Name: Michelle
Nickname: MJ
Favorite Distance(s): 5K,8K & Half Marathon
Longest Distance Completed: 26.3 mi.
Greatest Accomplishment: Completing my first marathon in October 2021
Favorite Bafasports Medal: Magnificent 70 Miles Connecting Medals
Favorite terrain (track, trail or road?): Road
Love hills? Yes!
Typical breakfast: Oats
Morning or evening runs? Morning
Favorite Shoe: Altra Escalante
Favorite Quote: “Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you will land among the stars” -Les Brown

Name: Tonya
Favorite Distances: 1/2 Marathon and Marathon
Longest Distance Completed: Marathon
Greatest Accomplishment: Missing the 2012 Olympic Standard in the Marathon by 14 seconds
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: Forever Friends Favorite Terrain: Roads
Love hills? Yes
Typical Breakfast: Bake or bread and scrambled eggs, a cup of tea, oatmeal
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning
Favorite Shoe: I love them all
Favorite Quote: Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart as working for God, not for men
1 mile: 4:46.35
5k: 16.01.69
10k: 33:11.71
Half: 1:15:13
Marathon: 2:42:58
2022 Goal: Cherish my health

Name: Hayden
Nickname: H
Favorite Distance(s): 10k, Halfer
Longest Distance Completed: 28 mi.
Greatest accomplishment: Qualifying for NYC Marathon 2022.
Favorite Bafasports Medal: Magnificent 70.
Favorite terrain: Trail, but it has its pros and cons like any other.
Love hills? No way, but a necessary evil.
Typical breakfast: Usually I fast, unless on a training Programme that requires a different daily intake
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning
Favorite Shoe: Nike Pegasus
Favorite quotes:

  1. “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re right” – Henry Ford
  2. “Hold dem and wuk dem” – Ultimate Rejects

1 mi: 0:7:12
5K: 0:25:49
10K: 0:54:10
Half: 2:02:14
Full: 5:30:18

2022 Goal: NYC4:30

Name: Jeunesse
Nickname: Jan or JW
Favorite Distance(s): 10k (Distance for most training runs)
Longest Distance Completed: 18.12 mi.
Greatest accomplishment: Fusion Virtual 7
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: Smash Childhood Cancer
Favorite terrain: Trails
Love hills? Not really, but it makes you stronger, faster
Typical breakfast: peanut butter & cheese sandwich
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning (covid changed me)
Favorite Shoe: Adidas, I’m a three stripes girl
Favorite quote: “I chose running as my therapy” Dean Karnazes

1 mi: 7:07
5K: 23:40
10K: 48:42
Half: 1:50:22
Full: Still loading

2022 Goal: 26.2 mi

Name: Jason
Nickname: “shuggy”
Favorite Distance(s): any distance really. Sprint, olympic or 70.3 triathlon (half ironman). Its all what you make of it. This is until I complete a full ironman.
Longest Distance Completed: 70.3 mile triathlon, 50 mile run, 130 mile cycle on a home trainer while attempting Veveresting challenge on zwift
Greatest accomplishment: waking up every day 🙂
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: All
Favorite terrain (road, trail, track, beach): All. But may give the edge to some mountain bike trails.
Love hills? Of course.
Typical breakfast: coffee.
Morning or Evening Runs? Both. Why choose one.
Favorite Shoe: work shoes jk. Addidas ultra boost
Favorite quote(s): “You’re here for a good time, not a long time.”
“If In doubt, flat out”

1 mi:
5K: 18.30 mins
10K: 36.40
Half: 1hr28mins
Full: never did a full marathon

2022 Goal: survive, stay healthy, and keep everyone wondering when will I slow down.

Name: Rebecca
Nickname: Dragon Girl
Favorite Distance: 5K
Longest Distance Completed: 11.5km
Greatest accomplishment: Completing the Girls Run TT 70 mile Challenge.
Favorite Bafasports Medal: 75,000 steps
Favorite terrain: Track
Love hills? Nope.
Typical breakfast: Oats or fruits
Morning or Evening Runs? Evening
Favorite Shoe: Saucony
Affirmation: “You got this!”
Favorite quote: “Growth starts at the end of your comfort zone.”

