Spring Term 2017

Inter-House Cross Country Competition

Report by Mr Morton

208 runners, at least eight First Aid Service personnel and up to twenty students from the Combined Outdoor Service acting as marshals took part in the recent inter-House cross country competition which represented a fantastic effort school wide.

They're off!

The course was particularly tricky with sloppy, wet conditions underfoot for large parts of the course not to mention the slog up Dead Dog's Hill, one, two or three times depending on the race.

There were some fantastic individual efforts but the team event is what matters and there was a terrific atmosphere and team effort from every House.

The winners of the individual girls race - Iona, Katie and Katy   Senior boys winner - Max F   Showing the strain at the end

Junior Girls - 1 lap = 3km approx

Individual placings
1st place -  Iona McV
2nd place - Katie R
3rd place - Katy M

Team placings
1st place - Windmill
2nd place - Plewlands
3rd place - Hopeman

Junior Boys - 2 laps = 6 km approx

Individual placings
1st place - Gyles D
2nd place - Oliver R
3rd place - Jamie K

Team placings
1st place - Cumming
2nd place - Duffus
3rd place- Round Square
4th place - Bruce 

Junior boys individual winners   A thumbs up from Windmill seniors

Senior Girls

Individual placings
1st place - Oda F
2nd place - Issy M
3rd place - Sofia C

Team placings
1st place - Windmill
2nd place - Plewlands
3rd place - Hopeman

Senior Boys

Individual placings
1st place - Max F
2nd place -  James M
3rd place - Mamadou S

Team placings
1st place- Bruce 
2nd place - Duffus
3rd place - Cumming
4th place - Round Square
5th place - Gordonstoun House – (208)

Great team efforts all round, well done to all concerned.

My thanks, as always, to the staff who supported the event at the finish area and around the course without whom the event could not take place.


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