RBDF concludes Health and Fitness Month with One-Mile Relay

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The overall winning Relay Team, Entry 54, following the one-mile relay competition on Friday, March 26, 2021, at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR. From left: Marine Seamen Renildo Antenor and Shane Jones, Sub Lieutenant Danielle Morley, Marine Seamen Patrick Antenor and Cyril Davis and Training Officer, Lieutenant Commander Origin Deleveaux. (RBDF Photo by Able Seaman Michael Turner II)

Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force concluded its month of health and fitness awareness with a one-mile relay competition on Friday, March 26, 2021, at HMBS CORAL HARBOUR.

In an effort to promote and aid in a healthier lifestyle which is in line with Commander Defence Force, Commodore Raymond King’s strategic mission of a fit, fighting Force, the Training Department held several initiatives which also included basketball, swimming, aerobics, and seminars to encourage healthier lifestyle living.

During the highly anticipated meet, three teams comprising of five individuals participated in a timed race which included a female on each team. The teams consisted of personnel from both the Training and Administration/Prosecution Departments along with representatives from Entry 54.

The overall winner was the team of Entry 54, due to technicalities. Special mention goes to the Training Department team, with the fastest combined time of 34:13 minutes. Training Officer, Lieutenant Commander Origin Deleveaux commended his staff for a successful month of activities which also brought about a closer comradery with the friendly competition events. He stressed the need for individuals to maintain healthy lifestyles, which can be a boost for the morale and welfare of the organization and is important for the organization’s success.

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