Devon School Cross Country Championships

Posted on: 04/02/2019

The County Cross Country events were recently held at Stover school and GTS top runners made it through a tough selection process to represent North Devon at the County Final. 

Runners came from across the country to compete over the various distances on the Stover course. Conditions were good if not slightly damp and misty that morning.  The following pupils rose to the challenge:

Minor Girls age group (2200m), Eden Hurst (29th, Lexi Reeves (42nd)

Jessica Parker finished an excellent 8th place and first runner back for North Devon group in the girls 3100m, with Ailis Temple Thurston a close 10th place and Isabel Beer 35th out of a total of 50 runners.

In the boys events, Alex Grigg completed in the intermediate boys and finished 26th with a time of 22.41 , just two minutes after 1st place and in the junior boys race, Harvey Reeves (25th) and Ruben Stacey (34th) and Ben Tolson hot on his tail in 36th place.

Congratulations to all runners who went to represent the school and the north Devon area.


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