Valley Mini Marathon at AVC

More than 330 children took part in the Valley Mini Marathon at Avon Valley College, part of Salisbury Plain Academies, recently.

The aim of the event is to enable a large number of children to take part in a fun run which has an element of competition. There were team and individual categories.

The winner of the 'girls under 9' was Zara Vince of Great Bedwyn and 'boys under 9' Isacic Routledge of Christ the King. The 'under 11 girls' winner was Emily Batty of Durrington Juniors and the 'boys under 11s' Matthew Nicton of Great Bedwyn.

In the team event the winners in the 'girls under 9' was Durrington Juniors and 'boys under 9' Great Bedwyn. In the 'under 11' category, the girls' winning school was Burbage and the boys' winning school was Great Bedwyn. 

Students from AVC helped marshall the event and set up the start and finish.