BELIZE CITY, Sat. Jan. 11, 2020– The first C-Ray Saturday Race for the year was held over the weekend. Approximately 25 cyclists lined up on the Boom Road in front of Data Pro at around 6:30 a.m. They raced to the Hattieville roundabout and returned for a total of 23.8 miles, averaged 24.2 mph in a time of 58 minutes and 26 seconds. There is a special prize given if the record (53 minutes 3 seconds) is broken.
Prizes were given in seven different categories: Junior/Youth, Junior/Youth Female, Women, Elite, non-Elite in 30+, 40+ and 50+ years.
Master cyclist Herman Requena of Team Santino’s won all four station prizes, going and on the return at the Prison and at Fresh Pond.
In the Open category, 1st Joshua Fuller of Team Santino’s, 2nd Brandon Cattouse of C-Ray D, Banner, 3rd Herman Requena, 4th Patrick Williams of Team Santino’s, and 5th Anthony Rosado of Team PowerAde.
Winning the Women category was Kaya Cattouse of C-Ray D. Banner. Junior/Youth Category was won by Fernando Rosado of Chavarria Cycling Club, 2nd Elwin Humes of Digi, and 3rd Goran Gabourel of C-Ray D. Banner. Gabrielle Gabourel won the Junior/Youth Female category.
In the Non-Elite category, 30+ Winner was John Olivera, 40+ went to Dwayne Wade, and 50+ was won by Barney Brown.
Feature photo: Elite/Open winners, (l to r) 2nd Brandon Cattouse, 1st Joshua Fuller, 3rd Herman Requena