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Where Are They Now? Mummies With Tummies

Where Are They Now? Mummies With Tummies

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] Injuries and sickness can sideline even the most seasoned runners. But one thing that didn’t keep four keen runners off the racecourse seven years ago was pregnancy. In 2011, when the relay portion of the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby had just been introduced, Ashley Couper Estwanik, Anna Laura Hocking, Vivienne Lochhead... Read more of this article

Community Effort For Race Day Water Stations

Community Effort For Race Day Water Stations

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] Those who have ever run the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby will know that staying hydrated is key to getting through the race on what is often a humid day. Luckily for the runners, eight official water stations are set up along the 13.1-mile course heading out of Somerset. And the people behind the stations generously donate... Read more of this article

‘People Of Bermuda’ Exhibit To Open On Friday

‘People Of Bermuda’ Exhibit To Open On Friday

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] A successful portrait tells a story and provides an insight into a person for a moment in their life but also reveals something more profound. As an artist in residence at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art last year, Jane Masojada met with a diverse range of locals, from politicians to sports stars to local personalities,... Read more of this article

Running Bermuda Day Marathon For Team Hope

Running Bermuda Day Marathon For Team Hope

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] For many, running a half marathon is a tremendous physical endeavor. It requires time and a lot of mental and physical training to be able to finish the 13.1-mile race. For parents of children with disabilities, there is a significant time commitment and both physical and mental stress with little to no breaks. Team Hope... Read more of this article

Bragging Rights Up For Grabs On Bermuda Day

Bragging Rights Up For Grabs On Bermuda Day

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] Some people run the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby for the challenge or to beat a personal best. Others do it for the bragging rights. Garon Wilkinson, Nathan Dill and Shane McIlwain have been fighting it out for the last six years with a friendly rivalry to take home the crown – and the self-described title of King... Read more of this article

WHM: Jessica Lewis Sprinting To Success

WHM: Jessica Lewis Sprinting To Success

[Part of Women’s History Month Series | Written by Robyn Bardgett] She may only weigh 67lbs, but Jessica Lewis is strength personified, as the track paralympian has continued to reach her goals, proving that nothing can hold her back if she sets her mind to it. The athlete — who is the first Bermudian sprinter to compete in the Paralympics... Read more of this article

WHM: Historic Hilda Aitken, First Female MP

WHM: Historic Hilda Aitken, First Female MP

[Part of Women’s History Month Series | Written by Robyn Bardgett] As one of the first women to win a seat in the House of Parliament, Hilda Aitken [1891 - 1987] set a course to create a place for women in politics. She won a seat in Smith’s during the 1948 election, along with her contemporary, Edna Watson, who won in Paget. The mother of two... Read more of this article

WHM: Norma Wade-Miller Breaking Legal Barriers

WHM: Norma Wade-Miller Breaking Legal Barriers

[Part of Women’s History Month Series | Written by Robyn Bardgett] When it comes to inspiring women to enter in the judiciary system, Justice Norma Wade-Miller has been an inspirational force to be reckoned with. Mrs Wade-Miller, who was awarded an Order of the British Empire in 2016, served over 25 years as a judge in Bermuda, retiring from her... Read more of this article

WHM: World Champion Triathlete Flora Duffy

WHM: World Champion Triathlete Flora Duffy

[Part of Women’s History Month Series | Written by Robyn Bardgett] She is on top of the world as one of the world’s best triathletes and she credits Bermuda as part of what made her dream a reality. Flora Duffy started her triathlon career at the early age of seven and the island’s mild weather, undulating hills, winding roads and warm water... Read more of this article