England Schools National Finals 

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 did themselves and the school proud with the team finishing in 11th place. However, the highlight of this team performance must be that of Harris who was placed third out of 133 runners.

 

Also on Saturday Finn Birnie in the 3rd Year competed in Liverpool in the Liverpool Cross Country Challenge and European Cross Country Trials where he competed against some of the top athletes in the country in the Under 15 age group, although he is still a year young. He performed fantastically coming 12th out of 115 athletes and was the fourth placed athlete in his year group and the first of the South West runners home.

 

 

James Austin

Cross Country Coach