Posted: 5th October 2021

Inter-House Cross Country

Leweston’s annual Inter-House Cross Country event took place earlier this term with students sporting their greens, reds, yellows and blues, earning points for their Houses. The event saw some fantastic individual achievements. Congratulations to the overall boys’ race winner Reuben C (Year 9), and to Ben H (Year 10) who followed in second and Jay C (Year 9) 3rd. In the girls’ race Gold went to Lucy B (Year 10), Silver to Molly C (Year 10) and Bronze to Freya W (Year 9).

Further congratulations goes to Archie C (Year 11) who ran an exceptional time with the fastest finish in the school and to Bruce R (Year 11) who finished in the third fastest time.

The overall House results were:

1st Place      Campion

2nd Place    Mayne

3rd Place     Fisher

4th Place     More 

 

Invitation Races – Boys’ Cross Country

We were delighted to host Sir John Colfox, Bryanston and Bryanston Knighton House for our Invitation Boys’ Cross Country Races last week. Under 14 boys ran over a 3km course with the older boys running 4.5km. Despite the wet and windy conditions everyone ran well.

In the Under 12 race Oliver M was first home in a time of 12 mins 33 secs followed by William H.

In the Under 14 race Jonas G won comfortably in a time of 12 mins and 12 secs from William S with Leweston taking the team title.

In the Under 19 race our very young team was led home by Year 9 athlete Reuben C in 4th place, followed by Jay C in 10th. Congratulations to all of our runners and to Sir John Colfox who won the U19 team race comfortably.

We look forward to hosting a girls cross country competition, on 4 November, for Under 12, Under 14, Under 16 and Under 19 athletes with at least 15 schools expected on the start line.

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