Mountain Running Champions!

Medal winners, Beckie Taylor and Katie Buckley


On Saturday 24th September, the Home Countries Mountain Running Championships were held in Llanberis, Wales, in the shadow of Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales. This is a competition in which teams from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland take part.

Beckie Taylor competed in the Under 18 race and finished in fourth place overall. This involved running 6.8Km with a climb of 317 metres. Beckie was part of the winning England team and received a gold team medal. Katie Buckley competed in the Under 16 race and finished in third place overall so gained an individual bronze medal in her race. Katie’s race was 6.3Km long with a climb of 315 metres. Congratulations to both girls on their magnificent achievement!

Katie receiving her individual bronze medal