Veronica Campbell-Brown, one of Jamaica’s greatest track and field heroes, now has a road race named in her honour.
The Veronica Campbell-Brown Foundation 5K will be held in Hayes, Clarendon on January 31.
Campbell-Brown, the only sprinter to win gold medals at every single world championships, World Youth, World Junior, World Indoor, World Senior Champs and Olympic Games, is a past student at Vere Technical.
The race is expected to start at Vere and take runners through the Hayes community before finishing on the school’s compound.
“Support the VCB Foundation 5k run/walk, Jan. 31, Vere Tech. High, “VCB retweeted:
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