A number of Oakham athletes have been enjoying a run of success in County Athletics Championships.
Evan in Form 4 set a new county record when he raced in the U17 400m event at the Leicestershire and Rutland AA and Warwickshire County AA Track and Field Championships held at the Pingles Stadium Nuneaton. He also won the U17 200m event. Luke in Form 3 won the U15 200m with a new personal best (pb) of 23.45 seconds.
Helen in Form 3 won the U15G 800m at the Lincolnshire County Championships with a new pb of 2.23.9 and Peter, her brother in Form 2 came 2nd in the U15B 800m with a new pb of almost the same time of 2.23.2.
Director of Athletics, Mr Vandoros said, “What an outstanding effort from all our County Oakhamians. Their efforts have been exemplary and mixed with their talent and determination makes the result well earned and highly valued."
Athletics is one of Oakham’s major sports in the Summer Term with over 200 keen pupils participating and at least 100 athletes competing weekly against other schools.