Bucks Schools’ Cross Country, Hughenden Valley, Wednesday 4 February

Bucks Schools’ Cross Country, Hughenden Valley, Wednesday 4 February

Twelve schools competed in this Year 5 and 6 combined team event. The children braved sub- zero conditions at Hughenden Valley, competing over a tough 1500m circuit, crossing twice through a freezing stream.

The team events are calculated by adding together the first four runners’ times. Medals are also awarded to the top three runners in each age group.

Year 5/6 Girls (97 runners)

Esme Y 17th (8.42), Daisy S 25th (8.55), Skye M 26th (8.58), Sophie A 30th ( 9.01), Georgia M 36th (9.16), Jessica M 37th (9.23), 40th Jessica C (9.30), 44th Helen N (9.33), 52nd Roisin G (9.44), 61st Isabella J (9.52), 65th Chantel O (10.00), 79th Maddi S (10.31).

The Y5/6 girls were 4th in this event.

Zach R 1st (7.01), Cormac N 6th (7.26), Alex P 19th (7.28), James M 28th (8.23), Will N 29th (8.24), Sam A 30th (8.25), James P 34th (8.29), Harry O’C-P 64th (9.04).

Zach R won Gold in the Year 6 category and Cormac N won Silver in the Year 5 age group. The Year 5/6 team finished a close 2nd to the Beacon. It was a great result, especially as several members of the squad were not available to run.

Year 6 Boys (95 runners)

Thanks go to Wycombe Phoenix for organising the event and all the spectators who braved the freezing conditions.

Forthcoming events, (see Sports Board for details) Bedford Tuesday 10 February and Chesham 7 March.

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