1 mi: 0:7:59
5K: 0:26:48
10K: 1:04:31

Name: Clarence
Nickname: K
Favorite Distance(s): 26.2 miles
Longest Distance Completed: 50 k
Greatest accomplishment: consistently doing over 3000 k annually
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: Magnificent Seven
Favorite terrain? Road
Love hills? Yes
Typical breakfast: Oats and Farine; Eggs; Mocha
Morning or Evening Runs? both
Favorite Shoe: No lace Reebok
Favorite quote: I love being me


5K: 34 mins
10K: 75 mins
Half: 2 hours 37 mins
Full: 6 hours 5 mins

2022 Goal: 4500 kilos

Name: Rachael
Alias: Lady Maugè (mau-jay)
Favorite distance: 5k
Longest distance: 12 mi.
Favorite terrain: beach
Love hills? Yes!
Typical breakfast: Coconut bake & smoked herring, yogurt must be washed down with a Tobago Chocolate Tea 🤤🤤🤤
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning runs
Favorite quote: Be that change you want to see!👌🏽

Name: Curtis
Nickname: Coxie
Favorite Distance (s): 1 ml to marathon ( I have speed/stamina so I don’t have a favorite)
Longest Distance Completed: 33mls in St Lucia ( to celebrate my “running friend ” Sjaelan Evans B/day)
Greatest accomplishment: Winning my first marathon (26.2mls ) in Winnipeg, Canada June 2000..Heartfelt thanks to Tony Hatt for inviting me to train/race in Canada.
Favorite terrain: Grass Grass Grass
Love Hills? Yes.i am from Mason Hall, so it would be sacrilege to say no..
Typical breakfast: Ginger ( almost daily) with coconut whole wheat bake with any fish products.
Morning or Evening Runs? I usually train twice daily because I love to run.
Favorite: Nike Nike Nike..( Pegasus/zooom)
Favorite Quote(s): “Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into Glory” William Barclay

“Train hard, race easy”

1 ml: 4m 24 sec
5k: 14m 55 s
10k: 31m 40 sec
15k: 48 min 30 secs
Half: 1h:min ( Martinique)
Marathon: 2h 21m 10..Trinidad mar.2004 (2nd)

2022 Goal: Run London marathon in October ( I was registered in 2020/already had ✈ ticket)

Name: Asha
Nickname: SoleMate
Favorite Distance(s): 3k, 10k
Longest Distance Completed: 14.3 mi.
Greatest accomplishment: Completing my first Half Marathon (UWI 2019) in 2:49:02. I gave myself 3 hours to complete the race. Loads of celebration (including jumping!) at the finish line with friends who were there to support. I was ecstatic!
Favorite Bafasports Medal: Magnificent 7 medals
Favorite terrain? Road
Love hills? No
Typical breakfast: Eggs – any way
Morning or Evening Runs? Definitely Morning
Favorite Shoe: Nike Pegasus Turbo
Favorite Quote: How you do anything, is how you do EVERYTHING!

1 mi: 8:57
5K: 31:54
10K: 1:10:08
Half: 2:38:36

Name: Nigel
Nickname: Trini Xaeno
Favorite Distance(s): 400m, 5K
Longest Distance Completed: 27.6 mi.
Greatest accomplishment: Winning 1st Place in the Fathers Race at my Son’s school. He was so proud.
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: Land of Carnival
Favorite terrain? Track
Love hills? No!
Typical breakfast: Oats and water
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning
Favorite Shoe: Altra
Favorite quote: “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing” -Edmund Burke

