Sun shines on young racers

A youngster competes in the cross country racing at Stockland

A youngster competes in the cross country racing at Stockland - Credit: Archant

East Devon Primary Cross Country resumes at Stockland

A welcome respite from the rain saw the first race in the East Devon Primary Cross Country season take place in glorious sunshine.

The pitch at Stockland Primary Academy was packed with excited children, parents, relatives and teachers who had come to watch the pupils from 18 schools compete.

The Girls Year 3 and 4 race was won by last season’s winner Scarlett Livingstone (Feniton) with Mimi Lumb (Wellington) in second place and Aimee Blatchford (Feniton) third.

The Boys Year 3 and 4 race saw Spencer Ayers and Rhys Cook (Stockland) in first and second spot, with Jack Garner (St Peter’s Budleigh) in third place.


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In the Girls Year 5 and 6 race Phoebe Clark (Mrs Ethelston’s, Uplyme) was the winner with Lydia Boyd (Tipton St John) second and Izzy Steele (Stockland) third.

The Boys Year 5 and 6 race was won by Johnny Livingstone (Feniton), with Dylan Leonard and Cameron Reader (Wellington) finishing second and third.

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Last season’s overall winners were: 1 Stockland, 2 Wellington, 3 Feniton.

Organisers thanked Stockland staff and parents who helped with marshalling, car parking and providing the delicious cakes.

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