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Malvern College hosts 25th Cross Country Championships

Pupils from more than 80 schools competed

Posted by Hannah Vickers | April 20, 2017 | Sports & Leisure

Around 1,000 pupils from more than 80 schools competed at the 25th annual National Preparatory Schools’ Cross Country Championships held at Malvern College.

Malvern hosts this event each year and each year it grows bigger! - Chey West, Director of Sport at Malvern College

“Malvern hosts this event each year and each year it grows bigger! This year we were delighted to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the National Preparatory Schools Cross Country Championships – we have the perfect setting, and we set great store by excellence in sporting achievement”, said Chey West, Director of Sport. 

In the Under 11 Girls' race, Lily Slack from Derwent Lodge in Tonbridge, Kent was the individual winner helping her school to win the Team Competition. Jack Webb from Dulwich Prep, Cranbrook in Kent won the Under 11 Boys’ individual race. Abingdon Prep, Oxfordshire won the Team Competition.

Dalis Jones of Tockington Manor, Bristol and Fraser Sproul from Sedbergh Preparatory School, Cumbria won the Under 13 Girls’ and Under 13 Boys’ individual races respectively. The Under 13 Girls’ Team Competition was won by Cheam Preparatory School, Berkshire and Yardley Court Preparatory School, Kent won the Boys’ Team Competition.

Kent College, Canterbury took home the U11 Girls’ Small Schools’ Trophy, Tockington Manor the U11 Boys’. Sedbergh Prep was awarded both the U13 Boys’ and Girls’ Small Schools’ Trophies.

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