1 mi: 5:30
5K: 20:47
10K: 51:23
Half: 1:58:42
Full: 5:51:06

2022 Goal: 20 Minutes 5K!

Name: Daniela
Nickname: Dani
Favorite Distance(s): 5km & 10km
Longest Distance Completed: 15km
Greatest accomplishment: Completing marathon distance walking.
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: Magnificent 70 Mile
Favorite terrain: Track and Road
Love hills? Absolutely Not. But necessary.
Typical breakfast: COFFEE and eggs- any way
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning Runs
Favorite Shoe: Asics
Favorite quote: “To begin is for everyone. To persevere is for saints.” St. Josemaría Escrivá

1 mi:
5K: 33: 41
10K: 1:12:15
Half: 3:21:57 (Run Walk)
Marathon: 7:47:15 (Walk)

2022 Goal: 30 Minute 5K!

Name: Damian Luk Pat
Favourite Distance(s): 5K & 7K
Longest Distance Completed: 13Km
Greatest accomplishment: 13km Walk from Maracas Pillars to Maracas Bay
Favorite Bafasports Medal: Rotaract Virtual 5K in Jan 2021 – my first medal
Favourite terrain? Road & Trail mixed
Love hills? Yes I like hills but only for the view
Typical breakfast: Peanut Butter or Eggs with Whole Grain Toast
Morning or Evening Runs? Evenings
Favourite Shoe: Brooks Ghost
Favourite Quote: “Think Positive, Be Positive, & Positive Things will Happen.”

5K 55:00
13KM: 2:45:00

2022 Goal: Walk a Half Marathon Distance

Name: Giselle
Nickname: Giz / Panic
Favorite Distance(s): Half marathon
Longest Distance Completed: 26.2 miles
Greatest accomplishment: My 6 children
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: Magnificent70 Favorite terrain: Road
Love hills? No but I’m learning to embrace them
Typical breakfast: Usually nothing before training but before a long session I’ll have a half bagel with peanut butter. If no training you don’t want to know🤭
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning runs for sure
Favorite Shoe: On cloudstratus
Favorite quote: This has stuck in my head from the early days training with Dexter ‘To stop is to fail’. But lately it’s more like ‘just a little more.. it will be over soon!’😅. But really this one has helped me make up my mind about doing some races I would have never done before ‘Sometimes the fear won’t go you’ll just have to do it afraid.’

1 mi: 7.38
5K: 30 mins
10K: 1:09
Half: 2:02
Marathon: 4:31

2022 Goal: To get stronger, faster and fitter in order to be able to continue doing what I love – triathlon

Name: Nigel
Nickname: Hawkeye
Favorite Distance(s): 10km, Half Marathon
Longest Distance Completed: 26.52 mi.
Greatest accomplishment: Competing and completing my first ever Marathon in Dec 2020 for the Bafasports Mag70+ Runner’s Edition (Mills Fleurs)
Favorite Bafasports Medal: Junky Redd 5k Ham & Hops Breakfast Run 2020
Favorite terrain: Trail
Love hills? Yes!!!! With an immense passion! Did I say “YES!”……..Just wanted to make sure.
Typical breakfast: Punch made with Pumpkin, banana, rolled oats, chia seeds, flax seeds, Almonds, Pecans, Walnuts, Turmeric spice, cinnamon spice and nutmeg spice.
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning runs.
Favorite Shoe: Nike Flex Contact
Favorite quote: “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.” – From the eternal great……Muhammad Ali

1 mi: 0:07:48
5K: 0:27:39
10K: 1:01:49
Half: 2:24:28
Full: 7:11:51

2022 Goals: Lose 15lbs of body weight, sub-8mins 1 mile (done), sub-28mins 5km (done), a new PB for 10km, half-marathon and full marathon.

