Cross Country

Dominant Display at Marple Hall

We took our largest team of 31 runners to this year’s Cross-Country Championships at Marple Hall and we had our best result so far. Sophie, Imogen and Lauren finished in the same order as they did in the Woodbank Y3/4 girls’ race only this time it was for 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions.  With Hannah closely behind them in 5th place, this resulted in
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Explosive Start to Schools’ Cross-Country League

The Stockport Schools’ Cross-Country League finally kicked off on Saturday and we had a brilliant turnout of over 20 runners, many of whom were competing for the very first time.  The Year 3/4 girls got us off to a fantastic start with Sophie (Y3), Imogen (Y3) and Lauren (Y4) finishing in 9th, 10th and 11th places respectively.  This, combined with the results from the
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Manchester Schools’ Cross-Country League

Ahead of the Schools’ Cross Country League starting at Woodbank Park, a number of our runners have been getting in some practice in the Manchester League at Wythenshawe Park.  In the first event, Sophie and Imogen performed brilliantly in their first race in Year 3 and William and Jonathan also put in solid performances as they both competed in the longer distance race for
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Parents Prove That They Can Do It Too

We invited parents to join us in our final Cross-Country Club of the year and a lot of fun was had by all.  The number of participants was fantastic and we thank everyone for their efforts and support.  It was certainly an insight into where some of our children’s competitive instincts originate from.

South Stockport Cross-Country Championships – Thursday 26th May

Originally scheduled for March, this postponed event finally arrived and what a remarkable evening it turned out to be.  A special mention must go to Libby, who won the Year 5/6 girls’ race but the night was all about an incredible team performance.  Our 3/4 Girls came 2nd (Hannah O, Mia A, Milly R, Jessica R, Freya R and Amelia T); the 3/4 Boys
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Walter Hesketh Trophy Relays

We took two teams to compete in this Cross-Country relay event at Wythenshawe Park. Our girls team (Amelia, Sophie, Melissa and Libby) finished in 4th place and our boys team (William, Zak, Daniel and Joel) came in 8th. As well as solid team performances, we had some fantastic individual legs.  Sophie was the 6th fastest Year 3/4 girl; in the Year 3/4 boys, Zak had the
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Greater Manchester Cross-Country Championships

Two of our children, Noah and Libby, were selected to represent Stockport at the Greater Manchester Cross-County Championships at Heaton Park.  The standard in this competition is very high and the course was the toughest it’s ever been.  In a field of over 100 runners, Noah, whose better known for his swimming, did really well to finish 68th and Libby had a phenomenal race to finish
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Stockport Schools’ Cross-Country League – Final Results

Congratulations to all our runners who have competed this season.  Once again, our achievements have been incredible; the Year 3/4 boys finished 1st overall, Year 5/6 girls finished 2nd and Year 3/4 girls finished 4th.  In the individual event, Libby finished in the bronze medal position and William narrowly missed out on a podium place, finishing in 4th.  A total of 18 children were awarded with an endeavour
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Stretford Relay Championships

On Tuesday evening, we took a group of children to compete in the Stretford Cross-Country Relay Championships.  It was a new experience for many of our children and one which they really enjoyed.  A large proportion of our children were competing above their year group and they performed magnificently.  Our Y5 girls team of Hannah W (Y5), Freya and Sophie (Y4) finished 5th; the
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Manchester Schools’ League Final Event

It was the final event of the season at Wythenshawe Park on Saturday and, once again, our runners did us proud.  Hannah W and Imogen H were competing in their first races at this venue and both of them picked up certificates for finishing in the top 20, as did Melissa and Jonathan.  Libby had a great race to finish 2nd  and William, too, finished
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