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Screen_Shot_2016-09-15_at_8.00.13_PMThe annual Masters of the Road competition hosted by Muffles Junior College kicked off earlier this evening in the centre of town and saw the participation of almost half of the student body.  The race officially commenced at 3:45 p.m. where approximately one hundred eighty five students, each representing their respective sporting teams took off from the starting line with one aim…to become the 2016 Masters of the Road Champs.

Arturo Acosta – Organizer, MJC

“This year the competition was intense we have some very fit students as you can see they did the race like in half an hour so the competition was very fair this year. Muffles is known to develop the full person and the physical aspect of the person is important so we give them a chance to express their talent as you see we have some very good talented students here when it comes to physical activity and during the September celebration everybody is in a festive mood so this is how we celebrate we do something healthy and so we give them the chance to do that. This year we had the biggest turn out that we’ve ever had, we had about 185 athletes competing and that is about half of our school and that was excellent and we like the participation and that is how we celebrate.”

In an effort to recognize the top male and female winners for their efforts and hard work, a number of prizes including a money bucket and a medal were handed out to each of them.

Arturo Acosta – Organizer, MJC

“We have the monetary prize that everybody pulls in and gives some money as you might have heard student got some money, every student at Muffles Junior college wears and ID and this year they got an exclusive ID, Master of the Road that they can wear throughout the year they have bragging right to say that they are Masters of the Road.”  

Of course the champions of this year were more than elated about the achievement.

Gian Lino – First place male winner

“I feel very proud of myself because this was my goal and I just wanted to accomplish that and I did my best.  It was just a goal that I wanted to do, I love sports and that’s why I came here to do in a race and that is why I love MJC because of its sports and other activities, it very fun.”

The first place winner for the males won a total of two hundred twenty nine dollars in cash while the first place winner of the female category won a sum of two hundred ninety dollars.

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