Category: Cross Country Running

North Devon Schools Cross Country Event

Date: 7th November 2023

As the day started the elements once again served up a massive curveball and many students feared the worst. Heavy rain was undoubtedly going to make the run more challenging but the group was eager to get started nevertheless. The year 7 boys and girls had smashed the Stephen Shield and were due another big…

Stephen Shield Cross Country Event

Date: 13th October 2023

The Stephen Shield Cross country event took place on Friday 13th October at Torrington RFC. To say it was cross country weather was an understatement as it was horrendous conditions with the rain lashing in during the latter parts of the day. There were some outstanding performances from the Park contingency that included Oscar McRae…

English Schools Cross Country Success!

Date: 19th March 2022

Last weekend, three Park School students, Christopher Oliviera, Max Standen and Caleb Pirie, travelled to Kent to represent Devon in the English Schools Cross Country Finals. All three boys performed extremely well and came within the first 250 runners out of around 360. Christopher (see photo) put in an excellent effort to come 27th overall!…

South West Schools Cross-Country

Date: 16th January 2016

Seventeen Park students qualified to represent North Devon in the County schools cross-country on Saturday 16th January. Excellent effort by all those who took part in tough wintery conditions. Seven of the runners have now qualified to run for Devon in the South West schools. Massive well done to Callum Choules, Erin Silvester, Hamish James,…

English Schools Cross Country Cup National Final

Date: 10th December 2019

Congratulations to the Park Community School Year 7 and 8 Cross Country team who were the only state school team to reach the English Schools Cross Country Cup National Final in Sheffield on Saturday 7th December. There were 27 teams and 154 runners competing in one race, a tough 3050m course at Mount St. Mary’s…

Park’s Hat-Trick!

Date: 5th October 2015

It was another massive win for Park School in the annual Stephen Shield cross country competition at Torrington this term. The event is entered by all schools in North Devon and again the students from Park were outstanding. The weather did not let us down – wind and rain as always! These wet conditions made…

English Schools Cross Country

Date: 5th October 2016

Date: Wednesday, 5 October, 2016 Park School travelled to Downside School in Radstock, Somerset to take part in the English Schools Cross Country for the first time on Wednesday 5th October. Four nervous teams took to the start line amongst a host of other private schools. However, there was no need for any of the…