Mother Nature appeared to be doing her best to foil Captain Morgan Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Sunday, but organizers and participants were not going to let that happen.
Across the nation, the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp program is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in many ways, including hosting one of the largest runs in military history. In the territory, four school programs took part in the worldwide run.
The Captain Morgan Ironman 70.3 St. Croix Race doesn’t start until Sunday at 6:30 a.m. but the activities kicked in Friday at the Fort Christiansvaern lawn as athletes prepared for the big race.
The catch of a 29.4-pound dolphin (mahi-mahi) earned St. Thomas junior angler Robbie Richards, 9, the title of Top Angler and a $1,000 cash prize Sunday at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s 21st Annual Dolphin Derby.
Although the weather was nearly perfect on Sunday morning, the road surface was somewhat of a challenge for several cyclists. Six competitors caught flats in the Gladfelter Challenge Road Race, which took place at Rust Up Twist on St. Croix's North Shore Road.
With preparations under way for the Olympic Games this summer in Brazil, the V.I. Olympic Committee on Tuesday unveiled a new logo that will identify the territory's athletes and supporters.
The Virgin Islands Pace Runners announced today that The 18th Annual Children Run Christiansted will be held on April 29. This foot race kicks-off the annual Triathlon Jump-up and is for boys and girls 13 and under.
Though fewer in number in recent years, the athletes at Saturday’s Special Olympics at the St. Croix Renaissance field were as enthusiastic as ever, whether or not they won their event.
Exceptional coaching, competition and camaraderie are the qualities that make the International Optimist Regatta (IOR) and the TOTE Maritime Clinic and Team Race a must do event for Optimist sailors and their families. This trio of events, which attracts 8-to 15-year-old junior sailors, will be hosted out of the St. Thomas Yacht Club from June 13 to 19. Those who register by April 15 will get a nearly 20 percent discount on the cost of registration.
An island tour on fast forward is the best way to describe the second day of racing in the 43rd St. Thomas International Regatta, organizers said Saturday.