Cross Country

Cross Country Success

November 13, 2017

On Sunday, Alexander, Benjy and Isaac competed in the Cornwall Cross Country Championships. Despite the heavy overnight rain, the course was not very muddy, but they did have to contend with gale force winds on this tough, hilly...

Cross Country Update November 2017

November 6, 2017

Finn, Alexander, Benjy and Isaac were in action for their athletic clubs last weekend in the National Cross Country Relays held at Berry Park, Mansfield. With three runners per team and a lovely undulating course, passing over grassland and through woods, this event attracts clubs from across the country so the standard was...

Cross Country Update- October 2017

October 17, 2017

Four of our cross country teams travelled up to Stover School, Devon, on 6th October for the first round of the ESAA Cross Country Cup. Stover School set up a great course through a mix of woods, school fields and moorland. With the top three teams in each category going through to the regionals, and the summer-like conditions, some exciting races were...

National Schools’ Cross Country Championships

March 20, 2017

After a long trip to Norfolk the previous day, on Saturday Finn, Harris, Alexander, Benjy, Isaac and Olivia competed for Cornwall against 45 other counties in the National Schools' Cross Country Championships at the Norfolk County Showground,...

Harris makes it on to the Podium in the National Inter-County Cross Country Championships!

March 14, 2017

On Saturday, Harris, Alexander, Benjy, Isaac and Jacob competed for Cornwall against 44 county cross country teams from across England, Wales and Scotland in the National Inter-Counties Championships at Prestwold Hall,...

Truro School have Regional Cross Country Success

February 9, 2017

On a very wet and windy Saturday afternoon on 4 February, seven Truro School pupils represented Cornwall at the South West Regional Cross Country Championships. Held at Truro School the course was just about holding up after a large amount of rainfall over the previous...

A weekend of Cross Country success for Truro School

January 24, 2017

It has been another busy weekend for the Cross Country teams with the Cornwall County School races on Saturday and then a Cross Challenge in Cardiff for some on the...

Truro School race through to National Inter-Counties Cross Country Finals

January 9, 2017

On Sunday, Finn, Harris, Alexander, Benjy, Jacob and Isaac travelled to Exeter race course to run for Cornwall in the South-West Inter-Counties and Inter-Club Championships. The boys had a hugely successful day competing against the top county and club runners from across the region (Avon, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, and Wiltshire)....

Harris Triumphs in the National Schools’ Cross Country Cup

December 5, 2016

It has been a busy couple of weeks for some of our Cross Country runners, Finn and Harris were in Liverpool on Saturday 26th November running in the Cross Challenge event....

Regional Win sees our Cross Country runners off to the Nationals

November 17, 2016

On Saturday 12th November the Intermediate boys’ team travelled to Kings Taunton in Somerset for the regional final of the England Schools’ Cross Country...

England Schools’ Cross Country Cup – 1st Round

October 10, 2016

On Wednesday 5th October the first round of the England School’s Cross Country Cup took place at Newquay Sports Centre on a lovely sunny day. The course was nice and dry and some fast times were expected....

Harris Mier and Finn Birnie Compete at English Schools Athletics Championships

August 8, 2016

National Inter Counties Cross Country Championships Report

March 15, 2016

With Harris on international duty next weekend it was left to Finn, Alexander and Benjy to travel up to Cofton Park, Birmingham, last Saturday to represent Cornwall at the final cross country ‘national’ of the season. 41 counties were present, including representatives from Wales and Scotland.   In spring-like conditions, the races were expected to...

Harris Mier Wins National Cross Country Title

March 7, 2016

On Saturday five Truro School boys competed against the top runners from 44 counties in the National Schools Cross Country Championships at Wollaton Park, Nottingham. This is the premier national event for the junior and intermediate age groups, and what a day it was for 3rd Year student Harris...

South West Schools Cross Country Championships 2016

February 11, 2016

Seven Truro School pupils travelled to Pittville Park, Cheltenham, on Saturday 6th February having been selected to run for Cornwall in the South West Schools Cross Country Championships.  Each Cornish team of 10 runners was competing against similar teams from Avon, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire so the standard was high.   The team...

County Schools Cross Country Championships 2016

January 29, 2016

On Saturday 24th Jan in some very wet and windy conditions 25 pupils from across the 1st – 4th year represented Truro School at the county Schools Cross Country Championships at Newquay Sports Centre.   All the boys and girls ran very well giving there all in some extremely tough conditions. From this the following...

County Success for Truro School Cross Country Runners

December 22, 2015

On Sunday 20 December, five Truro School pupils ran for their respective Cornwall County cross country teams at the South West Inter-Counties Championships held at Bicton College, Devon.   After heavy rain the previous week the hilly, parkland course was surprisingly less muddy than expected but there were still some ‘interesting’ muddy sections to contend...

One-Two Victory at the English Schools’ Cross Country Cup National Final

December 7, 2015

Last Friday, the Intermediate Boys cross country team travelled to Bedford with Mr. Austin for the English Schools’ Cross Country Cup National Final at Beauchamp Middle School. This is the premier schools team cross country event of the year. After a long journey, a hearty meal and an overnight stay at a local hotel, Finn, Harris,...

Cross Country Report – England Schools Cross Country Cup

November 18, 2015

A very busy weekend of Cross country for the school saw the Intermediate Boys and Girls travel to Leweston School in Dorset on Saturday to run in the regional final of the England Schools Cross Country Cup. A lovely course was made somewhat harder by a few days’ rain and the course became very heavy...

Cross Country Summary – Week Beginning 12 October 2015

October 16, 2015

On Thursday 8th October we travelled to Mount Kelly in Tavistock to race in the first round of the England Schools Athletics Association Cross Country cup. Having walked the course with all four teams, we saw that it was very flat and likely to be very fast.   The Junior Girls’ team were up first...