Trinidadians Curtis Cox and Tonya Nero were uncatchable and unmatchable as they eased to wins in their respective categories in the final leg of the South American 10K Classic, which ended in the National Park on Sunday.
Cox stopped the clock in a cool 32 minutes 48 seconds, well ahead of Guyanese duo, Cleveland Thomas (33m 24s) and Winston Missigher (33m 48s) who copped second and third respectively. Trinidad’s Matthew Hagley (33m 58s) and Guyana’s Omesto Thomas (34m 29s) completed the top five in that order.
Nero won the female category in a time of 36m14s, while Ashanti Scott came in at second with 43m15s. Canadian distance runner, Caroline MacIsaac completed the podium position with a time of 47m17s comfortably ahead of Guyana’s pair, Alicia Jack (49m10s) and Cassie Kirton (50m38s).
In the Junior female category Delicia Tinnis won first prize while Odwin Tudor won in the male division, ahead of Matthew McKenzie.
Also, Alex Hartog and Tonya Smith won the male and female 1500 meters race respectively, while Kennard Hartog, Joshua Beveney and Brandon Sim finished 1-2-3 in the 3000m males and Alliyah Headley, Brittney Small and Marissa Thomas finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively.