On Saturday the 7th December, twelve talented cross-country runners from Ilkley Grammar School took part in English Schools Cross Country Cup Final, at Mount St Marys College near Sheffield.
After a tough qualifying process, two teams made it through to the event: the junior and senior boys. The junior and senior girls team also took part in the regional round near Hull on November 9th, but unfortunately, they just missed out on attending the finals.
The boys who attended the finals did very well with the junior boys’ team coming 10th overall. The individual results for the boys in the team were as follows: Alexander Wolfenden 28th, Archie Budding 50th, Dylan Shinn 65th, Caleb Dix 89th, Ethan Doyle 136th, Nicholas Archer 147th.
The intermediate boys team also did very well and came 26thteam overall. The individual results for that team were as follows: Max Ashelford 70th, Wilbur Summerson 88th, George Buckley 129th, Lewis Boyle 134th, Josh Beevers 142nd, James Boyle 143rd