Date: Thursday 10th November 2016
Venue: Copelstone High School
Time: 3pm - 4:30pm
Year 3/4 team: Sophie W, Megan M, Johna N and Theo M
Year 5/6 team: Ashley W, Samuel M, Sid T, Darcey B, Lana L, Leal B and Samuel D.
This was the first cross country event for the Copelstone sports pyramid and Rushmere Hall took it by storm in our new kits. The events were as follows:
race 1 - girls year 3/4
race 2 - boys year 3/4
race 3 - girls year 5/6
race 4 - boys year 5/6
We just about managed to fit all of the races in before it got dark. Each runner ran 1.4km against 8 different schools! They had to make sure they kept warm ready for their races but when the whistle blew, they were off! We had a great start from the year 3/4 girls Sophie and Megan finishing in places 4th and 5th. Followed by solid run and great finishes from Theo and Johna (7th and 41st).
The year 5/6 continued the fast running with the girls giving the other schools great competition finishing in 2nd (Lana) 15th (Ashley) and 21st (Darcy). Finally the year 5/6 boys fighting hard all the way to the finish line with finishes of 3rd, 4th and 23rd (Sam, Sid and Leal). Overall the Rushmore Hall came 3rd in the year 5/6 competition! Great effort everybody!
It was a great event enjoyed by all. Thank you to all of the parents for taking children to the run and to Mr Massey for helping us out on the day.
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