29th Mar, 2017

More than 1,000 pupils attend 25th annual National Preparatory Schools’ Cross Country Championships at Malvern College

Craig Gibbons 17th Mar, 2017

MALVERN College hosted the 25th annual National Preparatory Schools’ Cross Country Championships at the weekend.

On Sunday (March 12) more than 1,000 pupils from more than 80 schools competed in what were perfect cross country conditions.

Four races took place across the Malvern College campus and the Wells Common as boys and girls battled it out at under-11 and under-13 level.

Lily Slack from Derwent Lodge in Tonbridge, Kent, was the individual winner in the under-11 girls race, a result which helped her school to win the team competition.

Jack Webb from Dulwich Prep, Cranbrook in Kent won the under-11 boys’ individual race while Abingdon Prep, Oxfordshire won the team competition.

Dalis Jones of Tockington Manor, Bristol and Fraser Sproul from Sedburgh Preparatory School, Cumbria won the under-13 girls’ and under-13 boys’ individual races respectively.

The under-13 girls’ team competition was won by Cheam Preparatory School, Berkshire and Yardley Court Preparatory School, Kent won the boys’ team Competition.

Kent College, Canterbury took home the under-11 girls’ Small Schools’ Trophy and Tockington Manor claimed top spot in the under-11 boys’.

Elsewhere, Sedburgh Prep was awarded both the under-13 boys’ and birls’ Small Schools’ Trophies.