Log In

Reset Password

Organisers thrilled at End-to-End turnout

First Prev 1 2 3 4 5 Next Last

More than 2,000 people took part in the XL Catlin End-to-End on Saturday.

Final fundraising figures have yet to be tallied, but organisers said they were delighted with the turnout.

Anne Mello, chairwoman of the End-to-End Charitable Trust, said: “It was outstanding. We had perfect weather. Our participants just had a zest and an energy and an appreciation and good humour.

“That is something we look forward to every year and when it happens, we are just delighted.”

Ms Mello said about 2,500 people signed up to walk, cycle, row, swim or paddle board for good causes.

She explained that funds would continue to come in for another month and added: “We are delighted that everybody participated.

“This is an event that allows you to have that great outdoor adventure and challenge but also for the good of Bermuda, the Bermuda charities.

“If anybody has any outstanding funds, we would be happy to have those come in.”

Monies raised will go to the Bermuda Sloop Foundation, cancer charity Pals, the Bermuda School of Music and Bermuda Diabetes Association.

The charity winner of the People's Choice Award will be announced when all the votes cast at registration are counted.

End to End: XL Catlin, Harmony Hall waterstop (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
Fun time: Nine of the thousands of Bermuda residents who took part in Saturday's XL Catlin End to End are shown at the Harmony Hall waterstop on South Road, Paget (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
End to End: XL Catlin, Harmony Hall waterstop (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
End to End (Photograph by Akil Simmons)
Middle-to-End Cyclists, Botanical Gardens (Photograph by Akil Simmons)

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published May 09, 2018 at 9:00 am (Updated May 09, 2018 at 8:28 am)

Organisers thrilled at End-to-End turnout

What you
Need to
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon