Students set new record time in annual Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge

PUBLISHED: 16:35 04 July 2019 | UPDATED: 16:35 04 July 2019

King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.

King's Ely students set a new record time in this year's Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.

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King's Ely students set a new record time as they competed in this year's Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge.

King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.

The annual competition, which sees senior students compete in running, swimming, canoeing, climbing, slacklining and assault course challenges, was held in memory of Kit Martin-Doyle, one of the founders of the Ely Scheme.

King's Ely students set a new record time as they competed in this year's Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge.

The annual competition, which sees senior students compete in running, swimming, canoeing, climbing, slacklining and assault course challenges, was held in memory of Kit Martin-Doyle, one of the founders of the Ely Scheme.

King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.

This year's winners were Withburga House, made up of Lucy Lott and Grace Morris, with a time of one hour 28 minutes and 33 seconds, and School House, made up of Charlie Watson and Alex Scarborough, with a record-setting time of 1 hour 12 minutes and 42 seconds.

The students who competed this year were: Emma Maris, Mimi Hughes, Rebecca Daniel, Emily Tomkins, Rahera Greatrex, Natsuko Noguchi, Rhys Phillips, George Jobe, Joseph Beeney, George Collier, Robert Dunlop-Brown and Callum Hall.

Sue Freestone, principal, said: "I marvel at the fitness and grit of these young people for whom I have profound respect. Well done indeed."

King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.

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King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.

King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.

King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.King’s Ely students set a new record time in this year’s Martin Doyle Endurance Challenge. Picture: KING'S ELY.

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