Name: Letitia
Nickname: Letty
Favorite Distance(s): 10k
Longest Distance Completed: 7.7 miles
Greatest accomplishment: 150 in 3 months
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: Phoenix 5K
Favorite terrain: road runner
Love hills? I like a challenge lol
Typical breakfast: oats and scrambled eggs
Morning or Evening Runs? Evening runs for sure!
Favorite Shoe: adidas float ride
Favorite quote: I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul

1 mi: 8:55
5K: 29:58
10K: 1:03:58

2022 Goal: To run a half marathon!!

Name: Roger
Nickname: Lion
Favorite Distance(s): 5K, 10k
Longest Distance Completed: 27.1 mi.
Greatest accomplishment: Winning 1st place BafaSports Runners Rewards 2020 & 2nd Place Rainbow Cup Try ah Tri
Favorite Bafasports Medal: Tie between Run Pres & Soroptimist
Favorite terrain: Open Air Road
Love hills? Nope
Typical breakfast: Eggs and Vegetables
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning
Favorite Shoe: Asics
Favorite quote: “The secret of happiness is not doing what one likes but liking what one has to do.”
Author: Unknown

1 mi: 9.87
5K: 28.30
Full: 6:00:30

2022 Goal: 27 minute 5K!

Name: Jillian
Nickname: Jilliy
Favorite Distance(s): 5k, 13.1
Longest Distance Completed: 27.2 mi.
Greatest accomplishment: Completing a Marathon despite many Covid 19 restrictions
Favorite Bafasports Medal: Diamond Dash 5k (first 5k ever completed)
Favorite terrain? Track
Love hills? YES! 😊
Typical breakfast: I usually fast.
Morning or Evening Runs? Depends🙃
Favorite Shoe: Altra
Favorite Quote: “So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.”

1 mi: 0:10:00
5K: 0:32:08
10K: 1:09:40
Half: 2:53:40
Full: 7:47:22

Name: Joel
Favourite Distance: 5K
Longest Distance: 26:2 mi.
Greatest accomplishment: 1 Savannah lap race 12:57 May 16th 1987
Favourite Bafa Medal: Get Moving TTO 5K
Favourite Terrain: Flat
Love hills: Yes at times
Typical Breakfast: oats & smoothies
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning runs
Favourite Shoe: Nike
Favorite Quote(s): “Failure will never overcome me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

“Don’t kill a dream, execute it”

1 mi: 5:80
2.2 mi: 12:57
5K: 18:55
10k: 41:24
Half: 1hr 33:21
Full: 3hr 21min-1987

2022 Goal: Get fit & lose 12 lbs

Name: Jenna
Nickname: Jenz
Favorite Distance: 10 Km, half marathon
Longest Distance Completed: 50 miles
Greatest Accomplishment: Completing 50 miles
Favorite Terrain: road and trail
Love hills? Yes and downhills too.
Typical breakfast: Oats with almond butter and coffee.
Morning or Evening Runs: Evening
Favorite Shoes: Hoka One One Cliftons at the moment
Favorite Quote: Pain is temporary

Name: Allan
Nickname: BigAL
Favorite Distance: 10k & Half
Longest Distance Completed: 26.3 mi.
Greatest Accomplishment: Completing My First Marathon
Favorite Bafasports Medal: Land of Steel Pan 2018
Favorite Terrain: Trails
Love hills? YES!
Typical Breakfast: Whatever is Available
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning
Favorite Shoe: Nike Pegasus
Favorite Quote: Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you. -Princess Diana-

Name: Kimberley
Nickname: Wonder Woman
Favorite Distance: 4 miles
Longest Distance: 12k
Greatest Accomplishment: Ride from Savannah to Valencia and back
Favorite Bafasports medal: Every one
Favorite terrain: Road
Love hills? Yes always a challenge
Typical breakfast: Eggs / healthy granola and fruit
Morning or evening runs? Morning for sure
Favorite shoe: Saucony
Favorite quote: You may encounter many defeats but you must not be defeated. In fact it may be necessary to encounter the defeats so you can know who you are, what you can rise from , how you can still come out of it

2022 Goal: To keep on going, keep challenging myself to become stronger, healthier and to never give up. To get back up each time life throws me down

