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Ordonez/C-Ray host Youth Cycling Races

Ordonez/C-Ray host Youth Cycling Races

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 2, 2022– The Ordonez Bike Shop Belize in collaboration with the C-Ray Cycling Club hosted our first, of what will continue…

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BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 2, 2022– The Ordonez Bike Shop Belize in collaboration with the C-Ray Cycling Club hosted our first, of what will continue monthly, Youth Cycling Races. The first day of races was held on Sunday, February 27, inside the Marion Jones Sports Complex. A total of 51 youths between the ages of 3 and 18 had the opportunity to participate in these cycling races across nine different categories: Tiny Mites 3-5 years, Girls; Tiny Mites 3-5 years, Boys; Tiny Mites 6-8 years, Girls; Tiny Mites 6-8 years, Boys; Girls 9-13 years; Girls 14-18 years; Boys 9-12 years; Boys 13-15 years; and Boys 16-18 years.

Prior to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, youth cycling events were a frequent practice of the C-Ray Cycling Club. Now, with the ease of restrictions, we were extremely excited to invite the youths back out for more fun filled afternoons of bike racing. These events continue to be geared towards populating the junior category at the highest level of cycling in the country with both male and female participants, as well as to introduce these young athletes to cycling and get them inducted into the sport.

The top five winners in each category were called to the podium and the top three received medals. All 51 registered youths received a token at the award ceremony for participating.

Special thanks to the other sponsors who made February’s event possible: Ordonez Bike Shop Chicago, Project Jumpstart Belize, Aim Belize Freight, Bernard Sanchez, National Sports Council of […]

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