Ely Air Cadets spur to success at Wing Cross Country competition
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Cadets from the 1094 Ely Squadron spurred to success at the annual Wing Cross Country competition, despite illness sweeping through the team.
The 24-strong outfit travelled to Bassingbourn Barracks to compete with squadrons across Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire, finishing second in the boys youths category.
Depending on their age, the cadets ran either a three or five-kilometre cross country course prepared by the Bassingbourn squadron.
There were originally meant to be 42 runners taking part before a nasty bug hit the camp, but this did not stop the cadets giving their full effort.
An Ely Squadron spokesperson said: "Well done to every single cadet from across the wing who gave their all in representing their squadrons so well, especially 10F Luton Squadron who won the overall event."
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