melbourne, will be talking about the subject of childhood obesity and be available to meet with fans.

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