Finishing first place in the girls’ race was Sadhbh Callan from Broadridge Primary School, Derry, followed by Hollybush Primary School pupils Maeve O’Donnell and Maria Devine, who placed in second and third place respectively.
Tomas McCloskey from Faughanvale Primary School, Eglinton, placed first in the boys’ race, followed by Paul Devine from Hollybush Primary School, Culmore in second and Aidan O’Donnell from Faughanvale Primary School in third place.
The pupils have also been competing in races in teams of six to collect points for their school.
The top three schools in the girls’ team race were Hollybush Primary School, Broadbridge Primary School, and Eglinton Primary School, whilst St Patrick’s Primary School, Derry, Broadbridge Primary School, and Hollybush Primary School achieved top points in the boys’ team race.
The successful athletes are gearing up to take place in the final this February at Mallusk Playing Fields.
The top 20 girls and top 20 boys will be invited to join the Flahavan’s Athletics Northern Ireland Junior Endurance Squad, a fantastic opportunity which will provide training sessions for the athletes over the next 12 months to support with their personal development.
Hannah will also pay a visit to the winning schools to meet and greet the young athletes starting out on their exciting athletic careers, following the final in February.
For further information on the league, please contact Athletics NI at [email protected] or 028 9060 2707.
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