Name: Diego
Favorite Distance(s): 5km
Longest Distance Completed: 42km
Greatest accomplishment: half marathon in 2hrs:16min
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: Magnificent 70
Favorite terrain: Trail and Road
Love hills? Yes
Typical breakfast: Scrambled eggs and Sausage
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning
Favorite Shoe: Brooks
Favorite quote: Don’t really live my life from specific quotes but always looking for Continuous improvement

1 mi: 6’38”
5K: 25’00”
10K: 56’11”
Half: 2°16’39”
Marathon: 7°26’40” (walking, never attempted running a marathon)

2022 Goal: sub 20min 5km

Name: Fiona
Nickname: Fi
Favorite Distance(s): Not sure yet . Will have a go at most
Longest Distance Completed: 30km
Greatest accomplishment: Triathlon in 2015, UWI half marathon 2019
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: All
Favorite terrain: Road
Love hills? Nope
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning
Favorite Shoe:
Favorite quote:

5K: around 40 mins
10K: 1.28ish
Half: 3.18ish

2022 Goal: complete a marathon distance.

Name: Jacqueline
Nickname: Irene
Favorite Distance: Ultramarathon Marathon des Sables Canary Islands 🇮🇨
Longest distance: MDS six-day, 251 km (156 mi) ultramarathon
Greatest accomplishment: Being a mother ♥️
Favorite Bafa medal 🏅: lol 😂 every one , they are amazing and I treasure them all!
Favorite terrain: Trail these days ….followed by road . Sand is terror lol 😂
Hills: I always love a challenge , I may not be fast but I’m determined, so bring on the hills (esp if coach D prepares us for them)
Breakfast: OATS and smoothies!!! With black seed oil!
Morning or evening runs? Morning runs are my absolute favorite, at the end of long standing work days, I don’t always enjoy evening runs, but I will do them if I need to!
Favorite shoe: Newton , I’ve tried many and always revert back to Newton 😊
Favorite quote: “not today“ those who know me know this well, it’s been shouted many times .
“ I am the storm “ …….

1 mile: 7:35
5K: 28 mins
10K: No idea
Half: No idea (we’ve done so many halfs as training and warm up for the ultra , lost track , sometimes it’s just miles and not the time)
Full: 4:05 (I could be wrong)

2022 GOAL: To love every minute of every day granted to me, and to be the best version of myself!

Name: Cherise
Nickname: Alice, B12
Favorite Distance(s): 10k
Longest Distance Completed: Full Ironman
Greatest accomplishment: Marathon des Sables in Fuerteventura… what a BLAST!!!!
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: I have to choose?!?! Ok fine. The Magnificent Seven set 🤩
Favorite terrain (road, trail, track, beach)? Probably trails? No wait. Road! Wait no. Trail. And road.
Love hills? Love/hate.
Typical breakfast: Oats with peanut butter
Morning or Evening Runs? Morning for surrre!
Favorite Shoe: Newtons Gravity
Favorite quote: Find comfort in the discomfort (Simon Brothers)

1 mi: 6:36
5K: 23:30
10K: 56ish??
Half: 1 hr 51
Full: 3 hrs 47

2022 Goal: The way things going, to make it to 2023. Haven’t decided on the big athletic challenge of the year but there’s going to be one!!

Name: Abiola
Nickname: Abs
Favorite Distance(s): 10km and upward
Longest Distance Completed: 35 miles
Greatest accomplishment: haven’t done it yet…
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: 70 mile Challenge
Favorite terrain: Trails
Love hills? Ecstatic 😏
Typical breakfast: oats in any fashion without milk, protein from any source.
Morning or Evening Runs? Both
Favorite Shoe: Puma
Favorite quote: “nothing short of doable”

1 mi: 7:04
5K: 23:08
10K: 53:50
Half: 2h 12mins
Marathon: 5h 18mins
Ultramarathon: 7h 35mins

