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Wins for Blackett and Pipe in 5K

SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

Wins for Blackett and Pipe in 5K

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JEROME BLACKETT and Carlie Pipe have done it again.
Barbados’ top distance runners gave justification for their big billing yesterday after winning the men’s and women’s categories at the Co-operators General Insurance 5K series’ third leg on the Six Roads circuit.
The victories were the second in a row for both Pipe and Blackett, who dominated the series last week en route to first-place finishes on the Bridgetown circuit a week ago.
Blackett came home in a somewhat pedestrian time of 17 minutes and 35 seconds, while Pipe, who was ninth overall, was the first female home after clocking 19:55.
Pierre Stanford (17:38) and Oein Josiah (18:08) were second and third respectively, while Pipe’s training partner Elizabeth Renondeau (20:15) finished second in the women’s category. (JM)