We recently took
eleven cross country runners over to Christ’s Hospital School in Horsham for
the Sussex Schools Year 7 & 8 County Cross Country Finals. All state and
private schools in the Sussex area were invited, and the competition was very
strong. The St Leonards Academy athletes were selected based on the high level
of athletics ability they had shown during cross country lessons, or their
performance in the Hastings & Rother Schools Cross Country held at Battle
Abbey School earlier in the academic year.
approximately 200 runners in each race, and every one of our pupils finished in
the top 100 athletes. Stand out performances were:
(Yr7 boys) – 41st
Henderson (Yr 7 boys) – 54th
(Yr 8 girls) – 63rd
entered a team in the Year 7 Boys event, who finished in the top 10!