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GOODWIN, AURELEIN WIN MEMORIAL DAY 2 MILER

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Jabari Goodwin clocked a 4 minute, 45 second mile Monday, half way through the 18th Annual Memorial Day 2 Mile road race on St. Croix.
Goodwin mastered the fast downhill course in 10 minutes and 6 seconds. Jeremy Laurent, just selected as a Virgin Islands National Guard NCO of the Year and Amalie Lockhart of the St.Croix Educational High School ran to the tape together with Lockhart closing at the end, to tie for second in 10:45; Teddy Seymour, a Vietnam veteran and former captain in the U.S. Marine Corps was third in 11:57; nine-year-old Junuru Goodwin was fourth in 13:32; J'Kinde Goodwin, the third Goodwin brother, was fifth in 14:05.
In the close women's field, Aurelein held on to cross the finish in her second road race win in a row. She finished first in the Paradise 5k on May 3. On Monday, she finished with a time of 11:43 over Theresa Harper, a teacher at St. Croix Country Day School.
This sets up a return match of the two in the upcoming Women Race on June 10, a two miler in the streets of Christiansted.
J'Kiwa Goodwin, in her best performance of late, finished third in 13:15; Earthla Arthur was fourth in 13:31; Dulcie Crowther was fifth in 13:59.
The Finishers Male:
1.Jabarie Goodwin 10:06; 2. Jeremy Laurent 10:45; Amalee Lockhart 10:45; 3.
Teddy Seymour 11:57; 4. Jnuru Goodwin 13:32; 5. J' Kinde Goodwin 14:03; 6.Mervin Mills 14:04; 7. Rey Ruiz 14:36; 8. Al Gerni 15:36; 9.Alex Bradbury 16:03; 10.Kent Bradbury 16:04
The Finishers Female:
1.Sherma Aurelein 11:43; 2. Theresa Harper 11:53; 3. J' Kiwa Goodwin 13:15; 4. Earthla Arthur 13:31; 5. Dulcie Crowther 13:59; 6. Jawana Goodwin 14:33; 7. June St.Cyr 17:19; 8. Lorraine Durand 17:40; 9. Bernice Kight 18:31; 10. Marie Elise Witmer 18:40; 11. Dorsett Baily 19:32
Top Schools: Khepra School (Home School) J'Kiwa Goodwin, Jawana Goodwin,
J'Kende Goodwin, Jnuru Goodwin, Coached by Dale Goodwin
The next run on the V.I.Pace runners calender is The 17th annual The Women Race on June 10 at 4:45 P.M. in Christiansted followed by the annual Olympic Day Run on June 23.

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