April 28, 2017 01:51 PM

Well over 300 athletes take part in second Cross Country event with Swanwick Primary first places team!

Another hectic, atmospheric Cross Country event saw over 300 students from northern area schools race, taking our Cross Country participants for the week close to the 700 mark!
The competition saw competitiors, staff and supporters from 16 schools descend on Alfreton Park for four races across two age groups with every student giving their all for their team!
Races for Y3/4 and Y5/6 for both girls and boys were staged with over 80 runners in each across two different courses, Y3/4's running 850m and Y5/6 completing a 1200m course
Students were then given their placing at the finish, these were added together with other runners from their school to produce a team score with each race being totalled to populate an overall standings list
Individual prizes were also on offer for the top 3 runners in each race, it was incredible to see the sheer determination amongst the athletes and the talent on show in Amber Valley!
Congratulations to everyone who took part!
Full Results:
Individual Awards:
Y3/4 Girls:
1st: Taylor Mintchin - Mundy Junior
2nd: Isla Stevenson - Ripley Junior
3rd: Amber Rouse - Riddings Junior
Y3/4 Boys:
1st: James Ward - Riddings Junior
2nd: Sam Gamley - Heage Primary
3rd: Adam Taylor - Ripley Junior
Y5/6 Girls:
1st: Mia Franco - Ripley Junior
2nd: Martha Sargeant - Heage Primary 
3rd: Megan Joyce - Swanwick Primary
Y5/6 Boys:
1: Morgan Cockell - Codnor Primary
2nd: Joshua Allen-Mee - Mundy Junior
3rd: Oliver Hallam - Mundy Junior
Team Results:
1st: Swanwick Primary - 135 points
2nd: Mundy Junior - 151 points
3rd: Ripley Junior - 164 points
4th: Riddings Junior - 201 points
5th: Christ the King - 267 points
6th: Heage Primary - 330 points
7th: Leys Junior - 336 points
8th: Horsley Primary - 543 points
9th: Codnor Primary/ Waingroves Primary/ Wessington Primary/ Crich Junior/ Shirland Primary/ St Johns/ South Wingfield

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