Bristol kids are a big hit on the country

THERE was a fantastic turn-out of almost 500 youngsters at the recent Bristol Schools Primary Cross Country Championships.
A total of 25 schools sent teams to Ashton Park School and with numerous parents in attendance there as a terrific atmosphere and some great racing.
“The main winner in all this is undoubtedly the future of schools athletics,” said Cherry Kraus from the Ashton Park School Sport Partnership who organized the event.
“It has been fantastic to see so many Year 3-6 pupils excitedly warming up in preparation for their races either keen to win or just keen to finish the course and prove their fitness.
“What a fantastic turnout and all credit to the teachers who gave up their time to organize and accompany the children.”
Keith Brackstone from Bristol & West AC helped set the course, keen to encourage youngsters to take up club athletics.

Results – Year 5/6 Boys: 1 Bryn Davies – Elmlea; 2 Ben Pepworth – St Bonaventure’s; 3 Miguel Freckleton – Stoke Park. Girls: 1 Kate Howard – Henleaze; 2 Caoimhe Fullerton – St Bonaventure’s; 3 Niamh Fullerton – St Bonaventure’s .

Year 3/4 Boys: 1 Luke Phillips – Henleaze; 2 Owain Davies – Elmlea; 3 Tom Alkin – Elmlea. Girls: 1 Ruby Saunders – Elmlea; 2 Carmen Chance – St Bonaventure’s; 3 Lucy Baker – Elmlea.

Teams – Year 5/6 Boys: 1 Henleaze; 2 Elmlea Juniors; 3 St Bonaventure’s. Girls: 1 St Bonaventure’s; 2 Henleaze; 3 Elmlea Juniors.
Year 3/4 Boys: 1 Elmlea Juniors; 2 Westbury Park; 3 Christchurch. Girls: 1 Henleaze; 2 Elmlea Juniors; 3 Bonaventure’s

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