Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Cross Country 2018

Cumann na mBunscol Cross Country

So the day started by getting on the bus at 9:00am sharp. The race was in Bellewstown Racecourse. 60 schools attended with 1300 racing.
The first race was the small schools U-11 Girls and they were Emma, Molly, Ellie-Mai, Shannon, Lilly and Anna.  Lilly came in 10th out of more than 200 people! Anna came in 65th! All of the girls did brilliant!
The second race for us was the U-11 Boys the participants were Seán Mac Mahon, Séan Cassidy, Cathal, Lee, Mikey, Jack, Shane Bennet and Ódhran. Ódhran came 26th out of more than 200 people. Jack came in 29th. Seán Mac came in 51st.
We came third overall in U-11s!

The next race for us was U-13s. The participants were Fionn, Shane Cahill, Cian, Joe and Caoimhín. Caoimhín came in 104th out more than 200 people. Great results for all!
Next were the U-13 girls and the participants were Charlotte, Amy, Jane, Cara.
Charlotte came 7th, our highest finish on the day. On the bus we had the craic.
We had a great time and we are very proud of ourselves!

Written by: Caoimhín Cussen and Seán Mac Mahon.