Team Cane Bay VI ‘In it for the long run’ Christiansted, USVI

St. Croix-based financial consulting firm Cane Bay Partners VI, LLLP is sponsoring Team Cane Bay VI in the Seventh Annual Scenic 50 Race to be held this Sunday, Jan. 24. The race goes from sea level up to 900 feet elevation, beginning in Christiansted and going to Frederiksted and back. Cane Bay Partners Co-CEO Kirk Chewning also hosts participants of the annual Ironman Triathlon.

Cane Bay Partners is proud to put its support behind team members Colleen Chin, Esther Ellis, Robin Seila and Julie Sommer, and to be part of such a challenging and uplifting event on the island of St. Croix.

“We are all excited to participate in what is one of the most challenging ultra-running events in the circuit. The hills and the heat in St. Croix make for a brutal run, but the scenery and the sense of accomplishment are unbeatable,” Cane Bay VI team member Julie Sommer said. “We hope to inspire other runners to take on the challenge, and are ourselves inspired by the amazing runners doing the entire event. Bridget and Mike Klein, this year’s race directors and the current record holders for the course, are unbelievable athletes!”

The course goes from Christiansted to Frederiksted and back east to finish up on Mermaid Beach at The Buccaneer Hotel. The Scenic 50 includes an individual 50-mile run, a four leg 50-mile team relay and an individual 50-kilometer run. Registration will take place between 10 and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23. On Sunday, the 50 mile individual and team relay races will begin at 5 a.m. and the 50 km race will begin at 7 a.m. There will be an awards breakfast at The Buccaneer Monday at 7:30 a.m.

“Sporting events such as the Scenic 50 race provide a significant boon for St. Croix, providing residents with an opportunity to challenge themselves while exploring the island,” Cane Bay Partners Co-CEO David Johnson said. “The race also invites visitors to see some of our most scenic destinations while engaging in healthy competition. We wish all the participants the best of luck.”

Cane Bay Partners is committed to supporting enriching sporting activities. In addition to the Scenic 50, the company also supports the Captain Morgan Ironman 70.3, the Roseway World Ocean School, the Golden Hook Fishing Club, the Virgin Islands Bowling Federation, St. Croix Dolphins, the St. Croix Foundation VIPD Golf Tournament, the Special Olympics, the Police Athletic League, Frederiksted Community Boating and others.

About Cane Bay Partners VI, LLLP: Cane Bay Partners VI, LLLP was formed in June 2009 and founded by internationally experienced business executives with many years of experience in the financial services industry. Focusing our efforts primarily in the financial services industry, our management consulting practice specializes in providing services to clients in need of sophisticated risk management models, debt collections organizations which require liquidation models and analytics, and portfolio management companies desiring a variety of services. More specifically, our practice has elected to specialize in three areas where we believe our core competencies reside: (1) management consulting (2) risk management/scorecard development and (3) service provider analysis.

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