Weir pleased with advance

first_imgAFTER winning his heat at the Camperdown Classics in 47.30 seconds and placing seventh overall in the event, national senior representative Warren Weir ran his second 400 metres of the season last Saturday at the G.C. Foster Classics. Weir clocked 47.07 seconds on Saturday to win his heat and finished third overall. All the athletes had to struggle with heavy head wind and Weir, who ran a controlled race throughout, was very pleased with his improved run. “I am very pleased with my effort today (Saturday) knowing that I have improved on my time following my opener at Camperdown Classics. I am now getting over my injury and I am hoping to remain fit for the remainder of the season as I am looking forward to a good year,” said Weir. Sprintec’s Rasheed Dwyer had the top time among college and club athletes on the day as he won his heat in 46.96 seconds, just ahead of Racers Track club’s Annsert Whyte, who won his heat in 46.97 seconds. Among the females, world senior championships 800 metres representative Simoya Campbell of UTech was the best of the day in the women’s 400 metres after winning her heat in 54. 32 seconds. Cameron Blazers’ Jonique Day, who had a keen duel with UWI’s Rushell Clayton in the last 100 metres, won her heat in 54.34 seconds for second overall. G.C. Foster College athletes continued their fine form this season as Diana Johnson, Audra Segree and Everton Clarke scored good wins. In the Women’s 100 metres, Johnson won the event in 12.19 seconds, ahead of UTech’s Megan Simmonds second in 12.32 with the UWI’s Jodean Williams coming in third in 12.36 seconds.last_img read more

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Man delivers 1 pizza in Michigan — gets 2084 tip

first_imgANN ARBOR, Mich. — Now that’s a special delivery!A group of real estate agents meeting in Ann Arbor surprised a man by giving him a $2,084 tip for delivering one pizza Thursday.The man, identified only as Rob, was stunned and said on video, “All I did was deliver pizza.”Agents from Keller Williams Realty all pitched in while attending the company’s regional conference. Stacey McVey says they wanted to show their appreciation to someone from the service industry.Besides cash, the man received a Visa gift card, lottery tickets and letters of encouragement.Brian LeFevre, delivery manager at Pizza House in Ann Arbor, says the lucky delivery man was “ecstatic.” He says “that’s a pretty good day’s work” for just one pizza.last_img read more

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