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DLP Cross Country Autumn 2017

On Friday 1st December 157 children from the seven DLP primary schools braved the fresh cold but sunny morning to take part in the first Cross Country races organised by the Dartmoor School Sport Partnership.

The event took place on the fields and grass banks around Dawlish Leisure Centre. The race course was set out to make an interesting and challenging course suitable for each age group.

Leaders from Dawlish Community College marshalled the event ensuring all pupils were motivated and stayed on track. A group of the leaders took it in turns to run at the back of each race and helped those who needed that extra bit of encouragement.

The children were a delight all morning displaying sheer grit and determination to keep battling and not giving up. They were also so encouraging to their fellow team mates cheering them on from the side lines. There were so many individual success stories that I am such staff will celebrate back at their schools. There were many proud teachers, parents and grandparents – albeit a bit chilly by the end!

At the end of the morning the results were as follows;

Year 3 & 4 TEAM POSITIONS Year 5 & 6 TEAM POSITIONS
1st       Exminster 1st Gatehouse
2nd Gatehouse 2nd Kenton
3rd Westcliffe 3rd Cockwood
4th Cockwood 4th Starcross
5th Kenn 5th Exminster
6th Starcross 6th Kenn
7th Westcliff

Position Year 3 & 4 GIRLS Year 3 & 4 BOYS Year 5 & 6 GIRLS Year 5 & 6 BOYS
       1st Sarah P

Kenn

Harry D

Gatehouse

Isla L-M

Cockwood

Thomas B

Exminster

2nd Emily F

Cockwood

Kaden A

Westcliffe

Joscelyn C

Kenton

Oliver M

Westcliff

3rd Annabel W

Cockwood

Freddie C

Cockwood

Freya W

Gatehouse

Ollie C

Cockwood

  42 RUNNERS 41 RUNNERS 30 RUNNERS 44 RUNNERS
We look forward to seeing you all at the next Cross Country in March 2018!

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