Young Sidmouth runners’ medal delight

PUBLISHED: 12:00 26 May 2012

Best Feet Forward-Sidmouth Primary School children from years 4, 5 and 6 are celebrating receiving thier Great West Run medals after completing the equivalent of a half marathon at their running club. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 0983-21-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Best Feet Forward-Sidmouth Primary School children from years 4, 5 and 6 are celebrating receiving thier Great West Run medals after completing the equivalent of a half marathon at their running club. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref shs 0983-21-12SH To order your copy of this photograph visit www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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YOUNG runners at Sidmouth Primary School were awarded medals for taking on a half-marathon challenge.

Committed kids, who are members of the school’s running club, completed a mile a session over 11 weeks.

They then attended Exeter Arena on Great West Run Day to complete a further 2.1miles - reaching their 13.1mile half-marathon target.

Youngsters were handed accolades at a school assembly to mark their achievements.

Year five teacher Penny Newton said: “I’m very proud of them – they were very committed and came every week to run a mile. They had great fun on the day.”

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