The Royal Bahamas Defence Force demonstrated excellence in fitness at the Bahamas Law Enforcement Cooperative Credit Union Fun Run & Walk competition on Saturday November 16th. In the Runners segment, Lieutenant Commander Derrick Ferguson placed first in
the Under 50 Male category, Leading Woman Marines Lashonna Williams and Natasha Major were the top 2 female finishers in the Under 40 female category, Marine Seamen Nakeito Thurston and Dominic Williamson placed 1st and 2nd in the Under 30 Male category and Woman Marine Alexis Strachan was 1 st in the Under 30 Female category. Leading Mechanic Pedric Dixon came 2nd in the Under 40 Male category.
For the Walkers, Marine Seaman Larry Rolle placed first in the Under 30 Male category, and Senior Lieutenant Shawn Adderley and Lieutenant Thora Gardiner placed 2nd in the Under 50 Male and Female categories respectively. Celebrating the theme “Your Health is Your Wealth”, the race began at the Law Enforcement Credit Union Headquarters, Collins Avenue and took the participants on to Shirley Street, over the Sidney Poitier Bridge and return to the starting point.
The Royal Bahamas Defence Force continues to build community team spirit and camaraderie among public and partner agencies as it protects the territorial waters of The Bahamas.