On Monday 15th October, 17 runners from the Cross Country Club braved the weather and traveled to Farlingaye, Suffolk, for the first round of the English Schools Cross Country Cup.
The Junior Girls team came 4th overall with excellent performances from Norwich School pupils Ava De Cooper Wride, Mia Sexton, Maddie Hallam and Madison Kelly, who came 2nd in the race. Herbie Holness, Finney Harrod and Arthur Turner all ran well in the Junior Boys race, with Arthur finishing 12th.
In the Intermediate Girls race, Mia Bartram was first home for Norwich in 13th place. Jemima Miller, Lily Brown, Alice Shaw and Lizzie Collinson helped the team to finish 5th overall. The Intermediate Boys finished 7th, thanks to strong runs from Sonny Cooper, Arthur Wildish, Freddie Power, Benji Tremelling and, first home for Norwich in 18th place, Will Blythe-Bartram.
Well done to all those who took part.