April 28, 2017 01:26 PM

St Johns scoop team prize as 350 students take part in Cross Country event!

The first of two Cross Country events in 2016/17 for southern area schools saw over 350 young people run the course!
14 schools brought their best runners along to compete in four races for boys and girls in Y3/4 and Y5/6
The course for Y3/4 students measured 850m with the Y5/6's being challenged to run 1300m 
Some amazing determintation, perseverance and talent was shown by students from every single school
Each race rewarded the top 3 runners individually with every athlete trying to finish as high as possible to gain points for their team
St Johns Belper came out on top in the team standings with an incredible 77 points, ahead of Pottery Primary with 145 and Duffield Meadows with 266
Congratulations to everyone who took part!
Individual Results:
Y3/4 Girls:
1st: Isla Taylor - Pottery Primary
2nd: Ruth Conroy - St Elizabeths
3rd: Amelie Lincoln - William Gilbert
Y3/4 Boys: 
1st: Prince Abaoye - Herbert Strutt
2nd: Finley William - Pottery Primary
3rd: Oscar Hadfield - Howitt Primary
Y5/6 Girls:
1st: Sarah Bourne - Duffield Meadows
2nd: Belle Needham - St Johns
3rd: Molly Emerton - Morley Primary
Y5/6 Boys: 
1st: Jake Bartram - St Johns
2nd: Jack Batterhan - Pottery Primary
3rd: Tom Cope - St Johns
Team Results:
1st: St Johns Primary - 77 points
2nd: Pottery Primary - 145 points
3rd: Duffield Meadows - 266 points
4th: Curzon Primary - 285 points
5th: Breadsall Primary - 308 points
6th: Howitt Primary - 313 points
7th: St Elizabeths - 321 points
8th: Milford Primary - 372 points
9th: Herbert Strutt - 410 points
10th: Kilburn Junior - 510 points
11th: Denby Free
12th: Morley Primary
13th: Fritchley Primary
14th: Holbrook Primary 

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