MediPharm joins in support of Jefford Classic Mile
Jefford Classic Mile, scheduled for March 12 at the National Park, gained the support of MediPharm Inc., which will sponsor the event under the renowned Wellman and Wellwoman brands.
The top three finishers from each category will benefit from hampers of assorted products.
Additionally, MediPharm will sponsor the first-place cash prizes in the Open Category.
With a range of well over 50 various products, MediPharm Inc. is the exclusive and authorized representative and distributor for Vitabiotics Limited and Meyers Organics Private Limited in Guyana
“We are proud to be associated with the Jefford Classic. We believe in what this brand has done for local athletes and as such, we believe this partnership is very important. We are very serious about supporting our local athletes and this event,” the Managing Director at MediPharm, Shevani Persaud stated at a simple presentation ceremony on Wednesday.
Founder of the Jefford Classic, Edison Jefford thanked MediPharm for their support and indicated that the event will be as historic and memorable as all the other signature events of the renowned athletics brand.
“The kind of atmosphere and competition that we provide in athletics is second to none in Guyana. Our track record speaks for itself. We will continue to combine athletics and entertainment at this event. We will also ensure that athletes have the right to be called the best one milers in Guyana while giving the corporate community, civil society, and other patrons the opportunity to watch them perform,” Jefford said in a press release.
It added the Jefford Track and Field Classic is Guyana’s largest grassroots athletics event and the brand is undertaking the resuscitation of the Golden Mile, which was a prominent historic athletics race held at the National Park.
The release indicated the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) has sanctioned the event that was rebranded The Jefford Classic Mile.
The programme will feature six categories and twelve male and female One Mile races.