The Delano Williams Foundation (DWF) Annual Road Races are set to take place in Providenciales on Saturday, November 18, and Grand Turk on November 25.
These run/walk events serve as fundraiser aimed at supporting upcoming athletes with gear and other preparations. On Providenciales, the event will take place on November 18, starting at at 5:00 A.M. On Grand Turk, the DWF will be held on November 25, starting at 5:00 A.M.
The race will start from the Grace Way Gourmet parking lot in Grace Bay and return to the same venue for the closing and prize-giving ceremonies.
The Grand Turk Road Race will commence at the Clock Tower and conclude on the Parade Grounds for the closing and prize-giving cerimonies.
About the Delano Williams Foundation (DWF):
The event will offer cash prizes and trophies to the top three winners in various categories, including adults, children under 12, and under 18 for both male and female.
Participants in the races will receive a T-shirt, arm bands, and a water bottles. Healthy refreshments will be provided during the official closing ceremonies.
Companies providing support will have their logos displayed on the backdrop for photo opportunities during the closing and prize-giving ceremony.
The DWF was established in 2014 and has been actively contributing to the development and preparation of athletes from the Turks and Caicos Islands who compete at national, regional, and international levels.
The foundation collaborates with Sporting Associations to help athletes reach their full potential.
To sustain their efforts, the DWF organizes various fundraising events, with the Road Race being one of them. The foundation aims to involve regional and international runners starting from 2023, which can contribute to sports tourism in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Sponsorship and Support
The foundation is seeking financial support from companies to ensure the successful execution of this year's event.
How to Contribute
Companies interested in providing financial support can make cheques payable to the Delano Williams Foundation at the Bank of Nova Scotia, Account #195597.
The Delano Williams Foundation says it aims to make a positive impact on the development of athletes and promote sports tourism in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Your cooperation and support would greatly contribute to the success of their annual Road Races.
Delano Williams is the Turks and Caicos Islands’ first and only Olympian so far. He is also a World Junior Athletics Champion. He was the first non-Jamaica to win both the 100m and 200m at that country’s most famous and world renowned Boys and Girls Championship.