Published on 06/02/17
Five students from The Stephen Perse Foundation qualified to represent Cambridgeshire in the English Schools Athletic Association Anglian Cross Country Championships in Abington Park, Northampton.
It was a gloriously sunny day, perfect cross country conditions and the students performed outstandingly. To reach this level of the competition is a great achievement in itself but all went a step further in showing their class.
In the senior girls age group Emma S produced a fantastically controlled run and displayed her running experience to achieve 6th place overall against class competition.
Francesca T in the inter girls age group produced a gutsy run and picked off the opposition to come home in 36th place against a large field of competitors.
In the minor girls age group we had two runners, Lauren C and Iona C. Both were competing at this level for the first time and neither were overawed by the scale of the event.
Their enthusiasm and energy stood them in good stead with Lauren finishing in 20th place and Iona in 26th place, superb performances by the girls.