cross country and athletics
Girls who participate in City's running programme enjoy the varied drills and challenge themselves to better personal best records. Girls have the opportunity to participate in the prestigious London Mini Marathon and the London Schools Cross Country Championships.
End of Season Report - Summer 2015
We also had 9 girls running in the Mini Marathon at the beginning of term. This has now become a major event for young runners and many go on from this to represent at Regional and National level.
Girls in the teams were: U13 – Claudia Cilleruelo, Mimi Takahashi, Helena Williamson and Lia Radus. U15 – Emily Gordon, Lizzie Arnold, Emily Thomas and Megan Peters. U17 – Hannah Balheimer.
This year CLSG introduced a new full athletics schedule in to both the class room and extra curricular. This has allowed pupils to learn new disciplines in track and field such as, hurdles, shot, discus and javelin.
Whilst implementing this in to lessons we also started an athletics club running twice a week where pupils could come along to learn and further improve their techniques in the new sport.
As a result of this this we entered the local Westminster borough athletics meet taking 12 girls from year 7, 8 and 9 to compete. All 36 girls worked extra hard to do their best and over all we came 3rd in our first ever athletics meet. this was a fantastic result. Also from this event 6 pupils across the 3 years were selected to represent the Westminster borough. There girls were:
Evelyn Adu-Poku, Lia Radus, Emilia O’Connell, Caitlin Carlos, Lucy Martin, Livina Oneuegbu.