11:12AM, Sunday 30 March 2014
Mud and hailstones failed to stop pupils battling through the annual Windsor middle schools' cross country run.
They ploughed through the woods and streams of the Great Park - starting at Bears Rail camp site, off Crimp Hill Road, Old Windsor on Wednesday.
The event - now running for 10 years - was hosted as usual by St Peter's Middle School which is based in Crimp Hill Road. Its pupils were joined by others from Dedworth Middle School in Smiths Lane, St Edward's Royal Free Middle School in Parsonage Lane, Clewer, Datchet St Mary's Primary School, the Green, Datchet and Brigidine School in Kings Road, Windsor.
Dedworth Middle came first. St Edward's was second and the host school St Peter's third.
St Peter's PE co-ordinator Gillian Robinson organised the event. Teaching assistant Emma Wood said: "This was the first year that pupils have faced such bad conditions during the run. They were so supportive of each other. Every year group cheered the others on as they came in."
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