Cambridge dominates as King’s Ely hosts annual Cambridgeshire County School’s cross country

Cambridgeshire Schools Cross Country Championships, at Kings School, Ely,

Cambridgeshire Schools Cross Country Championships, at Kings School, Ely, - Credit: Archant

King’s Ely welcomed hundreds of young athletes as the school played host to the Cambridgeshire County Schools Cross Country.

Runners from across the county braved the mid-January chill on Saturday morning to take on the course located on the school’s grounds on Barton Road.

Similar to last year’s event, Cambridge dominate proceedings; winning six out of the eight individual races.

Huntingdon also tasted success, with Isabelle Wilkins and Ashley Quince winning the Minor Girls and Minor Boys races respectively.

Ely’s morning was less succesful, with Rebecca Daniel’s second-place finish in the Inter Girls race the city’s only top-three finish.


Minor Girls:

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1st - Isabelle Wilkins (Huntingdon)

2nd - Emma Lewis (Cambridge)

3rd - Sophie Faulkner (Huntingdon)

Minor Boys:

1st - Ashley Quince (Huntingdon)

2nd - Alex Melloy (Cambridge)

3rd - Sidney O’Connell (Peterborough)

Junior Girls:

1st - Shannon Flockhart (Cambridge)

2nd - Ella Robinson (Peterborough)

3rd - Lottie Knights (Cambridge)

Junior Boys:

1st - David Dow (Cambridge)

2nd - Marcel Lewis (Cambridge)

3rd - Nik Harhalakis (Cambridge)

Inter Girls:

1st - Julia Paternain (Cambridge)

2nd - Rebecca Daniel (Ely)

3rd - Francesca Worrall (Cambridge)

Inter Boys:

1st - Oliver Sewell (Cambridge)

2nd - Thomas Keen (Cambridge)

3rd - Joey Croft (Huntingdon)

Senior Girls:

1st - Charlotte-Tara Murphy (Cambridge)

2nd - Belinda Dow (Cambridge)

3rd - Alice Newcombe (Cambridge)

Senior Boys:

1st - Rob Huckle (Cambridge)

2nd - Ashley Brown (Cambridge)

3rd - Jordan Wood (Cambridge)

The best athletes will now be selected for Cambridgeshire team that will compete at the Anglian Cross Country Championships.