20 October 2017
King's Hall athletes impress at Taunton Junior Aquathlon
Several King’s Hall athletes were involved in Taunton’s annual Junior Aquathlon earlier this month. The long-standing tradition saw pupils take on a range of challenging circuits, each of which involved a swim and long distance run. The beautiful weather certainly helped to raise spirits, as the results speak for themselves.
In the Tri Stars 1 race, the children had to swim eight lengths before completing a remarkable 1500m run. Cameron Wallace came 1st in the boys’ race; a fantastic feat for the 9-10 years’ category, with Nicolas Du Toit hot on his heels, finishing in 5th.
In the girls’ race, Monique Du Toit placed 9th; a much-deserved achievement, which certainly reflected the effort put in.
The Tri Stars 2 race, which is designed for 11-12 year olds, involved 14 lengths of the pool and a demanding 2000m run. Lexie Wallace certainly took this in her stride – placing 4th overall.
A brilliant effort by all involved, and most certainly a testament that hard work and lots of practice equals success.