Annandale & Eskdale Super 4s Cross Country League 2018 Results

The finale of the Annandale and Eskdale Schools Super 4s cross country league took place in Lockerbie following events in Moffat and Annan.

The Super 4s which, are part of the PEPAS primary schools sporting calendar, are designed to promote cross country running to primary 5-7 children with the emphasis on encouraging runners of all abilities, whether to increase fitness levels, improve past performances or quite simply for enjoyment.

The events, sponsored by Magnox Limited, also provided a pathway for children to compete in readiness for the Annandale and Eskdale Primary Schools Cross Country Championships and the Scottish Schools Cross Country Championships.

After the final race in Lockerbie presentations to the winners in each category were made:

Category Position Name School
Boys Overall 1st Cammy Bryson Newington Primary
Girls Overall 1st Nicole Ritchie Newington Primary
Primary 5 Girls 1st Ami Miller Brydekirk Primary
2nd = Lyvie Bryson and Karli Pratt Newington Primary
3rd Danielle Wilson (not pictured) Gretna Primary
Primary 5 Boys 1st Thomas Boyes (not pictured) Applegarth Primary
2nd Finlay Walton Moffat Primary
3rd Ace Jamieson Lockerbie Primary
Primary 6 Girls 1st Freya Blaikie Langholm Primary
2nd = Matilda Brockley and
Alice Roberts Langholm Primary
3rd Phoebe Thorburn Newington Primary
Primary 6 Boys 1st Ashton McKinnel Langholm Primary
2nd Riley Hairstains (not pictured) Lockerbie Primary
3rd Ellis Dirom Langholm Primary
Primary 7 Girls 1st Nicole Ritchie Newington Primary
2nd Gabi Nolan Hecklegirth Primary
3rd Jessica Forster Canonbie Primary
Primary 7 Boys 1st Cammy Bryson Newington Primary
2nd Karl Lamont Canonbie Primary
3rd Danny Hotson Langholm Primary

The overall winners were Cammy Bryson and Nicole Ritchie, both Primary 7, from Newington Primary School.

Chair of Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning committee, Councillor Jeff Leaver, said: “Congratulations to all the children who have been competing during the winter months. It is excellent to see numbers of participants growing each year and more young children engaging in the event.”

Vice Chair, Councillor Ros Surtees, said: “There has been a number of events in recent weeks and months in Annandale and Eskdale that have seen record numbers of individual and school entries in all events. These events are supported by local sports clubs and it is evident the service is valued by schools, clubs and the community.”

John Grierson, Site Closure Director at Chapelcross, on behalf of Magnox Limited, said: “Yet again, another excellent event with so many children given the opportunity to participate, compete and develop. Thist all bodes very well for the future. It’s great to recognise that our support could be developing future sporting champions and equally as important, children enjoying the benefits of being physically active.”


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