Junior Boys’ Success in National Cross Country Final

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 of 24 competing teams and over 140 athletes. Truro also had the distinction of being the leading school from South West England.


Graham Whitmore, Director of Sport, said: “Particular congratulations go to the outstanding F. Birnie from St Austell, far right of the picture, who ran brilliantly to win the race by a clear eight seconds.”