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Mid-Norfolk schools compete in cross country trials

PUBLISHED: 11:28 10 January 2018 | UPDATED: 12:13 10 January 2018

More than 120 pupils competed in the cross country trials held at Neatherd High School. Picture: Neatherd High School

More than 120 pupils competed in the cross country trials held at Neatherd High School. Picture: Neatherd High School

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A school in Dereham has hosted the Mid-Norfolk cross country trials, bringing together runners from across the region.

Neatherd cross country winners Memphis Symonds and Charlie Dickerson. Picture: Neatherd High SchoolNeatherd cross country winners Memphis Symonds and Charlie Dickerson. Picture: Neatherd High School

Neatherd High School, which has been hosting the sports event since 1985, greeted more than 120 pupils from five different schools on Tuesday as they each took part in a variety of different races on the Neatherd moor.

The top eight finishers from each race have now qualified to represent Mid-Norfolk in the county trials held at Sloughbottom Park in Norwich on January 23.

More than 120 pupils competed in the cross country trials held at Neatherd High School. Picture: Neatherd High SchoolMore than 120 pupils competed in the cross country trials held at Neatherd High School. Picture: Neatherd High School

Of the 48 runners heading to the Norfolk trials, 18 are from Neatherd, 12 Northgate, 13 Litcham and 5 from Iceni.

The runners will be looking to qualify for the Nationals held in a different county later on this year.

More than 120 pupils competed in the cross country trials held at Neatherd High School. Picture: Neatherd High SchoolMore than 120 pupils competed in the cross country trials held at Neatherd High School. Picture: Neatherd High School

Speaking of the event, Nigel Miller, head of PE at Neatherd, said: “Our runners did really well this year. We are sure they will do us proud again when they represent Mid-Norfolk at the trials in two weeks’ time.”

More than 120 pupils competed in the cross country trials held at Neatherd High School. Picture: Neatherd High SchoolMore than 120 pupils competed in the cross country trials held at Neatherd High School. Picture: Neatherd High School

More than 120 pupils competed in the cross country trials held at Neatherd High School. Picture: Neatherd High SchoolMore than 120 pupils competed in the cross country trials held at Neatherd High School. Picture: Neatherd High School

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