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Model: ST/SO0001
Authors: SHEPHERD, VERENE
Publishers: IAN RANDLE PUBLISHERS LTD.
Price: $3,500.00JMD
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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 23 May, 2018.
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The Gibson Relays is arguably the best run track and field meet in Jamaica, and this annual relay carnival is also the longest-running athletic event in Jamaica, next to the ISSA Boys and Girls Championships. In its first 40 years of existence, the driving force behind the Gibson Relays was Teddy McCook, who created an organization in the Gibson Relays Organizing Committee (GROC) that has maintained the high standards of efficiency, punctuality, and dedication that have come to characterize the Relays. Today, they are fittingly named the Gibson McCook Relays. Having assumed the mantle of leadership of the GROC, current Chairman, Professor Rainford Wilks, who along with his colleagues, conceived the idea of producing a history of the Gibson Relays that would not only be a tribute to the Gibson and McCook memory but would also record the highlights and capture the spirit of the Relays over its 40 years....