Berkhamsted Group, Heatherton | 19.10.2016

Cross Country Gold!

Cross Country Gold!

Cross Country Gold

On Saturday
17th September, the Heatherton Cross Country team went to Berkhamsted
Prep School to compete in their annual House Cross Country race. Heatherton entered as a House and competed against the other six Houses from Berkhamsted. Everyone was very excited
and also a little bit nervous as it was the first race of the season. 

The first
race featured six Heatherton girls from Year 4, who all ran brilliantly – in
particular, Aoife (2nd), Juliette (4th) and Elizabeth (9th). Well done also to Lily, Chloe and Carrie who
all ran very strong races to gain points for the overall team score. 

The Year 3s,
despite it being their first ever cross country event, also had an amazing race with
Poppy coming 5th, Amelie, 6th, Eleanor, 8th and
Annabel, 9th.  Well done
also to Millie, Sophia and Evie who all finished brilliantly to gain points for
the overall team score.   

The Year 5s
also had a brilliant race with Annie finishing 6th, Isabella, 13th
and Meg, 15th. 

The morning
finished with the Year 6 race and everyone was very successful, including Hannah
A (1st), Ellie (4th), Holly (5th), and Eleanor
(8th). Well done also to
Amber R and Hannah P who ran strongly to collect more points for the team. 

Then came
the team results, where everyone’s points are added up for the overall
positions. To our delight, Heatherton
came 1st in the girls’ event! A great team effort!

A big thank
you to Mrs Adams and to all of the Berkhamsted staff for a fantastic morning.

We are now
looking forward to the Berkhamsted Cross Country Invitation Relay event on the
27th September. Go Heatherton!

Hannah Ashby and Ellie Shield, Cross Country Captains

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