Parliament Hill hosts Camden Schools Cross-Country Championship
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More than 2,000 young runners took part in the annual Camden Schools Cross-Country Championship at Parliament Hill.
Thirty schools were involved in the morning’s junior race, with 1,500 boys and girls from Years 3-6 on the course, and Christ Church took the title, with New End in second and Eleanor Palmer third.
In the afternoon 500 runners from 12 secondary schools took part in the senior race for those in Years 7-11.
In the girls’ races, South Hampstead High School won the Years 7, 8 and 9 age groups and Camden School For Girls won the 10-11 event.
When the boys got their go, UCS won the Year 7 category while William Ellis won the Year 8 prize and Haverstock took the Year 9 title. William Ellis and Acland Burghley were joint winners in the Years 10 and 11 race.
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The event was organised by the Camden Schools Sports Association in partnership with Camden Sport and Physical Activity, Highgate Harriers, City of London and Camden NVQ students.
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