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Pupils compete in Burghley Run

Burghley run Friday 23rd October saw hundreds of Stamford Junior School pupils race against their peers in the annual Burghley Run.  

The event was strongly attended by parents, staff and others, creating a brilliant atmosphere for the duration of the event. Years 2 to 6 competed in races against their fellow class mates, with boys and girls racing together. The distance of the races varied according to the ages of the pupils, with the longest races being over a mile.

Juan Gonzalez-Mendia, Director of Sport for Stamford Junior School, said; “The conclusion of the last race signalled the end of a great event and a huge well done to all those who participated must go out.”

In the first race of the afternoon, the Year 2 race, Jack Echezarreta was the leading boy, with Jack Gilman and William Davies rounding out the top three. Charlotte Austin, Francesca Quetglas-Peach and Annabel Anslow were the leading girls, finishing first, second and third respectively.

The Year 3 race saw Rory Dresner as the first boy to the finish, Eddie Clements was second and Charlie Sharpe third. Of the girl’s Mille Cannings finished first with Posy Phelan and Florence Dexter completing the top three.

Emily Traylen was the first of the girls home in the Year 4 category with Lucy Williams second and Annelise Barwise third. Divyeash Vaseeharan was the first boy to cross the line with Cameron Drutman and Tomos Gilman coming second and third respectively.

The Year 5 race finished with Charlotte Cousley, Natasha Mountain and Annie-May Cannings in the first, second and third positions respectively for the girls. Sam Wilson was first with Jack Haynes next in second and Dylan Hooper third for the boys.

The Year 6 and final race of the day finished with Benjamin Goold first of the boys with James Wagstaffe second and Elliot Klemstine third. Zara Pollock was the first girl to cross the line with Zara Brown and Carys Attwell second and third respectively.