Athletics

Truro School County Cross-Country Athletes 2014

March 11, 2014

Truro School cross-country athletes competed in the UK Inter-Counties Championships in Birmingham last weekend.   In the U13 Boys race, involving 300 runners, Harris Mier finished in 82nd position, with brother Elliot in 159th. Alexander McCartney finished in 165th.  In the U13 Girls race, Emily Becconsall finished a very creditable 60th out of 306 competitors....

South West Pentathlon Development Day

March 4, 2014

On Sunday 9 March, students from across the South West are descending on Truro School for the South West Pentathlon Development Day.   This exciting event sees international coaches and Olympians leading students – regardless of experience – in four disciplines – running, swimming, fencing and shooting.   Coaching is in small focussed groups of...

Cross Country Championships 2014

January 20, 2014

Individual and Team Success for Truro School at the Cornwall Schools Cross Country Championships 2014.   On Saturday 18 January, 51 Truro School pupils took part in the Cornwall Schools Cross Country Championships held at Truro School. The athletes performed in very demanding conditions following several days of heavy rainfall.   Five pupils won individual...

Junior Boys’ Success in National Cross Country Final

December 3, 2013

On Saturday 30 November, the Truro School Junior Boys Cross Country team travelled to Southend-on-Sea, Essex, to compete in the National Final of the English Schools Cross Country Cup.   The team of F. Birnie, B. Norton, H. Mier, E. Mier, F. Bareham and A. McCartney ran superbly to achieve an excellent 5th place, out...

Cross-Country Success at South West Schools Cup

November 12, 2013

The Junior Boys, Junior Girls and Intermediate Boys Cross-Country teams travelled to Leweston School in Dorset on Saturday, for the South West Final of the English Schools Cross Country Cup.   The Junior Girls and Intermediate Boys teams finished a creditable 7th and 9th place respectively, whilst pride of place went to Finn Birnie, who...

Cross Country Summary – Week Beginning: 7 October 2013

October 9, 2013

The English Schools Cross Country Cup was held on Monday at Truro School, where  14 schools from Cornwall and Plymouth and over 300 athletes competed.   The Truro teams all achieved success, notably the Junior Boys team who emerged as winners of their event. Finn Birnie was individual winner of the race, and was well...