AFTER A year’s absence due to the COVID pandemic, the most popular and longest-running relay carnival in the country will be back with a new format.
The 45th renewal of the Gibson McCook Relays is set to take place on February 26, the final Saturday of the month as per usual.
Unlike previous years, many of the teams that normally perform at this popular event will be missing as the organisers have made drastic changes to facilitate protocols on account of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The invitational event will be void of preliminary-round action, the organisers opting for a straight final situation. Which teams are invited depends completely on performances from the last staging of the event in 2020 in combination with last year’s ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships … read more