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Lower School Cross Country Race

The Lower School held their annual Cross Country Race for students in Grades 4-8. 

This year 119 students participated.  Our younger students were the cheerleaders shouting words of encouragement and offering up high fives along the route of the race.  

It was an unseasonably warm day – perfect for a run! 

The results for the race are as follows:

U11 Girls

1      Nicole Cappellazzo

2      Cameryn Cappellazzo

3      Marlize Van Sittert

U11 Boys

1      Manqoba Phakathi

2      Garrett Bowley

3      Nicholas Pavlika

U12 Girls

1      Abbey Bowley

2      Faith Bell

3      Kiana Gemmell

U12 Boys

1      Jack Hilditch

2      Callum Campbell

3      Paul Rosenbaum

U13 Girls

1      Liana Biktimirova

2      Hannah Bradley

3      Sophia Seguin

U13 Boys

1      Sam Court

2      Will Cowherd

3      John Andrew Kit


U14 Girls

1      Fionna Stevenson

2      Ella Foss

3      Arianna Gadinger

U14 Boys

1      Romaeo D’Intino

2      Brett Erskine

3      John Drake

Boys Overall Winner – Reid Trophy: Romaeo D’Intino

Girls Overall Winner – Cadeau CupAbbey Bowley

The winning tribe was: Mohawk

To view more pictures from the race click here!

1929 Ridley Cross Country Run Footage

The Cross Country run started in 1891 and is the longest standing, continuous sports event at Ridley. Just to give you an idea of what it was like to race back then, here is a video from the 1929 Cross Country Run – pretty neat to see:

I’ve been told that it’s rained, snowed and done just about everything in between on the day of the Ridley annual cross country run, but yesterday was pretty near perfect conditions. The sun was shining and there was a cool November breeze – ideal for running. Here is some footage of the 2010 Cross Coutry Run: