Cross Country

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...

Jonny Innes – The Youngest London Marathon Runner 2015

April 27, 2015

Truro School Sixth Form student Jonny Innes has been busy getting interviewed by the media this week as he became this year’s youngest London Marathon runner.   Jonny turned 18 on the day of the marathon and, unlike most teenagers, decided to run 26 miles for charity instead of having a party.   Running for...

Finn Birnie Shines on the International Stage

March 27, 2015

Truro’s School’s Finn Birnie put in an exceptional performance this weekend at the SIAB Schools International XC 2015 Cross Country Event finishing a solid fourth.   Held in Santry Demesne, Dublin, the event featured a high-class field of 33 runners from all over the UK with all competitors having previously qualified through county, regional and...

Finn Birnie Selected for England Cross Country Team

March 17, 2015

Last weekend Finn, Alex, Harris, Elliot and Emily travelled up to Witton Park, Blackburn, to compete for Cornwall at the English Schools National Cross Country Championships. In addition to the usual medals and trophies, for the top eight in each race the prize was selection to run for England in the SIAB Cross-Country International against...

Truro School's Cross Country Runners Compete on the National Stage

March 11, 2015

Truro School students have been competing in two national championships over the last two weeks in very contrasting conditions. National Cross Country Championships On February 21st, Finn, Alex and Benjy competed for their athletic club, Newquay and Par AC, in the National Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill Fields, London. Having walked the course on...

Truro School Cross Country success at the Regional Finals

February 17, 2015

Nine Truro School pupils represented Cornwall at the 2015 South West Schools Cross Country Championships on Saturday. In each age category race they were competing against 70 of the region’s top county runners from Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Avon.   The outstanding result of the day was from Finn who timed his...

Truro School Hosts Cornwall Schools’ Cross Country Championships

January 26, 2015

On Saturday 24 January Truro School hosted the Cornwall Schools’ Cross Country Championships. In near perfect conditions with the sun shining and the rain holding off, the Truro School athletes performed admirably, producing some very fine results.   Our Year 7 Girls’ team of Rosie, Poppy, Laura and Elinor came in 2nd place, a great...

South West Inter-County Cross Country Championships

January 6, 2015

Six pupils from Truro School represented Cornwall in the 2015 South West Inter-County Cross Country Championships at Bicton College on 4 January. They were competing against Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Avon.   There were fantastic performances from Harris who came 2nd in the Under 13 boys race and Finn who came 3rd in the...

England Schools National Finals 

December 4, 2014

On Saturday 29 November the junior boys Cross Country team ran in the England Schools National Finals held at Newquay Sports Centre.   With 133 runners in the race from 23 different schools, the boys were up against the best from all over the country. The team of Harris, Elliot, Sam, Benjy, George and James...

Truro School Boys’ Cross Country

November 17, 2014

On Saturday 8 November the junior and Intermediate Boys cross country teams travelled to King’s Taunton to run in the Regional final of the England Schools Cross Country Cup.   The Intermediate boys performed admirably coming 5th out of 9 schools, only 1 point behind 4th place. Finn was our best placed athlete, coming in...

Truro School at the Cross Country Cup

November 4, 2014

Monday 6 October saw the start of the Cross Country season with the England Schools Association Cross Country Cup at Newquay Sports Centre.   On a windy but sunny day, the races started with the junior girls who performed admirably coming a creditable 4th position only 4 points from 3rd place, which would have qualified them...

Truro School Victorious at Cornwall Schools Road Relays

April 2, 2014

Truro School’s athletes performed superbly at the Cornwall Schools Road Relays at Lanhydrock House on Monday 31 March.   The Year 7 Boys team comprising Harris, brother Elliot and George won gold medal by a comfortable margin, as did the Year 7 Girls team of Scarlet, Daisy and Lily. The Junior Boys team of Finn,...