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AJIS CROSS COUNTRY

Held at Rossall School on Wednesday 3rd October.

 

During the last 3 weeks the U 10 and U 11 boys and girls cross country squads have trained hard at lunchtimes in preparation for the annual AJIS Championships which once again were held at Rossall School around their magnificent playing fields and sand dunes.

The U10 boys were first to race and recorded the following results:

Oliver  17th

Freddie 19th

Tom  23rd

Evan  25th

William 27th

Bertie  51st

Jonty  61st

This was a magnificent team performance and the team came 2nd overall out of 22 schools.

Next up was the U10 girls who also ran very well with Isabel Tuck recording the best individual performance by a Kirkham athlete on the day when she was placed in 7th place.

The other team results were as follows:

Emily  21st

Zara  23rd

Issy  28th

Evelyn  54th

Regan  52nd

Rosa  74th.

 

The U11 boys also performed well for the school with Joshua Mulgrew the best placed athlete finishing in 8th place. The other team positions were as follows:

Alex Davies 13th

Harry Marsh 27th

Jenson Crompton 44th

Dylan Misell 57th

Callum Sumner 59th

Rowan Edwards 60th

 

The U11 girls’ race was the final event of the afternoon. Top finisher for Kirkham was team captain Lola Cooper who achieved 22nd place, closely followed by:

Natalie  47th

Leoma  52nd

Nikita  74th

Lola  81st

Lucy  82nd

Brooke  87th

Everyone performed to the best of their ability in a very competitive event. Thank you to Rossall for organising a great afternoon of cross country.

 

Fun Runs

The Junior School held their annual Fun Runs for the Pre-School and Infant children. Thankfully, we were blessed with fine weather and the best underfoot conditions for some years! Medals were awarded to all of the fun runners. Well done to all!
The photographs can be viewed via our Flickr page at https://www.flickr.com/p…/kgsphotos/albums/72157696340653330