Sport

Runners race at Kalka Shades

Tayla Campbell from St Mary’s School won the 11-years girls.
Tayla Campbell from St Mary’s School won the 11-years girls. Chris Ison

MORE than 420 primary school students took up the challenge of running around the Kalka Shades course at Wednesday's primary schools cross-country championships.

Students from about 20 regional schools ran for a chance at the upcoming Capricornia trials.

Races were divided into age groups from 10-year-old to the 12-13 class.

The 11 and 12-year age groups tackled the 3km distance, while the nine-year and 10-years ran 2km.

Top five runners from each age qualified for the Central Queensland championships at Yeppoon on June 6.

Winners in each age group included Cassidy Knuth - RGS - 9:48, Joseph Milburn - RGS - 8:38 (10-years), Tayla Campbell - St Mary's -13:23, Jacob Spark - RGS - 11:45 (11-years), Julia Becker - RGS - 12:28:41, Sam Gray - Marlborough - 11:20:11(12-years) and Britney Lohse - St Paul's Gracemere - 13:32, Nick Hooper - Crescent Lagoon - 13:30 (13-years).

Qualifying students - 10 Yrs: Shyanne Morris, Rhianna Whouley, Renee Sweeney, Tara Daniels; Henry Gray, Harrison Green, Zahn Rothery, Harrison Hooper, Liam Zahra.11 Yrs: Amy Hoffman, Alexis Williams, Sophie Bartlem, Ashleigh Howkins; Ty Hartwell, Eamon Christensen, Lawson Mills. 12 Yrs Corriina Gasler, Gabrielle Norris-Kvikne, Emma Burgess, Natalia Greany; Kahlil Ganter, Jakeb Weber, Jack Bauer. 13 Yrs: Matila Phelan, Taylor Parkinson, Josie Carol, Renae Hamilton; Maurice Murray, Codie Burke, Raymond Hallam, Zac O'Donnell.

Topics:  athletics, cross country, kalka shades



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