National Cross Country FinalistDate Posted: 11/03/2016 | Posted In: Latest news
QE Student, Shona Haston travelled to Wollaton Park in Nottingham on Saturday 5th March, as part of the County Durham Squad for the ‘New Balance English Schools’ Cross Country Championship 2016′.
Shona successfully qualified for this event by firstly representing QE and Darlington at the County Durham event in January at Meadowfield Leisure Centre and then qualifying from a further Northern event, again at Meadowfield in early February.
At Wollaton Park, Shona finished 144th out of a field of 307 in the senior girls race and was in 4th place out of the 8 runners for the Durham team. Her time was 19:06. Shona has done really well to get this far in a very competitive sport and all at QE are proud of her achievements.