The OS Running Team alumni achieved a terrific 4th place result at the 69th edition annual Alumni Cross Country Race held at Wimbledon Common on Saturday 11th December. This year there were a total of 281 competitors in the five-mile race, with the OS contingency comprising of 9 experienced runners: Johnny Campbell (SH 12-16), Freddie Strachan (H 03-08), Henry Bolton (P 90-95), Jon Lidiard (E 95-00, Former Evans Housemaster), Daniel Johnson (W 04-09), Ben Collins (P 97-02), Alice Slattery (L 15-17), James Gordon (SH 85-92), and Hattie Duxbury (L 15-17).
The competition combines the scoring positions from the top four finishers from each school to give a total score.
Congratulations to all runners who participated and contributed to another fantastic result!
Click here to see the full results of the event.
After the race, the team enjoyed celebratory drinks at The Green Man Pub which lasted well into the night.
Please note the other key dates for OS Running events in the new year:
February 2nd – King Henry VIII Relays (50th Anniversary), 1:45pm
February 26th – Morgan Run (Sedbergh School), 2:00pm
March 21st – Wilson Run Dinner, 7:00pm
March 22nd – Ten Mile Morning Run, 10:30am