The Boyce and Jefford track and field committee launched their inaugural relay festival that will bring another layer to Guyana’s athletics to the forefront.
Some of the best clubs and athletes will look to etch their name on the first Boyce and Jefford relay festival when the event is held on April 24.
Director of the Committee, Colin Boyce highlighted what is expected at the event at a press conference on Friday at the 704 Sports Bar and Lounge.
“There will be about 10 relay events, two cricket matches and 5-a-side football and we expect keen competition on a day where families can come out bring the kids and have fun,” Boyce noted.
Malta Supreme Brand manager, Clayton McKenzie highlighted why Banks DIH partnered with the event, “Malta Supreme has Vitamin B and is perfect for revitalizing the athletes and we at Banks DIH is pleased to be onboard.”
National Sports Commission (NSC) representative Seon Erskine noted the NSC’s stamp of approval, “hats off to the organisers you have the full support from the NSC and we welcome all types of physical activity of this nature and we are sure that it will be well received by the Guyanese public,” Erskine noted.
The event will have 10 relay events with all events expected to have cash incentives as the organisers hope to turn the event into a mini penn relays in years to come.
Admission for adults will be 500 dollars while kids will have to pay 200 dollars. Action begins from 10:00h.