2022 Goal: Sound body, Sound Mind. Maintain sub 25mins 5km race pace.

Name: Ximena
Nickname: Alfie
Favorite Distance(s): 5K and 10K
Longest Distance Completed: 15 km (Couldn’t walk the next day, though!)
Greatest accomplishment: Reaching Laguna 69 (Peru) at 4,600 m.a.s.l.
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: Still exploring them!
Favorite terrain: Road
Love hills? Yes
Typical breakfast: Coffee, cheese, and sourdough bread
Morning or Evening Runs? Mornings, these days
Favorite Shoe: Asics Jolt or Puma Velocity
Favorite quote: “It is only when you fall that you learn whether you can fly” David Gaider

1 mi: 7:47
5K: 31:13
10K: 1:06:06
Half: Not yet
Marathon: Not yet

2022 Goal: 1 hour 10K

Name: Hannah
Favourite distance: Half Marathon
Longest distance completed: 100km ultra
Greatest accomplishment: London classics
Favourite Bafasports medal: Land of carnival
Favourite terrain: Road
Love hills? depends on my mood lol
Typical breakfast: Oats with pb, banana, cinnamon & berries
Morning or Evening runs? Morning runs
Favourite shoe: Nike pegasus
Favourite quote: If it’s maent to be it will be


5k: 20.44
10k: 41.14
HM: 1.37.46
Marathon: 3.37.34
100km Ultra: 16hrs

2022 goals: nothing specific as yet

Name: Andrew Pearson
Nickname: Andy
Favorite Distance(s): 10K
Longest Distance Completed: Training: 28km. Racing: Half Marathon.
Greatest accomplishment: Running a 35:57 10K at the Great Scottish Run 2017
Which Bafasports Medal is your favorite: Arrived in TT just as Covid started, so never completed a Bafasports event unfortunately!
Favorite terrain: Training/easy runs: Forest trails back home in Scotland. Racing: road.
Love hills? Hate them with a passion!
Typical breakfast: Overnight oats with berries and honey.
Morning or Evening Runs? Evening, I can’t wake up for early morning runs…
Favorite Shoe: Saucony Endorphin Speed
Favorite quote: “If I am still standing after the race, knock me down with a board, I didn’t run hard enough” – Steve Jones

1 mi: 5:33
5K: 17:33
10K: 35:57
Half: 1:20:19

2022 Goal:
5K: 18:59
10K: 39:59
Half: 1:29:59

Name: Aniqah
Nickname: Running Princess / Popo
Favorite distance: 1500m
Longest distance: 10K
Greatest accomplishment: Qualifying for Carifta
Favorite Bafasports medal: World Water Day 5K
Favorite terrain: Queen’s Park Savannah
Love hills: Not so much
Typical breakfast: Oats and bananas
Morning or evening runs? Morning runs
Favorite shoe: Nike

Favorite quote: Baileys never give up

1m: 5:27
5k: 19:53
10k: 41.28

2022 goal: Gold medal in Carifta.

Name: Brian
Favorite distance: 26.2 miles
Longest distance: 26.2 miles
Greatest accomplishment: North coast walk.
Favorite Bafasports medal: Get moving TTO
Typical breakfast: Doubles everything medium pepper
Morning or evening runs? Mornings 4am
Favorite shoe: Puma

Favorite quote: Be the change you want to see.

Let go and let God.

2022 Goal: QRC to Last Cuevas walk.

Name: Diane
Nickname: Lady Di / Iron Panty
Favorite distance: Middle and Long Trail Ultras (Love 15k)
Longest distance: 100 miles
Greatest accomplishment: 2 x Ironman
Favorite terrain: Trail and Road
Love hills: Not if I don’t have to, undulating preferred
Typical breakfast: Cereal with oats, lots of nuts, Brewed coffee
Morning or evening runs? Mornings
Favorite shoe: Brooks Road, Colombia Trail

Favorite quote: “Di hard…each day”

2022 Goal: We’ll see 😁