Clara crowned YR 7 English Schools Champ

English Schools Fell Running Championship

A smiling Clara taking the yr 7 title

Seven CVRF junior members represented their schools at the prestigious 13th English Schools Fell Running Championships held on 26th September 2021 at Sedbergh School Cumbria. Fell runners from across the country competed in this keenly contested championship race. The course including a challenging steep ascent were runners could be seen winding up the open fell above Sedbergh.

Clare McKee (Calder High) ran a fantastic race and stormed into first place winning both the Year 7 and Year 7 girls race. Joseph Stone (Ryburn School) came 10th Noah de Wit (Calder High) came 39th and Ted Parker (Ryburn School) came 71st in the Year 7 race.

Thomas McKee came in 13th and Wynn Standish came 62nd in a competitive field of 131 runners in the year 8/9 race.  Year 11/12 saw James Aitken have a solid run.

The prizes were presented by well-known fell runner Nicky Spinks.