The 5th Annual Lagoon Reef Eco-Challenge was off! At the count of three, 44 participants paddled their way into the first leg of what will be a two day race. 22 teams prepared, anticipated, anxiously awaited dawn and headed out to the Old Football Field where it all began.
Once there, much commiserating took place as everyone got ready to begin. Bets were placed among themselves, laughter echoed and teams wished each other luck.
Winners will walk home with great prizes. Prizes are as follows:
1st place – $3,000 + $300 bar tab from Lazy Lizard Caye Caulker
2nd place – $2,000
3rd place – $1,000
Junior Category: 1st place – $1,000
2nd place – $500
3rd place – $300
Station Prize Day 1 Basil Jones – $800
Best Sportsmanship – $250 gift certificate from Milo’s
Most Creative – Mar de Colores Gift Package
Dog Tired – Pampered Paws full groom and flea bath
Grumpiest Team – 2 round trip tickets Caye Caulker Water Taxi
I’ll never do this again – 2 round trip tickets Caye Caulker Water Taxi
Team that got lost – Castillo’s Hardware flash light set
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