Sandringham Xk raises £4000 for local pre-school

Sandringham Xk raises £4000 for local pre-school
The start of the Xk

Two hundred and twenty runners entered the Sandringham Xk which is a charity 10K race around the Royal Sandringham Estate that raises funds for the Little Owls Pre-school Group in East Rudham.

The Xk race course is 2 laps of a 5km trail in one of the most beautiful country parks in the UK and the course is a mixture of surfaces from woodland to road.

The 2019 edition was described as a great day out for all the family with face painting, cake stall, races for children aged 8-14 years and a great Zumba warm up in addition to the main event.

In the children’s races the winning boy was 10 year old Kieran Walpole and the winning girl was Alisha Greenwood age 9.

Winning the men’s race was Chris Gay in 36.46 minutes, Anthony Cude was second in 40.46 and third was Steven Franklin in 41.14.

In the women’s race Nicky Roger was first in a time of 43.21, Emma Wood was second in 43.50 and in third place was Rhiannon Jones in 46.22.

Cody pearman 11 kieran walpole 10 and jacob booth 9

The top three boys from left: Cody Pearman (11), Kieran Walpole (10) and Jacob Booth (9).

Isabella fincham 8 alisha greenwood 9 and izzy wood 9

The top three girls from left: Isabella Fincham (8), Alisha Greenwood (9) and Izzy Wood (9)

Top 3 men

Men's medallists: Steven Franklin, Chris Gay and Anthony Cude

Top 3 ladies

Women's medallists: Rhiannon Jones, Nicky Roger and Emma Wood

Jack rhiannon

Rhiannon Jones holding her 3rd place trophy alongside fiancé Jack Schmollmann who was 8th in the men's race

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