English Schools XC Champs, 14 March 2020

14 March 2020

Kaitlyn Sheppard rounded off her best ever cross country season with a 5th place finish representing Gloucestershire, in the inter girls category at the English Schools Cross Country Championships. The Tewkesbury school student committed to the pace from the start, fighting for her place on the podium. After a hard race she was rewarded with an improvement of 25 places from the previous year. In the same age group Ciara Thornley ran well to finish just outside the top 100 in 106th. In the junior girls race Chloe Sheppard ran a strong race to finish as top Gloucestershire in 107th, in the same race Seren Jones and Molly Dibden finished in 126th and 222nd respectively. In the junior boys race Isaac Henderson finished as fourth Gloucestershire in 150th. Luke Pennington finished 135th as second Gloucestershire in the senior boys age group, followed home by Henry James as third Gloucestershire in 158th.