Friday, November 24, 2017

Barker, Joseph top schools road race*

CHAMPION: Toco Secondary’s Cassandra Joseph, right, winner of the Blue Waters Secondary Schools 5K Classic girls’ title, receives her trophy from Helen Forbes-Huggins, Physical Education and Sport Curriculum Officer, Ministry of Education. –Photo: DENNIS TAYE ALLEN


Otis Barker retained his Blue Waters Secondary Schools 5K Classic title, in Penal, on Sunday. The race, however, was not actually a five-kilometre event. Barker and his rivals ran closer to 4.5 kilometres. “There seems to be a problem with the measurement of the course,” Trinidad and Tobago Secondary Schools’ Track & Field Association (TTSSTFA) president Philip Allard told the Express. “Based on the times, some of the experts said the race could be about 500 metres less than a 5K.”

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