The LETR Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull and Special Olympics National Games, 4 June
On Saturday 2 June, the four (4) Law Enforcement Agencies of the Cayman Islands along with some two (2) corporate bodies participated in the Kirkland Franklin Memorial Fire Truck Pull to raise funds for the Special Olympics Cayman Islands Athletes.
A large number of Special Olympics Athletes as well as members of the public, gathered at the location to watch the competition. Each team participating in the event had one Special Olympics Athlete pulling with them.
The competition ended with the Cayman Islands Fire Service taking home the winning trophy in the Law Enforcement competition and Cayman Islands CrossFit team winning in the corporate section.
The Special Olympics Cayman Islands will be hosting its Special Olympics National Games starting Today, Monday 4 June at 5:30PM. Tonight’s will showcase the track and field talents and will start off with the symbolic law enforcement torch run.
The schedule for each event is below:
Monday, June 4, 2018 – 5:30 p.m : Track & Field and opening ceremony – Truman Bodden Sports’ Complex
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 – 5:30 p.m: Swimming – Lion’s pool
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 – 5:30 p.m: Bocce - Truman Bodden Sports’ Complex
Thursday, June 7, 2018 – 5:30 p.m: Basketball – First Baptist Christian School
Friday, June 8, 2018 – 5:30 p.m: Free
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 9:00 a.m: Stand up paddleboard – Governor's Beach
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 5:30 p.m Football (soccer) - Truman Bodden Sports’ Complex
All members of the public are invited to come out to the event and support these national athletes.
The members of the LETR Core Committee would like to sincerely thank all the participants and supporter of the Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull.