Newker's hill first time round is hard work
South Hetton's team enjoying their first taste of cross country
Great action photographs above from the final cross country at Langley Park
Beginning in 1978, the inter school Cross Country competition has been running for over 40 years.
Click here to learn more about the history of school cross country in Chester le Street.
Bullion Lane and Newker Primary Schools
Saturday 18th January
Ouston Primary School
Saturday 25th January
Langley Park Primary School
Saturday 1st February
Left: Presentations awarded following the final cross country at Langley Park. This gives an idea of the number of children and families whoattneded the three events
An impressive total of 170 children took part in the three races. This is particularly pleasing as, in today's world, there are so many other attractions open to children on Saturday mornings. This was never the case back in 1978 when cross countries were introduced
Information on the history of cross country running and athletics can be found on the 'History' page
Girls' Results 2020
Boys' Results 2020
The boys' race in full flow.
Individual Runners 2020:
* Top 10 runners in each race receive a certificate.
Best girl and boy runner is presented to the runner with the lowest score at the end of the final event.
Best Girl 2020: Rebecca Davis (Lumley)
Best Boy 2020: Tom Briggs (St Margarets)
Newker's hill first time for the girls
Dillon and Jack from South Hetton proudly show off thier certificates for achieving a top ten finish
First lap for the boys - Langley Park
Almost 170 children ran in each of the three races at Bullion Lane, Ouston and Langley Park.
Finishing Results 2020:
* Teams must have 3 placed runners in all events in order to achieve an overall score.
Overall competition is a combination of girls' and boys' team scores.
* Langley Park boys' team St Cuthberts girls' team were crowned small school winners
Below, you can view past winners of the Cross Country.