Unified in pink
From babes in arms and in strollers, to children on bicycles and ride-ons, to prominent Barbadians including ministers and businessmen were among the approximately 5,000 people who walked or ran to support efforts to fight cancer in the CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk For The Cure5K Walk and Run event over the weekend.
They converged at the Garrison Savannah and by 4 pm were off, travelling through Dalkeith, Culloden Road, Fairchild Street, and Bay Street before returning to the Garrison.
Before and after the walk, participants took part in a warm up and warm down and were treated to performances from local entertainers.
The first runner to cross the finish line was Raheem Skinner while Maleen Lange was the first female runner home.
Among those who walked, Anderson Maynard, Earl Heallis and Don Gittens crossed the finish line first while the top female walkers were Matrid Griffith and Sheffean Walcott.
This year’s event attracted almost double the 2,700 people who participated in 2015.