On what turned out to be a nice afternoon for weather with rather heavy conditions under foot, the squad of 87 athletes did the Academy proud. The teams produced a dominant display winning four of the six races. There were numerous individual successes with the standout performance from Freya Talman who showed true grit after losing both spikes with 800m to go and managed to come second finishing in her socks!
All races had 70 plus running and the team of the day was the year 10/11 boys who finished with athletes in 1,2,3,4,5,8,9,10.
Team results were as follows:
Year 7 Boys 1st Joe Neild 2nd
Year 7 Girls 4th Freya Talman 2nd
Year 8/9 Boys 2nd Dylan Wilson 4th, Louis Brett 5th, Tom Carter 6th
Year 8/9 Girls 1st Macy Kelly 1st, Rosie Burgess 3rd, Neve Kell 7th
Year 10/11 Boys 1st John Russell 1st, Adam Russell 2nd, Tom Smith (Stephenson) 3rd, Sam Rhodes Dawber 4th, Harry Wilson 5th, Joe Mulroy 8th, Toby Lill 9th, Cameron Coates 10th
Year 10/11 Girls 1st Harriet Rogers 1st, Amy Atkinson 4th, Emily Lester 9th
Overall Boys 1st
Overall Girls 2nd
Overall Boys and Girls combined 1st