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4th place in National Cross Country Finals 2017

November 27, 2017 8:57 am


ESAA Cross Country Cup National Finals 2017

The Inter Girls and Inter Boys Cross Country teams travelled to Sevenoaks on Friday evening in preparation for the National Cup finals. This is a team event with six runners in each team.

The Inter Girls team of Millie Porter, Evie Green, Holly Lovell, Madeleine Stokes, Maddy Palmer and Rachel Hatherell had previously qualified through the County rounds and Regional rounds to make the finals. On a cold and demanding course there were some wonderful performances from the whole squad with most notably Evie Green finishing in 16th place and Millie Porter 27th. With the remaining Wycliffe runners not far behind and all of them finishing inside the top 80 out of a field of over 150 runners, the team secured a magnificent 4th place, which was a wonderful collective performance.

The Boys team of Tom Rowland, Charlie Hosking, James Hulme, Joseph McCoubrie, Sam Davenport and Will Naish had also performed brilliantly in the earlier rounds to secure their place for the finals. In their race Tom Rowland led the way to finish in a deserved 43rd place. However, in a strong field and despite some determined running, the team could not mount a significant challenge. However, the three Year 9 boys taking part can definitely look forward to next year and hopefully qualifying again and finishing higher.

This is the first time that Wycliffe have managed to have two teams in the final, so well done to all involved and a massive congratulations for a brilliant National 4th place to the Girls Team.

Well done!

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