Cross Country Feb 2013

Foyle College cross country team have had a fantastic beginning to the new cross country season, with an excellent performance at the oakgrove college cross country event on the 25th January 2013 and the district cross country championships on the 05th of February. 

A total of 23 Foyle College students competed across 7 cross country races ranging from 1500m – 4500m.



A highly competitive and well represented Foyle College has seen some outstanding individual performances from the following medal winning students on the 25th of January:

Lauren Deveney      2nd Place       Minor Girls.   (1500m)
Rhys  Hughes          3rd Place       Junior Boys    (2400m)
Greg Parkhill            5th  Place      Junior Boys    (2400m)
Adam Carlin             6th Place       Intermediate boys (4500m)


This was followed by excellent individual performances from the following students at the District Cross Country Competition on the 05th February:

Rhys  Hughes       6th Place       Minor Boys    (2000m)

Joshua Lyle           9th Place       Junior Boys    (2500m)

This has automatically qualified the boys for the Ulster Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships on Wednesday 13th February.

Congratulations to all those runners who competed and who have been involved so far this year, we are confident that their success and progression will be sustained.

Always remember...slow and steady wins the race!  

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Foyle Cross Country Team please contact: Mrs Leonard or Mr.Harrington.