Cross Country

Cross Country at Westerings

Westerings hosted the last of the local schools cross country events this year! Yet again, our pupils did us proud with some brilliant running!

This year, the weather was very kind to us and for once, all the races went ahead as scheduled

GREAT running once again!

The results from Westerings can be viewed, here!

(level 2 - inter)

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County Finals - Individuals

WOW!! Our 2 Year 5 individual Cross Country runners who qualified for the County Finals which took place on a very testing track at Hadleigh, finished in 6th and 7th place! Against 42 of the best runners from 14 schools this was an AMAZINGachievement!

'On Tuesday 25th April, two of our Year 5 girls who came 1st and 3rd in the Castle Point Cross Country, went to compete in the Individual Cross Country County Finals at Hadleigh Olympic Park. The sun was shining but a real cold wind was blowing, which sometimes took your breath away. The girls were in a race that was going to be a real test of their ability! 42 girls from 14 schools in a race, over 1.5k taking in some steep hills. The girls set off. Halfway through, the girls had put themselves in a comfortable position 15th and 17th. With around 400 metres to go and climbing, the girls made their final push on the other competitors. Showing real grit, determination, stamina and endurance, they finished the race in 6th and 7th position - a fantastic achievement to be in the top ten runners of their age group in the county.'

Very proud of them both.' (report from Mr Toovey)


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Cross Country at Hockley!

The third of the Local Schools Cross Country events hosted by Hockley saw more FANTASTIC running by all those who took part!

WELL DONE EVERYONE!

Results can be viewed here!

(level 2 - Inter)

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The Year 5 Girls Cross Country squad who qualified for the County Finals finished in 3rd place!

Up against 14 schools this was an amazing result!!

'The Year 5 girls cross country team took their place at the Country finals, which were held at Hadleigh Country Park. The 6 girls had qualified through winning the Year 5 girls team event at the Castle Point Cross Country event, where 26 schools had entered. In the year 5 final, there were 14 schools, each with a team of six, who ran 1.5K on a very demanding course, which included steep hills and uneven ground. The first four runners home from each school were given a card with their position on. The positions were then added up to give a team score. Plumberow girls ran brilliantly in a race where 14 schools (84 children!) competed for a top 3 place. Our final position overall was 3rd place with a great score of 81, with two of our girls finishing 2nd and 3rd in the race itself. For two consecutive years now, this Year Team has made it through to the County finals for this event - a great achievement. Well done Girls!'

(report by Mr Toovey)

(level 3 - County)


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Cross Country at Ashingdon

The second Local Schools Cross Country was hosted by Ashingdon! Another beautiful sunny afternoon (warmer this week), saw some more FANTASTIC running by pupils from Ashingdon, Hockley, Westerings AND Plumberow!

Another GREAT afternoon!

(level 2 - inter)

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Cross Country at Plumberow

The first of the 2017 Local School Cross Country was hosted by Plumberow! A beautiful sunny afternoon (even though a little chilly), saw some FANTASTIC running by pupils from Ashingdon, Hockley, Westerings AND Plumberow!

Well Done!!

(level 2 - inter)

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Cross Country at Deanes

What a FANTASTIC morning of running (in the sunshine!!) when Plumberow joined 26 other schools at a Cross Country meeting organised by the School Sports Partnership and hosted by Deanes! With up to 162 children running in EACH race, Plumberow pupils did us proud! 2 Year 5 individual runners will now represent us at the County finals along with the Year 5 Girls' Team!

(level 2 - Inter)

Well Done Everyone!!

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Relays at Alleyn Court

Pupils from Years 4,5&6 took part in Cross Country relays organised and hosted by Alleyn Court. Plumberow entered 2 teams in both the boys' and girls' races and along with 9 other schools, all the pupils ran extremely well in some very cold and muddy conditions!!

Well Done!

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